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Catechists: Do you need Laudato Si’ classroom resources and materials? Get a copy of book recommendations, lesson plans and more, for all age groups. This resource was developed by the Dominican Sisters~Grand Rapids and friends to assist catechists in sharing Pope Francis’ call to Care for Our Common Home. Children’s Book Recommendations for Laudati Si 

Since 1992, the Dominican Sisters~Grand Rapids have been engaged in care of earth initiatives in support of our Relationship with the Earth Direction Statement:

We commit ourselves to foster the contemplative stance that all the earth is sacred and interconnected; respect and accountability for the earth are necessary to the survival of life. We affirm that actions which impact the environment will be preceded by the question: Is this action which I (we) are performing supportive of the environment?

As we continue to contemplate Care of Earth as a Congregation we encourage our community of friends to read Laudato Si’ Care of Our Common Home, written by Pope Francis and released for the world.

Read or Download Canticle of Brother Sun, the writings that inspired the title of “Laudato Si’, mi’ Signore”, which translated means Praise be to you, my Lord.”

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