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Transforming Catholic Social Teaching from Mere Platitudes into “A Revolution of Tenderness” , by: Christopher Hale

Creative Voice Christopher Hale connects Catholic social teaching and American politics by reminding us that “the source and summit of who we are and who long to be [is] Jesus Christ.” This timely...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

Education for Justice 2016-2017 Justice and Peace Calendar , by: Dianna Ortiz, O.S.U.

Filled with additional dates, anniversaries, and global celebrations, EFJ's annual Justice and Peace Calendar will help with preparations for the upcoming 2016-2017 year. Links to the latest EFJ resou...more

Tax Policy and International Cooperation and Assistance for the Achievement of Human Rights , by: RightingFinance

This resource, written by Center of Concern's Aldo Caliari, is the fourth and final advocacy tool in a four-part toolkit prepared by RightingFinance to assist education and dissemination of standards ...more

Creating the Common Good , by: Jane Deren, Ph.D.

Education for Justice’s theme for the coming months is introduced in this short reflection and prayer on creating the Common Good. Copyright © 2016, Education for Justice, a project of Center of Co...more

CST and the SDGs: The World Working Together to End Poverty , by: Jane Deren, Ph.D.

The United Nations' development goals have been supported by Pope John Paul II and Pope Francis because they align with Catholic Social Teaching; learn about the current goals to promote the common go...more

“With You the World Can Be Different” , by: Jane Deren, Ph.D.

Pope Francis challenged young adults in inspiring terms at World Youth Day 2016; this resource features his stirring words as well as questions and prayer. Copyright © 2016, Education for Justice, a ...more

Jean Vanier: From Brokenness to Community , by: Dianna Ortiz, O.S.U.

This prayer service beautifully unfolds with the tender words of Jean Vanier, the L’Arche Communities founder. Guided by his example as a teacher, servant leader, and advocate for the dismissed in o...more

Deliver Us From Evil , by: Jane Deren, Ph.D.

This prayer explores the various forms of racism and prays that we are delivered from such evil so we can heal as a society. Copyright © 2016, Education for Justice, a project of Center of Concern. ...more

Monthly Calendar: Creating Peace in Our Communities and Our World (September 2016) , by: Dianna Ortiz, O.S.U.

This daily calendar offers suggested reflections and actions to celebrate EFJ’s theme for the month of September 2016: Creating Peace in Our Communities and Our World. Copyright © 2016, Education f...more

Toolbox: Racism

This collection of resources on the injustice of racism includes the following: Creative Voice: Celebrating African American History Month: An Interview with Donna Toliver Grimes Creative Voice: What ...more

Film Discussion Guide: Crash , by: Anna Misleh

The film Crash follows several individuals in the city of Los Angeles as they confront and are confronted with prejudice, racism, and acts of injustice. This discussion guide includes a summary, conne...more

Prayer for the Healing of Racism

In a time when racial divisions run deep in our society, this prayer asks God for healing, to be the "balm in Gilead", so that racism is erased from our lives. Copyright © 2016, Education for Justice...more

Prayer for an End to Racism , by: John Bucki, S.J.

Fr. John Bucki, S.J., offers this simple and powerful prayer to acknowledge racism and uproot it from ourselves, our society, and our world. Copyright © 2016, Education for Justice, a project of Cent...more

A Modern Day Parable: The Cry of the Earth and the Cry of the Poor , by: Rhett Engelking

Creative Voice Rhett Engelking weaves together two stories that take place centuries apart. Two men, Ciero and Malchus, sit together in a small bar in the town of Belem, Brazil and share with each oth...more

What Have We Done for the Poor Ones? , by: Dianna Ortiz, O.S.U.

This artistic reflection is based on the song What Have We Done for the Poor Ones? written and performed by Lori True: http://bit.ly/21igPUC. Copyright © 2016, Education for Justice, a project of Cen...more

Civil and Political Rights in Tax Policy , by: RightingFinance

This resource is the third advocacy tool in a four-part toolkit prepared by RightingFinance to assist education and dissemination of standards on tax policy and human rights contained in a report prod...more