“The urgent challenge to protect our common home includes a concern to bring the whole human family together to seek a sustainable and integral development, for we know that things can change” – LS13

Laudato Si’ Dialogue: Critical Opportunities in 2021 to create change. A call for an integral path.

Featuring: Christine Allen , Director at CAFOD; Fr. Augusto Zampini, Representative from the Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development; Ditebogo Lebea, South African Institute of International Affairs, Global Youth Movement Representative; Gregorio Mirabal, Representative from  COICA (Amazonia)

If are looking for ways in which you can support transformative action in your school, parish or local community the Parish Guide, Care for Creation is a good place to start.

This guide is a collaborative effort on the part of faith communities and the Diocese of Ottawa, to offer simple, actionable steps that bring us closer to a more sustainable common home.

The Global Catholic Climate Movement (GCCM) offers an Eco-Parish Guide for Catholic Parishes. This free guide will be a great resource for your parish to bring Laudato Si’ to life.

Developed in cooperation with GCCM’s partners around the globe, the guide is directed at Catholic parishes globally to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions (GHGs) by addressing actions in relation to parish operations, the congregation, and the broader community. Inspired by Catholic Social Teaching, the Eco-Parish guide offers an active response to Pope Francis’ call for climate change action.

This free comprehensive guide explains how parishes can make a difference by:

For the Love of Creation is a national initiative that brings together faith bodies and faith-based organizations in Canada under a unified banner to mobilize education, reflection, action and advocacy for climate justice.

Join the Faith in Action campaign. Take the pledge, write your MP and reduce your emissions!

Participants will learn to reduce their own Green House Gas (GHG) emissions and engage in acts of solidarity with justice seeking communities. In addition to cutting emissions, a template is provided to guide you in writing to your Member of Parliament and requesting to:

Helpful Resources to track and reduce emissions :

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