Jules Chevalier and the Integrity of Creation

Warren Perrotto, MSC, writes his reflections on the Integrity of creation from the perspective of our founder Jules Chevalier MSC. The link between the call to love and the contemplative capacity to see the inter-relationship between ourselves and all creation is fundamental to Chevalier’s charism.

Pope reflects on state of the world

Pope Francis, in an interview to the Argentine state news agency Telam, reflected on the world situation today, the conflict in Ukraine, which he said was a time to rethink the concept of a just war, the post coronavirus situation, the importance of youth, role of the United Nations, the environment and his pontificate. Telam provided an English translation that Vatican News published on July. 

Laudato Sii Week 2022

The wait is nearly over: Laudato Si’ Week 2022 is almost here! World-renowned speakers. Local leaders who have been there, done that. And the first-ever public sneak peek of The Invitation, a new film featuring Pope Francis. There is so much more happening in Laudato Si’ Week, including global events in Uganda, Italy, Ireland, Brazil, and the Philippines, along with hundreds of local events. 

Laudato Si’ Week 2022 General Program

We are so pleased to join in celebration with you during Laudato Si’ Week 2022 from May 22 to 29. This global event invites Catholic communities to celebrate the seventh anniversary of Pope Francis’ landmark encyclical on creation care, rejoicing in the progress we have made in bringing Laudato Si’ to life. The theme for the week of May 22-29 is “Listening and Journeying Together.” 

1 January – 55th World PEACE Day

Pope Francis’ message for World Peace Day, held annually on Jan. 1, focuses on dialogue, education and work as tools for building lasting peace. The message for January 1, 2022 begins with a quote from the prophet Isaiah: “How lovely on the mountains are the feet of the messenger of joy who reports peace” (Isaiah 52:7). However, peace as an integral development remains a distant dream for many.