Community and the Common Good

Catholic Nonviolence Initiative Lecture Series 2023

This resource is shared from the Catholic Nonviolence Initiative Lecture Series. The series and more information can also be found here - The video edits and summaries are...

In Memory of Japanese Internment Camps

On February 19, 1942, President Franklin Roosevelt issued an executive order that authorized the evacuation of all persons who were deemed a threat to national security along the West Coast to be...

Peacemaking Activity for Elementary School Students

Begin the new year by thinking about how we can be peacemakers in our families, classrooms, and communities. This activity is geared toward students in grades 4-8.

When Every Night is Winter

A prayer for wintertime and Christmas from CRS.

Atoning for the Sins Against Indigenous People

A discussion guide based on the article, "Atoning for sins against Indigenous people begins with confronting the past. Red Cloud Indian School is showing the way." The article appeared in America...

An Antidote to Despair Discussion Guide

Fact Sheet & Handout
A discussion guide that walks through an article from Commonweal Magazine highlighting Paul Farmer and his theology of accompaniment. The article, "An Antidote to Despair" ran in February 2022.

Catholic Social Teaching: Rooted and Renewing

The Catholic Social Teaching: Rooted and Renewing reflection invites us to consider how consciously making daily decisions from the perspective of CST, in solidarity with all those who suffer and all...

After Buffalo, After Uvalde, After Tulsa

Film Discussion Guide
"After Buffalo, After Uvalde, After Tulsa" is the name of a dialogue hosted by the Georgetown Initiative on Catholic Social Thought and Public Life on gun violence in the United States. Use these...

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...

Let the Shooting End

Let the Shooting End is a prayer for an end to gun violence. This prayer was originally published by the Sisters of Mercy and is reprinted here with permission. Visit

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...

CST Valentines

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!