Eight years have passed since I published the Encyclical Letter Laudato Si’, when I wanted to share with all of you, my brothers and sisters of our suffering planet, my heartfelt concerns about the care of our common home.
Yet, with the passage of time, I have realized that our responses have not been adequate, while the world in which we live is collapsing and may be nearing the breaking point”
Thirty days and counting: make sure to learn more - and make a public comment -
on the draft strategy, led by the Food and Drug Administration, the Environmental Protection Agency, and the Department of Agriculture, to reduce food wastage.
Discarding food into landfill is now considered to be a significant contributor to greenhouse gases .. and is of course a great evil when so many people in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia go hungry.
Suggestions on how to have a more ecological, kinder Christmas from Kara Bown
and Climate Stewards USA.
As part of the Laudato Si' Movement, our mission is to establish a network of creation care teams throughout the Archdiocese of Philadelphia that achieve measurable improvements in their local environment.
"Please engage with these efforts to care for God’s creation.”
- Most Reverend Nelson J. Pérez, D.D., Archbishop of Philadelphia
“In 2015, Pope Francis issued Laudato Si as a universal call for each of us to embrace personal responsibility for the care of God’s creation in the natural world around us.
I am grateful to this team for developing ecophilly.org inspired by Laudato Si, which provides information about the many threats to God’s creation and useful tips on how we can do our part to protect and to preserve this precious gift.
Please engage with these efforts to care for God’s creation.
We all share a personal and societal duty to heed the Holy Father’s call.”
Most Reverend Nelson J. Pérez, D.D.
Archbishop of Philadelphia
- Volunteer activities and opportunities with our partner, Natural Lands
What can I recycle and where? Who knows? Earth911 does!