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Education for Justice 2017-2018 Justice and Peace Calendar , by: Dianna Ortiz, O.S.U.

EFJ's annual Justice and Peace Calendar is filled with dates and resources for the upcoming August 2017 to July 2018 year. Links to the latest EFJ resources are included! Copyright © 2017, Education ...more

Introduction to the Pastoral Circle

This video introduces the four moments of the Pastoral Circle: experience, analysis, reflection, and action. The Pastoral Circle is an invaluable tool to respond to the challenges in our community, in...more

The Pastoral Circle , by: Anna Misleh

The four moments of the Pastoral Circle form the bedrock for Christian and other faith traditions around the world in responding to the challenges of communities, nations, and the world. This activity...more

Themes of Catholic Social Teaching Toolbox

These seven reflections on the themes of Catholic social teaching have been revised, updated, and reformatted.             Themes of CST: Care for God’s Creation Themes...more

CST and SDGs: Life Below Water , by: Jane Deren, Ph.D.

This resource discusses the threats to our world’s oceans, seas, and aquatic life and offers quotes from Pope Francis on the importance of water for human flourishing.  Copyright © 2017, Educa...more

From Pope Paul VI to Pope Francis: Respect for Other Religions , by: Jane Deren, Ph.D.

This resource can be used to celebrate August 6th, the anniversary of Nostra Aetate, Pope Paul VI’s declaration on the relation of the Church to non-Christian religions.  Copyright © 2017, Edu...more

Clare of Assisi: An Example and Mirror of Contemplative Action , by: Dianna Ortiz, O.S.U.

This prayer service celebrates the life of Saint Clare of Assisi and asks her to “inspire us to be faithful servant leaders as we seek to embrace a Gospel-centered life rooted in compassion and just...more

Celebrating the Legacy of Pope Paul VI , by: Jane Deren, Ph.D.

Inspired by the words of Pope Paul VI, this prayer reminds us “We are all children of the same God.” Copyright © 2017, Education for Justice, a project of Center of Concern. ...more

In Remembrance of Hiroshima and Nagasaki , by: Jane Deren, Ph.D.

This prayer of remembrance gives us words and images to recall “the skies that rained down fire” and to continue to ask forgiveness for the violence of the first nuclear attacks that took place in...more

Youth Building Peace , by: Jane Deren, Ph.D.

This prayer for August 11th, United Nations’ International Youth Day, asks that the Gospel messages of peace and reconciliation fill the hearts and minds of young people around the globe. Copyright ...more

Film Discussion Guide: The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks , by: Dianna Ortiz, O.S.U.

The HBO film The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks is based on Rebecca Skloot’s 2010 book of the same title about the life of Henrietta Lacks, a woman whose cancer cells revolutionized medical scienc...more

Monthly Calendar: August 2017: Fostering a Culture of Peace: Embracing the Themes of Catholic Social Thought , by: Anna Misleh

This month’s calendar offers daily reflections and actions to celebrate EFJ’s theme for the month of August 2017: Fostering a Culture of Peace: Embracing the Themes of Catholic Social Thought. Cop...more

Film Discussion Guide: I Am Jane Doe , by: Dianna Ortiz, O.S.U.

I Am Jane Doe discloses the hidden truth about Backpage.com, an online classified website that, along with information about bikes for sale and apartments for rent, runs a thriving internet-enabled si...more

World Day Against Trafficking in Persons , by: Dianna Ortiz, O.S.U.

This litany commemorates July 30th, the World Day Against Trafficking in Persons. Let us be more attentive to the cries and needs of the victims and survivors of human trafficking and hold perpetrator...more

Monthly Calendar: July 2017: Fostering a Culture of Peace: Kinship , by: Anna Misleh

This month’s calendar offers daily reflections and actions to celebrate EFJ’s theme for the month of July 2017: Fostering a Culture of Peace: Kinship. Copyright © 2017, Education for Justice, a p...more

A Voice for the Poor and the Common Good , by: Dan Misleh

Creative Voice Dan Misleh, Executive Director of Catholic Climate Covenant, shares his thoughts on climate change, Pope Francis, integral ecology, and the Catholic social teaching theme of Care for Cr...more

The Beatitudes , by: Dianna Ortiz, O.S.U.

This artistic reflection is based on the song “Beatitudes,” written and performed by The Dameans. To view the reflection, click here: http://bit.ly/2pegLrZ. Copyright © 2017, Education for Justic...more