The theme for the week is “Listening and Journeying Together.” The eight-day global event will be guided by the following quote from Pope Francis’ Laudato Si’: “Bringing the human family together to protect our common home” (LS 13).

Laudato Si’ Week 2022 will mark the fourth global Laudato Si’ Week celebration (2016, 2020, 2021). But for the first time since 2016, the event will feature in-person events, an important milestone in the world’s efforts against the COVID-19 pandemic.

Each day of the week will be highlighted by a global event held in-person, online, or a combination of the two. The events will lift up Catholic teaching on biodiversity, responding to the cry of the poor, divestment, education, and eco-spirituality.

Laudato Si’ Week 2022 General Program

These global events will be held to invite reflection and celebration of the seven Laudato Si’ Goals, with each event highlighting a different goal and region in the world.

Locally, communities are encouraged to organize events and share them on the Laudato Si’ Week events page.

May 22 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Opening of Laudato Si’ Week by Pope Francis
May 22 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm Prayer Gathering from Uganda
May 23 10:00 am – 12:00 pm No More Biodiversity Collapse: Rebalancing Social Systems with Nature
May 24 All day Empowering ECO-mmunity, Embracing the Poor
May 25 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm Fossil Fuels, Violence, and The Climate Crisis
May 26 11:30 am – 6:00 pm Investing in Laudato Si’
May 27 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm Laudato Si’ Movie presentation
May 28 9:00 pm – 10:00 pm Laudato Si’ Festival from Assisi: Ecological spirituality
May 29 All day Prayer Gathering. Community resilience and empowerment as part of our Synodal Journey

 

Side Events

May 23 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm Laudato Si’, The Intersection of Spirituality and Science
May 25 All day Uganda: Interfaith Dialogue on Environment

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