This reflection invites us to “take notice” of the Crucified Christ in our midst and the pressing needs, and concerns facing our sisters and brothers throughout our world. http://bit.ly/1GVbx...more
This resource highlights the problems related to Syria and those affected by the war. It also calls people of faith to become engaged in learning about the situation so that we can all raise our voice...more
This companion to Fr. Fred Kammer's video focuses on aspects of CST includes a summary of Living the Principles and in-depth reflection questions to help readers think about how they can respond to th...more
The Earth Day 2015 reflection highlights this year's theme and includes supporting statements from the Catholic Social Teaching perspective. It includes a prayer for Earth Day and links to a variety o...more
This film guide offers reflection questions on the recent film about young Mexican Americans who become part of a winning high school cross-country team. The film is an excellent way to bring up quest...more
At 85, Dolores Huerta remains a woman of vision and courage, still speaking out for migrant workers, for women, and for all those whose human dignity and human rights have not been respected. This res...more
These Stations of the Cross were inspired by Fr. Henri Nouwen, who took his students to pray “Peace Stations” at a military base. As we walk the way of peace during this Lenten season, let us be m...more
This prayer service commemorates the 35th anniversary of Archbishop Romero’s death and includes the readings he used during his last Mass and part of his sermon. We celebrate our newly proclaimed ma...more
In the prayer service for the victims of Boko Haram, two Carmelite sisters, who minister to those displaced by the violence that this group has caused, invite us to see more clearly what these refugee...more
The Prayer Service for Earth Day includes readings from Scripture, Catholic Social Teaching documents, and Pope Francis on the environment. Included is a litany of praise to our Creator God and for th...more
This prayer is a short reminder of "the hard truth" that the journey to the Light of Easter passes through the darkness of participating in the suffering of Christ. "We travel through deserts and desp...more
In the prayer: After Noon, Creative Voice, Carlos Salinas invites us to experience those hours when Christ suffered on the cross. With poetic images, the author helps us to participate in witnessing t...more
This prayer invites us to be present to the suffering of Christ in our World as we work, wait, and pray for the fullness we know in Christ.
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This prayer invites us to focus on the sorrow and pain of the adults and children "who walked into the fire." We ask that our remembering be a prayer for their souls and a prayer for peace.
This short prayer reminds us that we the air we breathe and the water we drink sustain us. We lament our role in harming our environment and call on our Creator to “move us into action to save our e...more
A clear call asks for our clear response. A journey is before us with wondrous provisions: instructions on prayer, fasting, and works. And so it begins.
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As the Lord lives through deep learning in the wilderness, a clown king inflicts violence on His friend. We look for psalms and springs even as we recognize puppet oppressors.
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