Ecology and Sustainability Resources

Resources for ecology and the mission featuring highlights of Laudato Si’ and sustainability.

Investment Education Regarding Laudato Si - Socially & Environmentally Conscientious Investing

Socially Responsible Investing – A How To!If you're interested in making a positive impact through sustainable investments, this student-created educational video is for you. It covers a range of important topics, including the pillars and goals of Laudato Si’, impact investments, and sustainable investing. You'll also learn about common investment practices, as well as the risks and misconceptions associated with green investments.

Laudato Si Explained

AJCU Ecology Educators

Pope Francis' Encyclical: Laudato Si' May 24, 2015

The Vatican announced a Special Laudato Si’ Anniversary Year (May 24th, 2020 – May  24th, 2021) with the hope that the year and the ensuing decade will “be a time of grace, a true Kairos experience and ‘Jubilee’ time for the Earth, and for humanity, and for all God’s creatures."

Catholic Church Initiatives:

The first of 3 biennial  Laudato Si' and the U.S. Catholic Church convenings was held at Creighton Univ in June 2019 the presentations were published in the Journal of Moral Theology.   The second was held virtually in June 2021; View the presentation recordingsThe third is being held in June and July 2023; register here.

Online Highlights of Laudato Si'

Multifaith Perspectives

Foundational Documents on Ecology and Mission

Higher Education

Catholic Identity

Jesuit Catholic Identity

Ignatian Spirituality

Other Sustainability Documents


Quote Archive

Prayer Index

The title of Pope Francis' Encyclical Laudato Si' is based on St. Francis of Assisi's prayer Canticle of the Creatures


Teaching to the Mission


Featured Resources

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Do You Speak Laudato Si'?

This 'green' desktop primer, printed on recycled paper – of course!, defines many of the environment-related terms used in Catholic social action and education circles. Purchase a pack of 10 for $20

Click here to order Do You Speak Laudato Si'

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The Examen for Diversity

This adaptation of the Daily Examen helps one reflect on their experience with diversity with five points for spiritual thanksgiving, grace, and introspection.

Click here to order The Examen for Diversity

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Ignatian Journal

This handsome, spiral-bound "undated" planner is perfect for faculty, staff, and students alike. Its pages include quotes, illustrations, and reflections. Use it for your daily schedule or journaling.

Click here to order Ignatian Journal

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