Parishes in Harmony with Creation
You are warmly invited to the Parishes in Harmony with Creation. To be held on Wednesday 6 October from 10:00 am to 11:00 am or a repeat of previous session from 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm.
The one-hour online presentation and discussion will explore how parishes can best respond to Pope Francis' 2015 Encyclical Laudato si': On Care For Our Common Home.
On 04 October 2021, the Vatican will release resources for its Laudato si Action Platform. With the expected media coverage, some parishioners might want their parish to commit to the Laudato si Action Platform. Parish Priest and Parish Leaders are aware of this initiative.
The Parishes in Harmony with Creation session will include:
a brief overview of the main teaching in Laudato si';
an overview of the Laudato si Action Platform;
an overview of the Catholic Earthcare Parishes option and other resources;
an introduction to the Diocesan Environmental Sustainability Manager; and small group discussion of the hopes and challenges of developing Parishes in Harmony with Creation