Catholic Social Tradition Principles

Marian Prayer for Mother's Day

Prayer
On Mother's Day, we pray to Mary, our universal mother, to watch over and protect all mothers. We pray for an end to danger, violence, and suffering so that all mothers have the freedom and ability...

Litany: So All May Eat

Litany
Catholic Social Teaching is clear that the right to food is basic for not only the survival but also the flourishing of every one of God’s children in the global human family. In this litany, we...

The Jesuit Border Podcast Study Guide

Reflection
The Jesuit Border Podcast study guide provides questions for reflection before and after each episode as well as CST connections. Each episode features stories from the US/Mexico border. Season 2 of...

Earth Day 2022: Invest in Our Planet

Fact Sheet & Handout
The theme for Earth Day 2022 is Invest in Our Planet. This handout provides an overview of the theme, a prayer, and suggested resources that provide action steps you can take to care for our common...

Ash Wednesday Cycle C Reflection

Reflection
This Ash Wednesday reflection is a part of the Ignatian Solidarity Network’s 2022 Lenten series. Questions are provided to prayerfully begin this Lenten journey of justice and peace.

JRS: Prayer for Myanmar

Prayer
The JRS Prayer for Myanmar uplifts prayers of justice and peace for the people of Myanmar in this time of violence and unrest. To learn more about the ongoing conflict, please...

Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am

Film Discussion Guide
Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am is a documentary about the Catholic writer’s life. Use this film discussion guide to accompany a viewing of the film.

Video Prayer: World Water Day

Video
This is a video adaptation of a prayer for World Water Day. The video prayer is available in English and...

A Prayer for Peace in Ukraine

Prayer
This prayer asks the Prince of Peace to provide comfort to the people of Ukraine and that the people of Russia meet the demand for peace.

CST and the Voting Rights Struggle (2022)

Reflection
The dignity of the human person demands that all citizens have the opportunity to freely exercise their right to vote. This resource provides a brief history of voting rights in the United States and...

CST Valentines

Activity
These printable valentine cards are rooted in principles of Catholic Social Teaching (CST). Share messages of love for justice and all of creation this Valentine's Day!

WebQuest: Black American Poets, Writers, and Painters

Activity
This activity invites students to learn about the contributions of Black poets, writers, and painters by researching answers to questions online.