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Reconciliation Prayer Service

This two-page prayer service provides readings and reflections on places in our lives and in our world that are in need of reconciliation. The prayer service includes readings, reflection activity, an...more

Alabama Immigration Law Threatens Free Exercise of Religion

Alabama has passed a law that would make it a crime to knowingly assist an illegal immigrant by providing them a ride, a job, a place to live or any other kind of social assistance, including religiou...more
Rosa Parks

Lesson Plan on Rosa Parks: A Mighty Witness , by: Sr. Katherine Feely

Rosa Parks was a remarkable woman whose life and actions revealed what it meant to take a stand for justice - even while sitting down. This 10-page print-ready lesson plan is an activity designed to h...more
On the Line

Film Discussion Guide: On the Line (School of the Americas) , by: Sr. Katherine Feely, SND

ON THE LINE is an inside look at the people behind one of the largest nonviolent movements in America today: the movement to close the School of the Americas/WHINSEC, a U.S. Army school that trains La...more
Fr. Romain Rurangirwa

A Witness Speaks: Forgiveness after Genocide (Video Two) , by: Br. Bill Griffin

Fr. Romain Rurangirwa survived the Rwandan genocide in 1994. He was a college student at the time. In the second of seven video segments, Fr. Romain responds to a student's question about forgiveness...more

Film Discussion Guide: Fields of Mudan , by: Br. Bill Griffin, CFX

This award-winning film follows the heartbreaking story of a young Chinese girl named Mudan, who is unsuspectingly thrown into a life of child prostitution and modern day slavery. This film is an exc...more

Remembering Rwanda , by: Jane Deren

The Rwandan Genocide took place from April 7, to July 17, 1994 and resulted in the murder of close to one million Tutsi's in 100 days. It remains a haunting indictment of the human capacity for evil,...more

Film Discussion Guide: Romero , by: Bill Raddell

The film, Romero, has become a classic in its depiction of a modern hero of social justice. In the film, set in the late 1970s, the civil war in El Salvador is heating up. This film guide provides a...more

Backgrounder: Social & Structural Sin , by: Katherine Feely, SND

This 7-page resource provides an overview of the concepts of social and structural sin. This resource includes the following: Definitions and explanations Chart showing connections How this concept h...more

Service, Part 8: Faith in Action , by: Ben Krause

This is the eighth and final reflection/group activity in the Service and Justice series and focuses on translating faith and experience into action. This is the eighth of an eight-part series. For...more
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