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On Care for Our Common Home Group Reading Guide To Pope Francis' Laudato Si'

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To Pope Francis' Laudato Si'
On Care for Our Common Home Group Reading Guide
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Printed on recycled stock with vegetable-based ink
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On Care for our Common Home is the English name of Pope Francis' recent Encyclical, Laudato Si' (or in English, Praise Be to You). It draws its name from St. Francis' Canticle of the Creatures and reminds us that the earth is our common home; we must care for it tenderly. Pope Francis calls the entire world to take action to embrace what he calls “ecological conversion.”

The document is some 40,000 words and 184 pages long, but it comes alive and is more accessible in this unique, in-plain-English reading guide. This guide offers a summary of every article in Pope Francis’ groundbreaking document and a group reflection process to help everyone read it and understand it. The article numbers in the original are retained for ease in moving between the guide and the actual encyclical.

Click here to find ancillary items to accompany this Reading Guide: a glossary, the prayers from the encyclical, and a few other items.

The six small group sessions outlined here include group reading, discussion, prayer, and action suggestions (for communal or personal use) making it ideal for
Youth ministry
Confirmation programs
Parish leaders
Small communities
Clergy groups
Adult formation
or Families

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Format: Booklet
Product code: TT851220
Dimensions: 5½" x 8½"
Length: 48 pages
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Written by Bill Huebsch


Bill Huebsch is an author, theologian, former director of religious education, and long-time Catholic publishing professional. He is also a husband, a widely-published and award-winning author, a gardener, a university professor, and a pretty qualified corkscrew operator. He has been a farmer, a marketing director, arts administrator, director of religious education, and diocesan administrator. Bill has published nearly thirty books as well as numerous articles, booklets, and screenplays.

Bill is the founder of the online Pastoral Center and past president of Twenty-Third Publications. Bill writes and teaches extensively on the catechetical mission of the Church and on the importance of continuing to implement the vision of the Second Vatican Council.

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