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
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.
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This prayer service follows the life of St. Josephine Bakhita, a Sudanese woman who was trafficked and enslaved time and time again. St. Bakhita is the patron of victims of trafficking.
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Dorothy Day used the Works of Mercy to guide her vocation of serving the homeless and poor in New York City. This prayer commemorates the beginning of the Year of Mercy and offers Dorothy Day as a mod...more
Explore the messages of Saint John Paul II and Saint John XXIII in this resource that outlines the encyclicals authored by these two popes who were so dedicated to Catholic social thought and bringing...more
We remember that we are all part of the community of saints, imperfect and diverse as we are. God calls us to be in relationship with Him and with each other.
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July 14th is the feast day of St. Kateri Tekakwitha, Lily of the Mohawks, the first Native American of North America to be canonized a saint. This reflection features a short biography of St. Kateri a...more
Fourth Sunday of Lent
Two troubled people struggling with depression turn to each other in this recent movie. This discussion guide and supporting resources explore mental illness.
John Henry Newman was one of the most influential and well-known figures of 19th century Catholicism. Newman’s life was spent attempting to integrate mind and heart, faith and reason. In his i...more
First Woman Saint of Switzerland
In mid-October, 2008, Pope Benedict XVI canonized this newest saint for her work in Ecuador and Columbia. She was known for her open heart, her compassionate care of ...more
November 13- Patron Saint of Immigrants
Mother Cabrini was a remarkable woman whose missionary heart and compassionate zeal changed countless lives. She was canonized in 1946. This patron saint of ...more
St. Paul of the Cross is a saint who shows us what it means to make a preferential option for the poor in the world today. He lived in a turbulent time where people struggled for a meaningful exist...more