Category Archives: Laudato Si

Laudato Si 246: Two Prayers

The encyclical letter Laudato Si is available here on the Vatican website. Perhaps it is somewhat fitting the final post here aligns with the first Sunday of Lent. Make of that what you will. The Holy Father offered two prayers … Continue reading

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Laudato Si 243-245: Beyond The Sun

The encyclical letter Laudato Si is available here on the Vatican website. These are short sections, and this is a brief subheading in the final chapter. Let’s look at IX. Beyond the Sun. First, a cosmic and far-reaching vision of … Continue reading

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Laudato Si 242: Saint Joseph

The encyclical letter Laudato Si is available here on the Vatican website. Joseph of Nazareth is also a noble model and partner for those who aspire to care more deeply for the created universe: 242. At her side in the … Continue reading

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Laudato Si 241: Queen of all Creation

The encyclical letter Laudato Si is available here on the Vatican website. Mary is not only queen in heaven, but in the universe: 241. Mary, the Mother who cared for Jesus, now cares with maternal affection and pain for this … Continue reading

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Laudato Si 240: Relationships in Creation

The encyclical letter Laudato Si is available here on the Vatican website. Human growth and maturity makes possible the adoption of relationships that manifest something of God’s relationships. One of these adoptions is consideration for the environment. 240. The divine … Continue reading

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Laudato Si 239: Reading the Trinity in Creation

The encyclical letter Laudato Si is available here on the Vatican website. 239. For Christians, believing in one God who is trinitarian communion suggests that the Trinity has left its mark on all creation. Saint Bonaventure went so far as … Continue reading

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Laudato Si 238: Trinity

The encyclical letter Laudato Si is available here on the Vatican website. When Pope Francis discusses the Trinity, don’t think deep and inscrutable theology, but think “relationship.” Sections 238-240 come under the heading of “The Trinity and the Relationship between Creatures.” … Continue reading

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