On Saturday, November 7, a new Laudato Si’ Living Chapel was inaugurated in the typhoon-hit Philippines. The chapel is the first of its kind in Asia, after Rome and Venice in Europe.
On the occasion of the second foundation anniversary of Living Laudato Si’ Philippines (LLS), the faithful community of Santo Niño Parish in Sibuyan Island, Romblon, has gathered in the new open-air chapel for integral ecology to learn and take action on the teachings of Pope Francis’ encyclical letter, Laudato si’: On Care for Our Common Home.
Joining the global movement for ecological spirituality under the guidance of the Sector on “Ecology and Creation” of the Vatican’s Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development, LLS closely coordinated the establishment of the Laudato Si’ Living Chapel with the parish priest, Father Francis Fornal, who readily expressed his desire to initiate Laudato si’ formation programs in basic ecclesial communities (BEC).
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