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Standing on Holy Ground: Responding to the Call for Sanctuary , by: Scott Wright

Creative Voice Scott Wright explains the history of the Sanctuary Movement in the United States during the 1980s, and what we are called to do today for immigrants, migrants, and refugees. In addition...more

Pope Francis’s 2017 Message for the World Day of Peace , by: Dianna Ortiz, O.S.U.

The theme of Pope Francis’s 2017 Message for World Day of Peace is “Nonviolence: A Style of Politics for Peace.” This artistic reflection is based on his words: http://bit.ly/2j1m4sa. Copyright ...more

We Are Called , by: Anna Misleh

This artistic reflection is based on the song “We Are Called,” written and performed by David Haas: http://bit.ly/2j8XKbz. Copyright © 2017, Education for Justice, a project of Center of Concern....more

CST and SDGs: Sustainable Cities and Communities , by: Jane Deren, Ph.D.

Housing and sustainable communities are important issues for the promotion of human dignity: this resource looks at growing urban slums from the perspective of Catholic social teaching. Copyright © 2...more

A Daily Photo Journal: In Solidarity and Hope for Racial Justice , by: Irene Koo and Dianna Ortiz, O.S.U.

On February 1, begin using this daily photo journal for one week as we celebrate Black History Month and reflect on the need for a renewed commitment to racial justice. Copyright © 2017, Education fo...more

Bystander Intervention , by: Anna Misleh

This bulletin insert introduces the concept of bystander intervention and suggests ways that we can stand up for those experiencing discrimination, marginalization, harassment, or violence. Copyright ...more

Sanctuary Prayer (English and Spanish) , by: Jane Deren, Ph.D.

This prayer, offered in both English and Spanish, is a timely reflection on the growing sanctuary movement, which seeks to protect migrants and refugees from deportation and reminds us of God’s call...more

Prayer for a New Year (English and Spanish) , by: Jane Deren, Ph.D.

This action-centered prayer calls to mind individual passions that must be cultivated to build God’s Kingdom of peace and justice. Copyright © 2017, Education for Justice, a project of Center of Co...more

Prayer for Interfaith Harmony (English and Spanish) , by: Jane Deren, Ph.D.

This prayer reminds us that we are all children of the same Love that created us and asks that we recognize those of other faiths as sisters and brothers.   Copyright © 2017, Education for Justi...more

Pope Francis’s Message for the 50th World Day of Peace: “Nonviolence: A Style of Politics for Peace” , by: Dianna Ortiz, O.S.U.

This prayer service invites reflection on Pope Francis’s Message for the 50th World Day of Peace on nonviolence. Copyright © 2017, Education for Justice, a project of Center of Concern. ...more

Study Guide: I Am Miriam , by: Irene Koo

This study guide for the short film, I Am Miriam, and the Against Humanity website contains reflection questions and suggestions for action on the issue of human trafficking.  Copyright © 2017, ...more

Film Discussion Guide: Loving , by: Anna Misleh

Loving (2016) tells the true story of Richard and Mildred Loving, whose interracial marriage led to the landmark Supreme Court case Loving v. Virginia. Copyright © 2017, Education for Justice, a proj...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

Monthly Calendar: February 2017: Creating New Voices for Advocacy , by: Irene Koo

This month’s calendar offers daily reflections and actions to celebrate EFJ’s theme for the month of February 2017: Creating New Voices for Advocacy. Copyright © 2017, Education for Justice, a pr...more

Social Justice Valentine’s Day Cards , by: Irene Koo, Anna Misleh, and Dianna Ortiz, O.S.U.

Use these Valentine’s Day cards as a creative way to spread the word about Catholic social teaching and social justice. Each Valentine features a quote about love. Instructions: 1) Print the valenti...more

Refugee Resettlement: A Core Humanitarian Value , by: Mary Fabri, Psy.D.

Dr. Mary Fabri shares the history and current reality of refugee resettlement in the United States in this thoughtful and well-researched resource. Included are reflection questions, suggested movies ...more

The Joy of Love (Amoris Laetitia) , by: Dianna Ortiz, O.S.U.

This artistic reflection is based on the first chapter of Pope Francis’s Apostolic Exhortation, Amoris Laetitia: The Joy of Love. The song that accompanies this resource is, “Blest Are They,” wr...more