Upcoming Events and Awareness
We do our best to share the wonderful work that is being done within our communities. If you have an event you would like to share, or have a topic in mind that you would like to see more of, please do not hesitate to email the office.
The Anniversary of Laudato Si'
Join us to celebrate the fifth anniversary of Laudato Si’, the remarkable encyclical written by Pope Francis on the environmental crisis affecting our planet.
A Message from Pope Francis
Caring for “Our Common Home”: Reflections from the Amazon
Alfredo Ferro Medina SJ of Canadian Jesuits Internal offers a reflection on Care for Our Common Home and the Amazon.
In Dialogue with Leonardo Boff
Please join the Jesuit Forum's Mark Hathaway in conversation with Eco-Theologian Leonardo Boff on key themes arising from the encyclical Laudato Si' on Tuesday, May 26th, 2020.
Together, they will explore:
- Why the ecological crisis is, at its heart, a crisis of relationships.
- How integral ecology weaves together social, economic, environmental, and spiritual dimensions.
- How to live out an ecological conversion and spirituality in practice.
- This virtual event will be in Spanish and translated into English and French.
Laudato Si Animators
Become a Laudato Si' Animator through the Global Catholic Climate Movement.
Development and Peace Webinar via Zoom
Date: Friday, May 29th, 2020
Time: 6 p.m. EST
Are you preoccupied by the state of our environment and wondering what can be done to protect our planet? In this webinar, Development and Peace’s animators will reflect on the basics of Laudato Si’ and examine the main ideas and principles behind the text, such as the concept of integral ecology.
Laudato Si' Prayer
Wondering how you can still support Development and Peace this Lent?
The organization offers a number of ways:
- The Share Lent campaign brings in crucial support for Development and Peace and their partners serving communities around the world. You can still participate in the Solidarity Sunday Collection here
- If you are at home and looking for online resources such as documentaries and activities for families and youth groups, check out their resources page: https://www.devp.org/en/resources