Join Dr. Mark Gallo, professor in the department of biology and co-chair of the Niagara University Sustainability Committee, and the Rev. Aidan R. Rooney, C.M., vice president for mission integration, as they discuss Pope Francis’ encyclical, “Laudato Si: On Care for our Common Home,” Wednesday, April 22, at noon.

The conversation will be streamed live at, and will explore the Catholic perspective on sustainability issues. Live comments and questions will be addressed. Laudato Si and resources for learning can be found here:

Also, every day of that week, beginning Monday, April 20, through Friday, April 24, a brief, prayerful reflection on the climate crisis will be posted on the Sustainability Instagram feed ( and Mission Integration’s new YouTube channel (

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