World Day of Prayer for Care of Creation, September 1st

In 2015, Pope Francis released Laudato Si’  “Praised Be”—his long-awaited encyclical on “human ecology,” or the interrelated relationship between humans and the environment.  Below are  a number of resources about our how our faith invites us to care for creation and how the environment impacts the poor.

Laudato Si’ Year

Pope Francis invites us to celebrate the sixth anniversary of Laudato Si’.  There are many ways you can participate from home on your own, with your family, or virtually with your group, parish or community.

Click here to find out more!

Vatican Releases Video on Pope’s Encyclical

Using scenes from nature and quotes from Pope Francis’ encyclical, “Laudato Si´”, this video inspires individuals, congregations and communities to reflect on the need to care for our common home—Earth.

Watch the video below for Bishop Noonan’s reflection on Laudato Si’

Bishop Noonan Reflects on Laudato Si’ from Diocese of Orlando on Vimeo.



Photos and Video – Catholic Relief Services

  • A photo library with downloadable images that feature the effects of climate change on people around the world

  • A video on global climate change