Community and the Common Good

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

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!

To Rebuild Community

Prayer
During the Season of Advent and inspired by Pope Francis' Fratelli Tutti, we look to the Good Samaritan as an example of loving our neighbor. We are an interconnected community as the children of...

Catholic Social Teaching and Human Rights Today: A Prayer

Prayer
This prayer reminds us of the interconnection between social and economic human rights and asks that every person, created in the image of God, may live fully, develop, and flourish.

Just Music Playlist: Peace

Reflection
The Just Music Playlist provides a list of songs with discussion questions about a particular theme. The theme for this month’s playlist is peace.

Catholic Social Teaching and the Death Penalty

Activity
Use this bulletin insert for education on how Catholic Social Teaching promotes an end to the death penalty and to learn how to advocate against this injustice.

Just Music Playlist: Liberation

Activity
The Just Music Playlist provides a list of songs with discussion questions about a particular theme. The theme for this month's playlist is liberation.

Psalm of Liberation

Prayer
This prayer by Jane Deren asks for the freedom needed to work for justice in the world by liberating ourselves and calling upon God.

The Social Nature of the Human Person

Activity
The relational nature of God in the Trinity provides a model for humanity. In a time when social isolation is rampant, this resource analyzes the importance of kinship and community in work for...

Video: Examen on Migration

Prayer
This guided examen prayer on migration expresses gratitude for the beauty of diverse people and cultures in our world. As we reflect on the migration stories of our neighbors, we pray to move beyond...
Diverse group of faces in a circle

Prayer for Kinship and Community

Prayer
During a time in which division and separation seem unavoidable, we pray that we can expand our circles of caring until no one is left in the margins.

Food, Family, and Tradition: Thanksgiving with Lidia Bastianich

Activity
For Creative Voice and renowned chef Lidia Bastianich, food has always been about family and traditions: “Food is an identity, a footprint of who you are.” She shares recipes for Turkey Breast...