Archdiocese of Ottawa-Cornwall

Care for Creation

Following in the Holy See’s Encyclical Letter (Laudato Si 2015) and walking intentionally on a Christ-centered journey to healing and reconciliation, the Archdiocese promotes and encourages listening to Indigenous voices, to the cry of the poor and the cry of the earth as we educate ourselves, raise awareness and make changes accordingly: “Living our vocation to be protectors of God’s handiwork is essential to a life of virtue. It is not an optional or secondary aspect of our Christian experience.” Laudato Si’ #217


Those involved in this ministry provide:

  • Assistance to Parish Communities and groups: Formation, awareness, events, prayerful contents, retreats, collaboration with other parishes, participation to Laudato Si Groups: (Water/Indigenous/Education /other)
  • Assistance to Youth Groups: In school Presence, Resources, Heroes for the Earth, Leadership Development


For more info and how you can get involved:


Welcome to the Archdiocese

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