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Fr. Daniel Berrigan, S.J.: A Prophet of Peace and a Poet of Justice

In this reflection, we celebrate the life of Daniel Berrigan, S.J., poet and prophet, who committed his life to justice and peace. May  Fr. Berrigan's prophetic spirit continue to burn brightly a...more

The Center for Our Concern: Reflections on 45 Years of Research, Education, and Advocacy , by: Dr. Lester A. Myers

Center of Concern’s president, Lester A. Myers, reflects on the three moments of recollection, gratitude, and hope that provide a glimpse of the changing signs of the times that have touched the Cen...more

In the Signs of Our Times , by: Anna Misleh

This artistic reflection uses images that connect to the song In the Signs of Our Times by the Monks of Weston Priory. To view this reflection, click here: http://bit.ly/23Hvezd. Copyright © 2016 Edu...more

Equality and Non-Discrimination in Tax Policy

A fundamental pillar of international human rights law is the obligation to guarantee that human rights are exercised without discrimination of any kind. This resource is the first advocacy tool in a ...more

CST and Unions , by: Fred Kammer, S.J.

In this resource, Fr. Fred Kammer looks at the values of Church teaching that offer us a perspective on workers and unions. Copyright © 2016 Education for Justice, a project of Center of Concern. ...more

Social Justice and Poetry , by: Kathleen O’Toole

Kathleen O’Toole offers poetry that weaves together social justice issues and imagery of God’s creation. Reflection questions are included for each poem to guide discussion and to explore the deep...more

Freedom Riders , by: Anna Misleh

This resource is based on the American Experience and PBS documentary Freedom Riders, which tells the story of a courageous band of civil rights activists who in 1961 creatively challenged segregation...more

Celebrating Asian-Pacific American Leaders and Peacemakers , by: Dianna Ortiz, O.S.U.

This prayer service honors the Asian Americans who, over the past century, have been activists, artists, heroes, and persons for others. Copyright © 2016 Education for Justice, a project of Center of...more

Embracing Peter Maurin’s Vision of Justice and Equality , by: Dianna Ortiz, O.S.U.

The life of Peter Maurin, co-founder of the Catholic Worker movement, is prayerfully told through this prayer service. Copyright © 2016 Education for Justice, a project of Center of Concern. ...more

Celebrating “The Mass on the World” with Teilhard de Chardin, S.J. , by: Dianna Ortiz, O.S.U.

Pierre Teilhard de Chardin, S.J., is regarded as one of the foremost thinkers of our time. His spiritual writings on humanity, the universe, and God are entwined together in this prayer service based ...more

Remembering Mothers Everywhere

This litany recalls mothers around the world who sacrifice and give of themselves to better the lives of their families, especially their children. Copyright © 2016 Education for Justice, a project o...more

In Thanksgiving for Center of Concern , by: Jane Deren, Ph.D. and Anna Misleh

In celebration of Center of Concern's 45th anniversary, this litany invites us to remember all those who have walked the journey with the Center, from its founding in 1971 to today. Copyright © 2016 ...more

Prayer for Unions , by: Jane Deren, Ph.D.

This prayer recalls that Jesus was a laborer along side his father Joseph, and he knows the strain of all those who work and seek just labor practices. Copyright © 2016 Education for Justice, a proje...more

Prayer for Miners , by: Jane Deren, Ph.D.

We pray for miners, who collect resources for society that they never benefit from, that we might raise our voices with theirs to stand up for miners rights. Copyright © 2016 Education for Justice, a...more

Film Discussion Guide: Sentenced Home , by: Dianna Ortiz, O.S.U.

This documentary follows the journey of three young Cambodian-American refugees who find themselves entangled in a web built from a tragic past and an uncertain future. Included in this resource are: ...more

Toolbox: Mary

This compilation of Marian resources offers both new and classic prayers, litanies, retreats, and reflections.           Prayer to Our Lady of Charity (English & Spanish)...more

Killer Drones: Immoral, Racist, and Unjust , by: Marjorie Cohn

Creative Voice Marjorie Cohn shares an essay on the immorality of drone warfare and offers reflection questions and a prayer for an end to the use of drones. Copyright © 2016, Education for Justice, ...more