Upcoming Events

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 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 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 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 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 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 21, 2021
We live on a diverse planet. There are commonalities between people from various cultures, tribes, and religions. What is it that you yearn for in life for our neighbors and our planet? We will share and hear wisdom of the heart from people of all walks of life. Register by May 7. Presenter: Grant Van Lishout
May 22, 2021
In today's world of isolation, we feel a call in our hearts to create connections of love and hope. Join us as we deepen our relationship with the Creator and all of creation in a day of discovery, play, reflection and inspiration. This three-hour program will include online prayer, discussion, and offline reflecting including interacting with...
May 22, 2021
The cultural festival "Songs for Creation" will present biodiversity lost in the world and its consequences, focusing on the biodiversity problems in the artists' and musicians' regions.  Given the complexity of the ecological crisis and its multiple causes, we need to realise that the solutions will not emerge from just one way of...
May 23, 2021
We will celebrate a closing Praying Gathering from Assisi and Rome to express our gratitude to God our Creator and ask for assistance in the work to come. On this feast of Pentecost, in which we also celebrate the beginning of the Church, we want to make a missionary-like sending of local Laudato Si' Animators and other pastoral agents, so that...
May 26, 2021
“The heavens declare the glory of God, and the firmament proclaims his handiwork” (Psalm 19:1). What else might “the heavens … and the firmament” be “proclaiming” to us about the universe, ourselves, life and God? Let’s explore ways to “Stop, look, listen”, and hear how the earth is speaking to us. Register by May 20.  Presenter: Pat Pintens...
May 27, 2021
"Farm and Food Worker Rights," the fourth in a five-part virtual dialogue series on food and faith, will be held May 27 from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Eastern Time. COVID-19 has been especially challenging for frontline food and farm workers who are expected to maintain global food systems with limited protections or compensation. The pandemic...
June 2, 2021
The second of a three-part series on Sustainable Food Systems, Food Justice, Climate Change and its impacts on Agriculture, June 2 at 1 p.m. Eastern Time, will focus on Rural and City Farming and Food Justice.
June 3, 2021
"Empowering Local Communities," the fifth and final part of a virtual dialogue series of food and faith, will be held June 3 from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Eastern Time. As the world has globalized the hubs responsible for providing basic needs have become monopolized, less diverse, and more dispersed to such a degree that just five countries are...
June 7, 2021
The third of a three-part series on Sustainable Food Systems, Food Justice, Climate Change and its impacts on Agriculture, June 7 at 1 p.m. Eastern Time, will focus on Agriculture and Climate Change.
September 8, 2021
  European Center of Sustainable Development in collaboration with Canadian Institute of Technology will organize the 9th ICSD 2021 International Conference on Sustainable Development, with particular focus on Environmental, Economic and Socio-Cultural Sustainability. The Conference...