Laudato Si' Action Platform
Commitment to Pope Francis’ Laudato Sí Action Platform

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On Sunday, December 12, 2021, the Congregation’s Leadership Council signed the Laudato Sí Action Platform (LSAP) Public Statement. In the document, the Dominican Sisters, Associates, and Young Adults of Amityville, New York, publicly commit to responding to Pope Francis’ invitation to participate in a seven-year journey toward sustainability and integral ecology by developing a plan and concrete actions in union with the seven goals of the Laudato Sí Action Platform.

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As we accept our responsibility to Care for Creation, we challenge individuals, corporations, and governments to respect the rights of every person; make ethical decisions and steward the environment. The Sisters often respond to global concerns by taking a corporate stance, a statement of principle with recommendations for change.

Click here to view a full list of our Corporate Stances.

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Laudate Deum

On the feast of St Francis, October 4, 2023, Pope Francis released his Apostolic Exhortation Laudate Deum. It is Phase 2 of Laudato Si’ and can be read or downloaded at Laudate Deum. October 4th is also the beginning of Year 3 of our Laudato Si’ Action Platform. At our Assembly on October 21, 2023, we will hear more about this.

Laudato Si' Encyclical Letter

Pope Francis calls on the Church and the world to acknowledge the urgency of our environmental challenges and to join him in embarking on a new path.

2023 Lenten Study Guide

This guide is meant to help us all learn more about Laudato Si’ and be in
sync with our sisters and brothers of all faiths all over the world who
recognize the urgency of Pope Frances’ invitation.