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Lights, Camera, Advent! , by: Angel Mortel

In many ways, Advent unfolds as a film would. Creative Voice and former EFJ intern, Angel Mortel, works with Brave New Films producing social justice documentaries. “We go through Advent with the sa...more

Pope Francis’s 2016 Urbi et Orbi Christmas Message , by: Dianna Ortiz, O.S.U.

This artistic photo reflection uses quotes from Pope Francis’s Urbi et Orbi message for Christmas. To view the reflection, click here: http://bit.ly/2zcGeKR. Copyright © 2017, Education for Justice...more

Human Rights Through the Principles of Catholic Social Thought , by: Kathleen Bonnette, Th.D.

This series of resources explores the intersection of human rights and Catholic social thought and will be updated every month. Copyright © 2017, Education for Justice, a project of Center of Concern...more

Catholic Social Thought and Advocacy , by: Fred Kammer, S.J.

In this reflection, Fr. Fred Kammer offers some focused advice on discerning the best strategies for advocacy work. Copyright © 2017, Education for Justice, a project of Center of Concern. ...more

Catholic Social Thought and Taxes , by: Fred Kammer, S.J.

Fr. Kammer provides perspective on the role of taxes in light of Catholic social thought. Discussion questions, faith in action, and a prayer are included. Copyright © 2017, Education for Justice, a ...more

Becoming Strong Defenders of Human Rights , by: Dianna Ortiz, O.S.U.

This short prayer service celebrates the UN’s Universal Declaration on Human Rights by prayerfully reciting each article from the document and invites us to become strong defenders of human rights, ...more

Celebrating Hanukkah , by: Dianna Ortiz, O.S.U.

In solidarity with our Jewish sisters and brothers, we celebrate the Jewish Festival of Lights and pray for peace and freedom in today’s world. Copyright © 2017, Education for Justice, a project of...more

Jon Sobrino, S.J.: A Witness of Mercy in a World of Conflict and Suffering , by: Dianna Ortiz, O.S.U.

This resource invites us to learn from the life of Jon Sobrino, S.J., a theologian known for his contributions to liberation theology and a principled leader who inspires us to live the Gospel of just...more

Signs of Our Times: Making Human Rights a Reality in Today’s World , by: Dianna Ortiz, O.S.U.

This litany invites us to unite our voices with those of the international community and to remember, through prayer and action, all those whose basic human rights are being violated. Copyright © 201...more

Shining Light on Human Rights , by: Dianna Ortiz, O.S.U.

This prayer nudges us to call on the God of Dignity and Justice to inspire us to recognize the inherent dignity of all members of the global community and to shed light in the role we each play in cre...more

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

As we commemorate International Migrants Day on December 18, we pray that all migrants be blessed with the security of a home and a welcoming community. Copyright © 2017, Education for Justice, a pro...more

Film Discussion Guide: The True Cost , by: Anna Misleh

This harrowing documentary tells the global story of the clothing industry and asks the question, “Who really pays the price for our clothing?” The principles of Catholic social thought and discus...more

Alternative Giving for Christmas 2017 , by: Anna Misleh

This year’s annual resource includes online shops to support during the holiday season that promote fair trade and support our sisters and brothers who are artisans and laborers around the world. Co...more

Human Rights Toolbox

This collection of revised resources celebrates Human Rights Day on December 10th.              Activity: CST, the UN, and Human Rights Timeline Activity: Creating...more

December 2017: Fostering a Culture of Peace Through Human Rights , by: Anna Misleh

This month’s calendar offers daily reflections and actions to celebrate EFJ’s theme for the month of December 2017: Fostering a Culture of Peace Through Human Rights. Copyright © 2017, Education ...more

Celebrating Thanksgiving with Lidia Bastianich , by: Lidia Bastianich

Once again, Lidia shares recipes for Thanksgiving! She invites us to gather together at the table and enjoy good food, family, and friends. Through food, we can nourish our bodies, come together as a ...more

Message of His Holiness Pope Francis: First World Day of the Poor , by: Dianna Ortiz, O.S.U.

This artistic photo reflection uses quotes from Pope Francis’s message for November 19, the First World Day of the Poor. To view the reflection, click here: http://bit.ly/2if5mu9. Copyright © 2017,...more