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Nonviolence

Anniversary of Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Letter from a Birmingham Jail , by: Dianna Ortiz, O.S.U.

This prayer service includes excerpts from Dr. King’s famous “Letter from a Birmingham Jail” and includes reflection questions after each reading. Copyright © 2017, Education for Justice, a pro...more

Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Call to Carry the Gospel of Freedom , by: Dianna Ortiz, O.S.U.

This three-page litany includes quotes from Martin Luther King, Jr. and calls on each of us to be nonviolent agents of change in today’s world. Copyright © 2017, Education for Justice, a project of...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

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

Prayer for Native People and for Standing Rock , by: Jane Deren, Ph.D.

This prayer remembers and celebrates all Native American people, and calls on the global community to support efforts to reclaim their dignity and restore their sacred lands. Copyright © 2016, Educat...more

Peace and Nonviolence , by: Irene Koo

This three-part lesson plan seeks to introduce students to various aspects of peace: theory, activists, movements, and nonviolent processes in countries around the world. Copyright © 2016, Education ...more

Peace Toolbox

This collection of resources, both revised and new, expanded upon the theme of peace. Subtopics include nonviolence, pacifism, conscientious objection, and nuclear disarmament.       &n...more

Nonviolence: A Language of Love (International Day of Nonviolence) , by: Dianna Ortiz, O.S.U.

This prayer service, commemorating International Day of Nonviolence (October 2nd), reminds us that the language of the Gospels is one of love. Jesus chose to express this love through nonviolence, giv...more

Nonviolence and Just Peace: Contributing to the Catholic Understanding of and Commitment to Nonviolence , by: Judy Coode

Creative Voice Judy Coode, freelance writer and former Pax Christi USA National Council Chair, shares a reflection on the conference “Nonviolence and Just Peace: Contributing to the Catholic Underst...more

Fr. Daniel Berrigan, S.J.: A Prophet of Peace and a Poet of Justice

In this reflection, we celebrate the life of Daniel Berrigan, S.J., poet and prophet, who committed his life to justice and peace. May Fr. Berrigan's prophetic spirit continue to burn brightly an...more
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