Care for Creation

Education for Justice 2022 Summer Reading List

Fact Sheet & Handout
These recommendations for summer reading are organized by spiritual reading, non-fiction, and fiction. These works are connected to one or more themes of Catholic Social Teaching and highlight...

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...

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!

An Examen for Social Media

Prayer
This reflection and prayer invite us to take "a long, loving look" at the problems with social media and provides questions to prayerfully consider how we encounter beauty and brokenness in its...

Litany for Extinct Species

Litany
The Litany for Extinct Species laments the loss of all extinct species, and uplifts, in particular, the 23 species most recently declared extinct in the United States in 2021. The litany includes a...

Prayers for Communities Joining the Laudato Si' Action Platform

Prayer
Beginning on St. Francis Day 2021 (Oct. 4), Catholics are invited into 40-days of prayer leading up to the official launch of the Laudato Si' Action Platform (LSAP)on Nov. 14. The Dicastery for...

Examen: The Cry of the Earth as a Cannonball Moment

Prayer
A cannonball moment, in the Ignatian tradition, refers to a specific moment in the story of St. Ignatius of Loyola, when a wartime injury spurred a lifelong conversion. For us, living with the...

Season of Creation: Catholic Liturgical Guide

Lectionary Reflection
This year, 2021, the  theme for the Season of Creation is “A Home for All?  Renewing the Oikos of God.”  This booklet introduces the Season of Creation and offers resources for celebrating...

IPCC 6th Assessment Report Overview for Educators

Fact Sheet & Handout
The recent UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change 6th Assessment Report reveals the urgent action needed to address the impacts of climate change. This overview for Catholic educators explains...

Jubilee for the Earth: Podcast Study Guide

Book Discussion Guide
"Jubilee for the Earth” is a podcast mini-series about biodiversity and our sacred story produced by the Missionary Society of St. Columban, a society of priests and lay people who live and share...

Prayer for Renewal and Courage

Prayer
We pray to bring our lives back into alignment with the Earth, our common home, where God is ever-present.

Fratelli Tutti Advent Reflections

Reflection
As we wait again for the celebration of the birth of Christ, let us wait reflecting on the wisdom expressed in Pope Francis’ new encyclical, Fratelli Tutti; may Francis’ words lead us on this...