“Our goal is not to amass information or to satisfy curiosity, but rather to become painfully aware, to dare to turn what is happening to the world into our own personal suffering and thus to discover what each of us can do about it.”

                                          ~Pope Francis, LS#19


Guiding Goals

  • Create a coordinated effort of the members of UISG      
  • Provide resources for the study of Laudato Si’
  • Partner with like-minded organizations working on care of the planet

Evolving Goals

  • Website evolution to respond to the needs of the times and evolution of the campaign, to ensure the opportunities provided effectively meet the cry of the earth and the cry of the poor
  • Organize contacts into UISG Constellations
  • Conduct research into constellations and document work being done there to meet the cries of the earth and cries of the poor which have been identified in previous research
  • Develop networking opportunity for contacts in each constellation to provide platform for organized efforts
  • Develop new theme system for shared resources to facilitate efficient resource access

Completed Goals

  • Establish website for campaign
  • Evaluate campaign affect with online survey
  • Develop a statement for “Sowing Hope for the Planet” to be adopted by the Board of UISG