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Life and Dignity of Human Person

Encounter Through Service , by: Jane Deren, Ph.D.

Pope Francis encourages us to encounter the poor and those who suffer. Service learning is a great opportunity to encounter others and promote human dignity. Copyright © 2013-2018, Education for Jus...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

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

Step provides what Pope Francis would call a moving encounter with the staff and students at the Baltimore Leadership School for Young Women; their daily struggles, their determination, their hope, an...more

Film Discussion Guide: Moonlight , by: Irene Koo

Moonlight is the coming-of-age story of a young Black man in Miami, Florida, who struggles to fit in and understand his sexuality and identity while dealing with a tumultuous family life. Copyright ©...more

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

In this reflection, Fr. Kammer discusses the foundational principle in Catholic social thought on the dignity of the human person. Reflection questions and a prayer are included. Copyright © 2016, Je...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

Jean Vanier: From Brokenness to Community , by: Dianna Ortiz, O.S.U.

This prayer service beautifully unfolds with the tender words of Jean Vanier, the L’Arche Communities founder. Guided by his example as a teacher, servant leader, and advocate for the dismissed in o...more

Nurturing International Friendships Calendar (July 2016) , by: Dianna Ortiz, O.S.U.

This daily calendar offers suggested reflections and actions to celebrate July 30th, the International Day of Friendship. Copyright © 2016, Education for Justice, a project of Center of Concern. ...more

Embracing Peter Maurin’s Vision of Justice and Equality , by: Dianna Ortiz, O.S.U.

The life of Peter Maurin, co-founder of the Catholic Worker movement, is prayerfully told through this prayer service. Copyright © 2016 Education for Justice, a project of Center of Concern. ...more
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