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Impact of War

One With the Suffering People of Syria , by: Dianna Ortiz, O.S.U.

We pray for an end to the war in Syria and ask God to give comfort and strength to our sisters and brothers who have suffered for too long. Copyright © 2017, Education for Justice, a project of Cente...more

Killer Drones: Immoral, Racist, and Unjust , by: Marjorie Cohn

Creative Voice Marjorie Cohn shares an essay on the immorality of drone warfare and offers reflection questions and a prayer for an end to the use of drones. Copyright © 2016, Education for Justice, ...more

Care of Our Common Home , by: Maureen Foltz, C.C.

This litany touches on many issues that affect all of us in our common home and invites each of us to act on behalf of the poorest in our global society. Copyright © 2016, Education for Justice, a pr...more

Film Discussion Guide: Good Kill

The film Good Kill tells the story of a U.S. Air Force fighter pilot turned drone pilot and the effect this has on his own life, his family dynamic, and the new practices of modern day warfare. Copyri...more

Desperate Crossings , by: Dianna Ortiz, O.S.U.

This short litany focuses on the desperate desire of Africans mired in poverty to risk everything, even life itself, to migrate in dangerous boats to try to reach a better life in the developed countr...more

Film Discussion Guide: The Diary of Anne Frank

This film brings to life the writings of Anne Frank and her time in hiding in Amsterdam during World War II and the advance of Nazism in Europe. Anne Frank, born on June 12, 1929, braved unspeakable h...more

Creative Voice: Remembering Monseñor Óscar Romero , by: Jimmy Francisco Ortiz Rodriguez

Jimmy Francisco Ortiz Rodriguez is a young Salvadoran attorney who lends his voice to reflect on the life and legacy of Monseñor Oscar Romero and contemporary El Salvador. Copyright © 2015-2018, Edu...more

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

With the global community, we pray for those who see home and all it means disappear as they flee violence, injustice, and poverty. We pray for those weary travelers who now live in daily insecurity. ...more

Film Discussion Guide: Last Days in Vietnam

Rory Kennedy’s documentary Last Days in Vietnam provides a closer look at the chaotic events of the final days of the Vietnam War. The film includes interviews by individuals who were present and in...more

Remembering the Jesuit Martyrs of El Salvador

This prayer service calls us to look back on a tragedy of the past in order to find a brighter future. Although the execution of the six Jesuit priests and the two women was a horrifying event, we pra...more
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