Pope Francis has invited people of faith and good will everywhere to participate in Laudato Si’ Week, May 16-24.
Laudato Si’ Week honors the fifth anniversary of Pope Francis’ encyclical on care for our common home. The theme of the week is “everything is connected.” This week launches a year-long journey of transformation, as we grow through the crisis of the current moment by praying, reflecting, and preparing together for a better world to come.
Join Catholics everywhere to reflect reflect and prepare for action 16-24 May. We’ll put our preparation into action during the Season of Creation this September, when Pope Francis has invited Catholics to pray and act for our common home.
We’re living in historic times. The COVID-19 pandemic has turned our world upside down and taken far too many. We know we can to better. Laudato Si’ teaches us how to build a better world. For Laudato Si’ Week, May 16-24, Catholics and other people of faith are uniting in solidarity for a more just and sustainable future.
You can register here to:
- Reflect and prepare through online trainings May 16 - 23
Introduction to Laudato Si' Week, Monday, May 18, 9 - 10 am ET
Creating St. Kateri Habitats
Laudato Si' Retreat: learn and deepen your spirit, Sunday, May 17, 12 - 1 pm ET
Eco Spirituality, Tuesday, May 19, 10 - 11 am ET
Sustainability, Wednesday, May 20, 10 - 11 am ET
Advocacy: hands-on guidance to advocate for creation and the most vulnerable, Wednesday, May 20, 11 am - 12 pm ET
- Participate in a worldwide day of prayer to mark the fifth anniversary of Laudato Si’ May 24, noon local time, using this prayer
- Put preparation into action during the Season of Creation, September 1 - October 4 (detail to follow)
This moment challenges us to stand together and to pledge again to build God’s beloved community and to proclaim anew, “We believe another world is possible!”
In honor of the Year of Dorothy and in solidarity with our community's commitment to care for creation, I invite you to accept the invitation of Pope Francis and join Catholics and people of faith around the world as together we reflect, pray, and celebrate Laudato Si’ Week.
Director, Justice Peace and Care for Creation Office