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Human Dignity

International Public Service Day: Hearts and Hands for Others, June 23

International Public Service Day honors federal, state, and municipal employees around the globe. Use your heart and hands to give to others by serving in your community. Here are some suggestions. Co...more

Prayer and Reflections from the Archbishop of Baltimore on Injustice and Violence

On May 28, 2015, Archbishop William Lori of Baltimore, Maryland, held a public mass for peace in his city, calling for calm and good-faith dialogue in the wake of violent unrest fueled by the death of...more

Prayer Service for Refugees, June 20

The Holy Family were refugees when they fled King Herod's wrath. The service includes quotes from Catholic Social Teaching and a prayer from Pope Francis. Copyright © May 2015  ...more

Digna Ochoa - Birthday, May 15

This resource invites us to reflect on the life of Digna Ochoa, an attorney and human rights defender from Mexico, who was assassinated for defending victims of human rights abuses in her country. She...more

Dolores Huerta: Woman of Justice - April 10

At 85, Dolores Huerta remains a woman of vision and courage, still speaking out for migrant workers, for women, and for all those whose human dignity and human rights have not been respected. This res...more

Remembering Archbishop Óscar Arnulfo Romero - March 24

This prayer service commemorates the 35th anniversary of Archbishop Romero’s death and includes the readings he used during his last Mass and part of his sermon. We celebrate our newly proclaimed ma...more

Creative Voice: Celebrating African American History Month , by: Donna Toliver Grimes

Donna Toliver Grimes is a strong and courageous advocate for social justice. In this exclusive interview with Education for Justice, she shares her lived experiences of racism. She describes her life ...more

Film Discussion Guide: Selma

Selma retells the story of one of the seminal moments in the history of the Civil Rights Movement. In telling the story, the filmmakers used official FBI documents to illustrate that Dr. King and othe...more

Litany: Remembering Those Who Prepared the Land and Those Who Grew the Movement “Remembering Heroes of the Civil Movement”

As we celebrate African American History Month, it is important to give thought to some of those committed to bringing a greater measure of justice to this nation. This resource focuses not on heroes ...more

Creative Voice: Vocation to Justice , by: Bishop Thomas J. Gumbleton

Bishop Thomas J. Gumbleton, a retired auxiliary bishop of the Detroit archdiocese, is a leading voice for peace, justice, and civil rights in the Catholic Church today. In this exclusive interview wit...more
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