How can I integrate the message of Laudato Si?

In my personal life?

At church?

In the world?

Objectives for this mini-course

By the end of this course you will be able to:

  • name the 5 major concepts of the encyclical;
  • identify 3 new insights;
  • cite 10 surprising facts;
  • explore the structure of the encyclical to better understand its meaning.
  • clarify the meaning of 'integral ecology'.

Duration: approx. 1 hour

Your Instructor

NORMAN LÉVESQUE is a lecturer on Creation Care since 2005. He holds a Master's degree in practical theology, and his thesis was on Creation Care as a new ministry in the Church. He is the founder of the Green Churches Network in Canada. He wrote the practical guide Greening Your Church (Novalis 2014).

Student Feedback

"Thank you Norman. I have enjoyed the course and look forward to deepening my understanding of the encyclical through your other courses."

Priscilla O'Brien

"The three new concepts made me open my eyes wide. The earth does not belong to me, it is for the glory of GOD. I enjoyed everything, now I can start to digest "Laudato Si" on my own. Thank you Norman!"

Rita Beausejour

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

When does the course start and finish?

The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.


How long do I have access to the course?

How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.


What if I am unhappy with the course?

We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 30 days and we will give you a full refund.


I practise another religion / atheist, can I still take this course?

Yes, people of all faiths will find this course interesting. This document by Pope Francis is for "everyone who lives on this planet", and so is this course.

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A Practical Guide?

To learn more about the subject, you may also read the practical guide "Greening Your Church" by Norman Lévesque (Novalis 2014).

Greening Your Church shares with us the theology of creation care ministry and shows us practical ways to live in harmony with creation. Now faith communities have a helpful guide and companion to creating environmentally friendly churches.

To purchase the guide, click on the button.