Celebrating the Sixth Anniversary of Laudato Si’
Virginia Interfaith Power & Light is excited to provide materials to help your faith community celebrate the sixth anniversary of Laudato Si’! Believe it or not it’s already been six years since its original release on May 24, 2015. Laudato Si’ Week 2021 is May 16 through 25th.
Find out more info below about how you can care for our common home.
Use the Below Resources to:
- Offer an evening prayer at your home or with your parish!
- Organize an adult study of the encyclical!
- Educate yourself!
Laudato Si’ Resources
- Laudato Si’ Study Reflection Presentation and Script
- Use the presentation to easily host a webinar or adult study with your faith community on the encyclical. This presentation can be given all at once (approx. 2 hrs) or can be broken up as a series (as many as 7 short sessions). It is a 44 slide presentation with accompanying script/notes and linked videos. The notes can be viewed if you download the presentation. If you would like the notes printed out, be sure to select “Notes Pages” from the print menu
- Laudato Si’ Prayer Card
- Join Catholics around the world in prayer to celebrate Laudato Si’ Week, reflect on what the COVID-19 pandemic has taught us, and to prepare for the future with hope. Download the prayer!
Laudato Si’ Events
- 17 May – Laudato Si Dialogue: Laudato Si Dialogue: Critical Opportunities in 2021 to create change: call for an integral path.
- 18 May – Laudato Si Dialogue on Education
- 19 May – Laudato Si Dialogue on Energy and Fossil Fuels: Global Catholic Divestment Drumbeat
- 20 May – Sowing Hope for the Planet / Creation Care Prayer Network
- 21 May – Global Action Day for Our Common Home
- 22 May – Laudato Si Festival “Songs for Creation”
- 23 May – (Pentecost) Praying Gathering: (Pentecost). Laudato Si’ Special Anniversary Year Closing Praying Gathering / Missionary Sending
- 24 May – Roundtable about WASH: (Water, Sanitation and Hygiene) in Catholic health care facilities
- 25 May – Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development