2020Laudato Si’ +5 Conference

The five-year anniversary of Laudato Si’ marks a time for reflection and considered action on the call to live into a new paradigm of Integral Ecology. The Sisters of Mercy of Australia and Papua New Guinea, in partnership with the Faculty of Theology and Philosophy at ACU, invite you to join us as we explore this call.



07 June 2020

End Date

10 June 2020

8.30am - 5.00pm

Seville Mercy Conference Centre
35 Bauhinia Ave, Earlville, QLD 4870

The Process

The conference is framed by a process of appreciative enquiry facilitated by Margie Abbott RSM. It invites all participants to contemplate the signs of the times and contribute towards imaginative outcomes.

Study and Professional Learning

Participation in this event can be counted toward credit in Master’s level courses and professional learning credit with ACU.


Professor Celia Deane-Drummond - Director Laudato Si’ Research Institute, Campion Hall, Oxford.

Rev Dr Peter Loy Chong - President of the Federation of Bishops’ Conferences of Oceania and Archbishop of Suva, Fiji.

Professor Brian Swimme (Via Zoom) - Director of the Center for the Story of the Universe and professor at the California Institute of Integral Studies in San Francisco.

Plus, many more, including Sisters of Mercy and others whose work has been significant in the field.

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