In his encyclical 'Laudato Si’, Pope Francis says: “Let us be protectors of creation, protectors of God’s plan inscribed in nature, protectors of one another and of the environment.” SLUH is helping to fulfill the Pope’s magnanimous vision through a variety of initiatives. Not just because the responsible stewardship of the earth’s resources is a major tenet of Catholic Social Teaching. We choose to live sustainability, to act with intention, because the future needs of others depend on it.