Ecumenical dialogue

This page includes chapter summary materials for an ecumenical dialogue on Laudato Si undertaken during the 2020 Season of Creation and continuing dialogues with Uniting and Anglican colleagues in Belconnen and other members of he ACT Churches Council.

As an example of other available ecumenical resources, see the litany developed by a Presbyterian community relating care for creation to the Lord's Prayer.

Laudato Si chapter summaries

Laudato Si chapter summaries.docx
20200914_Listening method_FINAL.docx

Our method for ecumenical listening to the indigenous Voice in 2019 & 2020 is also summarised below. The perception of indigenous peoples is especially valuable for understanding the model of kinship with creation that is also expounded and explored in Laudato Si.

The US Bishops recently (Australia Day 2021) released a major guidebook for informing inter-religious and ecumenical dialogue re Laudato Si and some of the Catholic tradition regarding Care for Our Common Home. The guidebook is found at and also contains some practical suggestions for Catholic parishes and schools.