The 2024 EcoPhilly Annual Conference will take place on Feb. 24 from 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. in Harten Hall located below the St. Thomas of Villanova Chapel in Rosemont.

EcoPhilly is a group of volunteers working with the Archdiocese of Philadelphia to help parishes, schools and universities follow biodiversity-boosting, sustainable practices as outlined in Pope Francis’ encyclical Laudato Si’.

The conference will cover topics such as pollution, endangered species, climate change, environmental justice, and more.

All are invited to attend to listen to groups from the Greater Philadelphia area share their challenges and successes and lobby for state and city level initiatives. You will also learn more about conserving energy and enhancing biodiversity, among other topics.

Registration is free and can be completed by calling John Humphrey at (610) 766-1125 or emailing  For additional information on this initiative, visit

The Rosemont Chapel is located at 1229 East Lancaster Avenue in Rosemont, PA 19010.