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Sharing Bread with Lidia Bastianich

Creative Voice Lidia Bastianich shares with us a recipe for Turkey Rolls, and invites us to share in God’s blessing over the joys of a Thanksgiving meal. Copyright © 2016 Education for Justice, a ...more

“Mercy Is…” A Reflection on the Year of Mercy , by: Anna Misleh

This artistic reflection demonstrates the ways we can understand and live out mercy as the Jubilee Year comes to its conclusion. This reflection uses images set to the song, “Deep Within,” written...more

SDGs and CST: Global Health Concerns , by: Jane Deren, Ph.D.

Pope Francis has echoed the calls of earlier popes for the global recognition to the right to health care for all. This reflection highlights the UN's goal to make major strides in combating heal...more

Thomas Berry: One With the Universe , by: Dianna Ortiz, O.S.U.

This prayer service includes prayers, quotes, and questions that invite us to reflect on the life and words of Thomas Berry, C.P. Through this reflection, participants are challenged to think more dee...more

Ending Gender-based Violence: A Long Way to Go , by: Dianna Ortiz, O.S.U.

As we commemorate the UN International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women this month, this prayer service reminds us of the painful realities faced by so many women every day and inspir...more

Prayer: Saint Martin de Porres , by: Jane Deren, Ph.D.

Saint Martin de Porres is the patron saint of mixed-race peoples and healthcare workers, whose feast day falls on November 3. This prayer celebrates his devotion and calls us to greater tolerance and ...more

International Day for Tolerance , by: Irene Koo

International Day for Tolerance is on November 16. This prayer for peace and tolerance reminds us to take heed of Pope Francis’s words on accepting all people as children of God, regardless of faith...more

Prayer for the Palestinians , by: Jane Deren, Ph.D.

This prayer calls attention to the Church's concern for the Palestinian people and for an authentic peace in the Mideast during a time of violence and conflict in the region. Copyright © 2016, Educa...more

Litany: Remembering Social Justice Saints from Around Our World (revised) , by: Dianna Ortiz, O.S.U.

For use on All Saint's Day or other occasions, this prayer is a litany of saints from many parts of the world, connecting each saint's work to justice and peace. Copyright © 2014-2016, Education for...more

Unit: CST and Restorative Justice , by: Irene Koo

This Unit plan includes five distinct lesson plans on Catholic social teaching and restorative justice, adaptable for middle- and high-school students and adults. The lessons include a range of inter...more

Film Discussion Guide: Code Black , by: Anna Misleh

Code Black highlights the challenges of practicing medicine in a high-trauma zone while dealing with institutional bureaucracy. This discussion guide includes reflection questions that provide importa...more

Toolbox: Native Americans/Thanksgiving

This collection of revised resources celebrates the season of the harvest and Native American Heritage Month. The Toolbox includes prayers, reflections on Native American history and contemporary jus...more

Monthly Calendar: November 2016: Creating a World of Mercy

This month’s calendar offers daily reflections and actions to celebrate EFJ’s theme for the month of November 2016: Creating a World of Mercy. Copyright © 2016, Education for Justice, a project...more

Presidential Debates Bingo , by: Irene Koo

This Bingo card resource lists various policies, issues, and ideas consistent with Catholic social teaching and social justice. As you watch the remaining three debates before Election Day, use this g...more

Creating Concerned Citizens of the Planet Earth , by: Margaret Swedish

Creative Voice Margaret Swedish (author, activist, and founder of the “Spirituality and Ecological Hope” project at the Center for New Creation) thoughtfully reveals the richness in the meaning of...more

Voices that Challenge: A Journey Toward Mercy , by: Dianna Ortiz, O.S.U.

This artistic reflection is based on the song Voices that Challenge by David Haas: Copyright © 2016, Education for Justice, a project of Center of Concern. ...more

Toolbox: Election

We hope that you will use this collection of resources, both new and revised, to help guide discussion and discernment in the weeks leading up to the election. The following resources are included: &n...more