The Letter,” an hour-long video inspired by Laudato Si, Pope Francis’s urgent call to protect the environment, will be shown at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, March 8, at St. Paul of the Cross Retreat Center, 148 Monastery Avenue.

“The Letter” is a documentary film available on YouTube that centers around Pope Francis’s influential encyclical, Laudato Si. This encyclical is a powerful and urgent call from the Pope, addressing the entire world about the critical state of our planet’s environment. It emphasizes the importance of caring for our common home and highlights the interconnectedness of environmental degradation and social issues such as poverty and inequality.

You may watch The Letter for free online here:

A discussion will follow the showing, and refreshments will be served. Admission is free, but reservations are requested.