LSM has a vibrant, global network of motivated Catholics who are empowered to bring Laudato Si’ to life in their communities.

We work for an integral ecology based on 3 pillars:

Ecological Conversion

Deepening our Relationship with God’s Creation

Sustainability

How can we live more sustainably

Prophetic Advocacy

Denounce unjust policies and practices in response to “the cry of the earth and the poor” (LS 49).

Syllabus:

SEE:

What’s happening to our Common Home?

JUDGE:

What our faith has to say: Social Doctrine of the Church and Laudato Si’?

EcoSpirituality:

Deepening our Relationship with God’s Creation

ACT:

Personal commitment to my ecological conversion

Seed Project:

How could you apply this knowledge in your community?

Certification:

Done! You are now part of the local and global community of Laudato Si’ Animators

Meet your coordinator!

Dr. Erin Lothes (USA)

Program Manager

Erin is an ecological theologian who holds a BA. in English from Princeton University, an MA in Theology from Boston College, and a Ph.D. in Theology from Fordham University.

Ana Paula Peña (Ecuador)

English Program Coordinator 

Ana Paula serves as the Movement Building Project Manager. She has a Multilingual Bachelor’s degree in International Business and International Relations from the Pontifical Catholic University of Ecuador.

Diego López (Venezuela)

Spanish Program Coordinator

Diego López Sánchez is a Human Talent Manager. He lives in Maracaibo, Venezuela. Diego is certified as a Pastoral Agent by MSC Venezuela, and completed a Diploma in Leadership at IESA Centro Zulia and a Diploma in Laudato Si’ with the University of Morón (Argentina).

Anne Doutriaux (France)

French Program Coordinator

Anne is an engineer from the Ecole Centrale Paris. After 10 years of working near Paris, she now lives in a rural village.

Mayra Santos (Brazil)

Portuguese Program Coordinator

Mayra Santos is a Biologist, Master in Zoology working in the area of conservation and biodiversity, and is a PhD student of Ecology and Biodiversity Conservation.

Antonio Caschetto (Italy)

Italian Program Coordinator

Antonio coordinates programs for Italy through training Laudato Si’ animators and coordinating Laudato Si’ Circles. He is also a member of the international eco-spirituality team and in Assisi he guides pilgrims on retreats to Franciscan shrines.

Piotr Abramczyk (Poland)

Polish Program Coordinator

Graduated from the University of Reading, Piotr is a professional meteorologist with a special interest in climate change.

Meet your coordinator!

Dr. Erin Lothes (USA)

Program Manager

Erin is an ecological theologian who holds a BA. in English from Princeton University, an MA in Theology from Boston College, and a Ph.D. in Theology from Fordham University.

Ana Paula Peña (Ecuador)

English Program Coordinator 

Ana Paula serves as the Movement Building Project Manager. She has a Multilingual Bachelor’s degree in International Business and International Relations from the Pontifical Catholic University of Ecuador.

Diego López (Venezuela)

Spanish Program Coordinator

Diego López Sánchez is a Human Talent Manager. He lives in Maracaibo, Venezuela. Diego is certified as a Pastoral Agent by MSC Venezuela, and completed a Diploma in Leadership at IESA Centro Zulia and a Diploma in Laudato Si’ with the University of Morón (Argentina).

Anne Doutriaux (France)

French Program Coordinator

Anne is an engineer from the Ecole Centrale Paris. After 10 years of working near Paris, she now lives in a rural village.

Mayra Santos (Brazil)

Portuguese Program Coordinator

Mayra Santos is a Biologist, Master in Zoology working in the area of conservation and biodiversity, and is a PhD student of Ecology and Biodiversity Conservation.

Antonio Caschetto (Italy)

Italian Program Coordinator

Antonio coordinates programs for Italy through training Laudato Si’ animators and coordinating Laudato Si’ Circles. He is also a member of the international eco-spirituality team and in Assisi he guides pilgrims on retreats to Franciscan shrines.

Piotr Abramczyk (Poland)

Polish Program Coordinator

Graduated from the University of Reading, Piotr is a professional meteorologist with a special interest in climate change.