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A Journey of Healing and Reconciliation Through Restorative Justice , by: Catholic Mobilizing Network

Education for Justice's 2018 Lenten Reflections are offered by the Catholic Mobilizing Network, a national Catholic organization working to end the death penalty and promote restorative justice. These...more

Prayer for Peace , by: Dianna Ortiz, O.S.U.

This music reflection calls peace to be around us and helps us pause for a few moments of spiritual meditation. To view the reflection, click here: Copyright © 2018, Educati...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 monthly.   Introduction Refugees, Human Trafficking, and the Principle of Life ...more

Pope Francis: Jerusalem as an Interfaith City , by: Jane Deren, Ph.D.

The first day of February begins World Interfaith Harmony Week; this resource looks at the efforts of Pope Francis and the three popes before him to promote interfaith harmony in the holy city of Jeru...more

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

Father Fred Kammer, S.J., continues his reflections on Catholic social teaching with this resource on CST and Racial Solidarity. Questions, suggestions for action, and a prayer are included. Copyright...more

Building a Culture that Advances Women and Girls in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math , by: Dianna Ortiz, O.S.U.

A longer and shorter version of this prayer service offers a celebration of women who contributed to the advancement of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM). We pray to build a culture th...more

Eyes Wide Open: Modern-Day Slavery in our Communities , by: Dianna Ortiz, O.S.U.

We join together in prayer to end modern-day slavery on February 8th. This litany reminds us of the many specific examples of the exploitation of others and to understand how we may support a culture ...more

The Vision of Hospitality , by: Dianna Ortiz, O.S.U.

This prayer is based on the 2017 homily of Pope Francis on Christmas Eve. Francis calls people of faith to envision hospitality for refugees and immigrants as they consider the journey of Mary, Joseph...more

Prayer on the Scars of Violence , by: Jane Deren, Ph.D.

This prayer guides us to pray for the healing of the young women who were victims of genital mutilation and for the end of this violent practice.  February 6th is the International Day of Zero To...more

Prayer Against Modern-Day Slavery , by: Dianna Ortiz, O.S.U.

This prayer calls each of us to tear down our walls of fear and indifference towards the injustice of modern-day slavery. Copyright © 2018, Education for Justice, a project of Center of Concern. ...more

Prayer for the World Day of Social Justice , by: Jane Deren, Ph.D.

The Prayer for the World Day of Social Justice calls us to choose again and again to be grounded in prophetic hope and to affirm the possibility of justice and peace. Copyright © 2018, Education for ...more

Film Discussion Guide: Tricked , by: Anna Misleh

Tricked is a documentary based on real-life interviews with different people involved in sex trafficking; this film discussion guide offers questions guiding viewers to consider how the sin of exploit...more

Film Discussion Guide: Marshall , by: Jane Deren, Ph.D.

This film discussion guide helps viewers consider race relations when Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall was beginning his legal career in 1940 and what has changed, or not changed, today; the fi...more

Monthly Calendar: February 2018: Fostering a Culture of Peace Through Diversity , by: Anna Misleh

This month’s calendar offers daily reflections and actions to celebrate EFJ’s theme for the month of February 2018: Fostering a Culture of Peace Through Diversity. Copyright © 2018, Education for...more

African American History Month Toolbox

This toolbox for African American History Month includes resources, both revised and new, on racial justice and nonviolent protest; important figures of the Civil Rights movement; and the arts:  ...more

A Call to Organizing and Activism: Learning From the Tree of Subsidiarity , by: Anthony Giancatarino

Creative Voice Anthony Giancatarino offers a personal reflection on how to overcome the fatigue of community organizing through subsidiarity. He suggests that instead of “doing something for others,...more

Pope Francis’s 2018 World Day of Peace Message , by: Dianna Ortiz, O.S.U.

This artistic photo reflection uses quotes from Pope Francis’s 2018 World Day of Peace message. To view the reflection, click here: Copyright © 2017, Education for Justice, a...more