Inter-Franciscan Commission for Justice, Peace and the Integrity of Creation (informally known as Romans VI) has turned a webinar on “Laudato Si” into an online self-study course. The “Laudato Si” Action Platform course incorporates video, PowerPoints and text from the webinar’s morning and afternoon presentations.
The morning presentations are posted, with the afternoon session expected to be available soon, on the Franciscan JPIC website.
The course is primarily in English, with some texts available in Spanish, and one in Italian.
The morning session presentations include:
I. Opening Remarks by Br. Joel de Jesus, OFMCap
II. Opening Prayer by Sr. Nancy Celaschi, OSF
III. Introduction to Laudato Si Action Platform by Sr. Sheila Kinsey, FCJM
IV. Applying the 7 Goals of Laudato Si:
Goal 1 – Responding to the CRY OF THE EARTH by Br. Joel de Jesus, OFMCap
Goal 2 – Responding to the CRY OF THE POOR by Sr. Nancy Celaschi, OSF
Goal 3 – Promoting ECOLOGICAL ECONOMICS by the OFS c/o Br. Attilio Galimberti, OFS
Goal 4 – Promoting SIMPLE LIFESTYLE by the OFS c/o Br. Attilio Galimberti, OFS
Goal 5 – Promoting ECOLOGICAL EDUCATION by Pope Pius XII School, Brazil c/o Sr. Nancy Celaschi, OSF
Goal 6 – Promoting ECOLOGICAL SPIRITUALITY by Br. Joseph Blay, OFMConv
Goal 7 – Promoting COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT AND PARTICIPATORY ACTION by Br. Angelo Cortez, OFM
V. Putting all together the 7 GOALS OF LAUDATO SI by Br. Joel de Jesus, OFMCap
VI. OPEN FORUM facilitated by Sr. Nancy Celaschi, OSF
VII. Message of Pope Francis