Past Events

May 21, 2021
A global call for individuals, communities, and institutions worldwide, who are invited to organise a concrete action to care for our common home.  Find ideas for your action here
May 20, 2021
"Regenerating the Earth," the third in a five-part virtual dialogue series on food and faith, will be held May 20 from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Eastern Time. Our appetite is overwhelming the planet. Increased global demand for animal proteins and sugars and other crop types all part of the "cheaper food" production paradigm is driving ecosystem...
May 20, 2021
From biblical to contemporary times, the wilderness has been a source of inspiration, creation, and story. Poets, prophets, saints, and storytellers have considered how the forests, wetlands, and deserts of the wilderness have been both fearful and sacred spaces — and how that tension aptly captures the unknown and surprising elements of belief...
May 20, 2021
Welcome to the Thomas Berry Contemplative Ecologists Circle for Dialogue to Deepen Our Commitment to Save and Heal Our Living Earth   TO UNDERSTAND THE HUMAN ROLE IN THE FUNCTIONING OF THE EARTH we need to appreciate the spontaneities found in every form of existence in the natural world, spontaneities that we associate with the wild—that which...
May 20, 2021
Welcome to the Thomas Berry Contemplative Ecologists Circle for Dialogue to Deepen Our Commitment to Save and Heal Our Living Earth  "To understand the human role in the functioning of the Earth we need to appreciate the spontaneities found in every form of existence in the natural world, spontaneities that we associate with the wild—that which...
May 20, 2021
Eco-spirituality brings hope to a troubled world. Please join us for an opportunity to share in the fruitfulness of the work of Sowing Hope for the Planet. In this session, we will journey with men and women religious engaged in promoting Laudato Si'. We will celebrate stories of ecological conversion, both personal and communal. Examples of...
May 19, 2021
An online dialogue to raise awareness about the role of energy and fossil fuels in the crisis of our common home, including health impacts, while bringing attention to the...
May 19, 2021
An online dialogue to raise awareness about the role of energy and fossil fuels in the crisis of our common home, including health impacts, while bringing attention to the...
May 18, 2021
Leaders from renowned institutions across the globe will share practical experiences about how they use Laudato Si' to inspire students, and they’ll offer tips to other institutional leaders seeking to do the same in their part of the world. Moderator: Amy Echeverria (Columban Missionaries) Jacqui Remond, LISTEN (Australia) Séverine...
May 17, 2021
The event is organised for Franciscans in Ireland. Speaker is Selesian priest Fr. Hugh O'Donnell author of "Eucharist and the Living Earth" The discussion will reference Part VI of Laudato Si - Sacramental Signs and the Celebration of Rest.   
May 17, 2021
This webinar will highlight key political opportunities in 2021 to create change, with a focus on the UN climate conference (COP 26) and the UN biodiversity conference (COP 15) and the need for an integral approach. We will hear from the Vatican Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development, and from indigenous and youth leaders on the key...
May 15, 2021
May marks the sixth anniversary of the release of Pope Francis' encyclical "Laudato Si', on Care for Our Common Home." Inspired by that letter, and in preparation for Laudato Si' Week, May 16-24, the Citizens' Climate Lobby Catholic Action Team will hold a conference, "Call to Action to Care for Our Common Home," May 15 from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m....
May 13, 2021
"Healing the Earth, Healing our Bodies," the second in a five-part virtual dialogue series on food and faith, will be held May 13 from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Eastern Time. The globe is facing a dual health crisis: hunger and poor diet. Both are functions of an imbalanced system that creates scarcity to foster excess. The global adoption of a...
May 13, 2021
The question around disasters is not if a disaster will happen here but when—especially as we see climate change increasing the severity and frequency of severe weather events. When disasters occur, congregations can offer vital care and resources for their members and wider communities. Advance preparation and planning can position churches to...
May 12, 2021
We are at a critical moment. It is time to discuss how our investments reflect our Catholic values, especially in response to the urgency of our climate crisis and ahead of the United Nations COP 26 meeting in Glasgow. The Canadian Catholic community is deciding on its methods of investment and how these will influence social policies, keeping...
May 5, 2021
We are at a critical moment. It is time to discuss how our investments reflect our Catholic values, especially in response to the urgency of our climate crisis and ahead of the United Nations COP 26 meeting in Glasgow. The Canadian Catholic community is deciding on its methods of investment and how these will influence social policies, keeping...
May 5, 2021
In preparation for Laudato Si' Week, we invite you to join us for a three part series on Sustainable Food Systems, Food Justice, Climate Change and its impacts on Agriculture. In part I of the series, we will learn about how the Pawnee's Sacred Corn Seeds were on the brink of extinction and how they have arisen to new challenges. 
April 28, 2021
Join Georgia Interfaith Power & Light and Interfaith Power & Light for a discussion with Senator Rev. Raphael Warnock. Senator Rev. Warnock is a U.S. Senator from Georgia and one of two ordained ministers in the Senate. The Rev. Dr. Gerald L. Durley, IPL board chair, and Senator Warnock will have a conversation about opportunities in...
April 26, 2021
Join Iona College Professor Dr. Rachana Umashankar and the students of her course "sacred music and poetry" for an interview with psalmist and liturgical musician Sister Kathleen Deignan, composer in residence with Schola Ministries and the Benedictine Grange for over 50 years. Sharing the story that nurtured the legacy of her corpus of 200 +...
April 26, 2021
The first Nobel Prize Summit brings together Nobel Prize laureates, scientists, policymakers, business leaders, and youth leaders to explore the question: What can be achieved in this decade to put the world on a path to a more sustainable, more prosperous future for all of humanity? Across three days, the virtual event will combine keynotes...
April 24, 2021
The virtual Tri-State Interfaith Creation Care 2021 Conference will feature keynote speakers Judy O'Bannon, former Indiana first lady, and Nana Firman, GreenFaith's Muslim outreach coordinator. The conference will conclude with a presentation of Evansville's Climate Action Plan. To register and receive the Zoom link, contact...
April 23, 2021
Walk with other Catholics between Earth day and Laudato Si' Week as we learn, pray, and take action for environmental justice.  In his encyclical Laudato Si’, Pope Francis invites all people to act on behalf of creation. This call to action is grounded in the principle of integral ecology—the idea that environmental, social, political, and...
April 22, 2021
EARTH DAY WEBINAR APRIL 22,  7:00 PM Virtual & In-Person Options! “CATHOLICS & CREATION CARE” Did you know that Caring for Creation is part of our Catholic Social Teaching? We invite everyone to join us for a Catholics and Creation Care webinar with our very own Dr. Catherine Wright, who has recently published a practical guide on Pope...
April 22, 2021
Learn more about the link between climate and migration at a virtual Lunch and Learn on April 22 from 12-1 pm EST. Register for free at climateandmigration.eventbrite.com. Hosted by the Archdiocese of Indianapolis Catholic Charities- Social Concerns, CARE ministry, and the Archindy Creation Care ministry.  
April 22, 2021
The Climate Action Reserve is pleased to once again present the North American Carbon World (NACW) conference. NACW addresses the most pressing issues in climate policy and carbon markets to the largest gathering of climate professionals in North America. The conference features comprehensive and up-to-date information, key thought-leaders...

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