How to set up and carry out your Laudato Si´ Plan

Laudato Si' Action Platform Team

22/02/2024 Remote

Join us for the webinar “How to Set Up and Carry Out Your Laudato Si’ Plan“, an event scheduled for February 22 at 2pm Rome time (UTC +1). This session is designed for those ready to transition from inspiration to tangible action, responding to Pope Francis’s call for the care of creation through Integral Ecology.

This webinar will offer an in-depth look into crafting a Laudato Si’ Plan, guided by the unique insights of our distinguished speakers: Sr. Adina Bălan, Sr. Sheila Marie Fitzpatrick, OSB, John Mundell, and Alonso de Llanes, with Sarah Mundell moderating the session and Sr. Cláudia Chesini leading the opening prayer. Together, they bring a wealth of experience in communications, environmental stewardship, sustainability, and spirituality, making this webinar an unparalleled opportunity to learn how to be a catalyst for change.

Through firsthand accounts of institutions that have embarked on creating impactful Laudato Si´ Plans, and direct guidance from the Laudato Si’ Action Platform team, participants will discover actionable steps to foster ecological conversion in their communities. Enroll to be part of this global call to action towards a sustainable and just world.


Speaker Biographies:

Sr. Adina Bălan, CJ – Based in Rome, Sr. Adina serves as the JPIC coordinator for the Congregatio Jesu and Talitha Kum coordinator for Europe. A founder of SOLWODI Romania, she brings expertise in law, communications, and a strong commitment to integral ecology.

Sr. Sheila Marie Fitzpatrick, OSB – A Benedictine Sister in the Archdiocese of Indianapolis, Sr. Sheila is a master in environmental stewardship, with roles including the Creation Care Commission member, Master Naturalist, and Aldo Leopold Educator. She has been instrumental in developing the Peace & Nature Garden and various environmental initiatives in Indianapolis.

John Mundell John is the director of the Laudato Si´ Action Platform, showcasing a significant background in environmental advocacy and sustainable solutions from his home in Indianapolis.

Alonso de Llanes – The Laudato Si´ Action Platform Manager, based in Paris, Alonso’s work spans sustainability, energy, and spirituality, underpinned by his ongoing Ph.D. studies in management. He is dedicated to driving meaningful change within the Catholic Church’s approach to sustainability.

Sarah Mundell – Acting as the webinar’s moderator, Sarah brings her dedication to the Laudato Si´ Action Platform, and will facilitate a smooth and engaging dialogue.

Sr. Cláudia Chesini – Opening the webinar with prayer, Sr. Cláudia from Brasilia, offers her background in education, sustainability, and integral ecology, reinforcing the session’s spiritual foundation. She collaborates as the Religious Outreach Coordinator in Brazil  in the Laudato Si´ Movement Special Projects Team providing support with the Laudato Si´ Action Platform to the religious sector in Brazil.


This webinar is not just a learning experience but a call to join hands in nurturing our common home. Don’t miss this opportunity to transform your commitment to the planet into actionable plans.

Registration to the zoom webinar