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Nature cannot be regarded as something separate from ourselves or as a mere setting in which we live. We are part of nature, included in it and thus in constant interaction with it.
Pope Francis, Laudato Si, #139
Laudato Si Action Plan
The Sisters of Mercy of the Americas has enrolled in the Vatican’s Laudato Si’ Action Platform, joining the worldwide Catholic community in a seven-year journey toward more fully living Pope Francis’ encyclical Laudato Si’.
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Mercy Tips to Care for Earth
These are weekly suggestions for how individual sisters, associates, companions, co-workers, volunteers and friends can limit their environmental and carbon footprint on Earth, our common home.
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Extractivism is a short-sighted model of development that exploits natural resources, often at the expense of local communities. Join us as we journey toward a new consciousness focused on extractivism.
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Mercy Earth Challenge
Created to celebrate the 5th anniversary of Pope Francis’ letter, Laudato Si, the Mercy Earth Challenge offers six resources inviting users to take action for the good of Earth and each other.
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Rosary of Creation
Combining images with quotes from Laudato Si, three videos explore the Joyful Mysteries, the Sorrowful Mysteries and the Mysteries of the Fullness of the Universe. Designed for individual or group reflection.
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