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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...

Reflection: From Service to Kinship

Reflection
Fr. Gregory Boyle has worked with young adults in the barrio of Los Angeles for over three decades. He founded Homeboy Industries, and he discusses the concept of kinship in much of his speaking and...

Video Prayer: Prayer for Holy Thursday

Video
On Holy Thursday, we are called to see the face of Christ in all people and to bend in respect before the dignity of the other, as Jesus bent to wash the feet of his Apostles. Access a handout with...

Prayer for Struggling Families

Prayer
This prayer uplifts families around the world that are struggling in the face of uncertainty, racism, poverty, and violence. We pray to Jesus, Mary, and Joseph, the Holy Family, that our prayers...

Pope Francis' 2022 World Day of Peace Message

Reflection
Pope Francis' 2022 World Day of Peace Message discusses themes of intergenerational encounter, education, and work as integral components to build paths to peace. The reflection summarize's Pope...

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...

Prayer in Times of Distress

Prayer
We pray that God guide us through periods of distress toward a world of peace and justice. For all people who cry out in distress to our God, we pray that we have the courage and compassion to...

Prayer on Inequities

Prayer
This prayer calls us to bear witness to the many inequities that exist in our communities and around the world. We are invited to respond through our work for global justice and peace so that our...

Solidarity Through Prayer Reflection

Reflection
This resource explores the importance of prayer in sustaining commitment to solidarity and justice. Dorothy Day and Daniel Berrigan are highlighted as models of contemplatives in action.

Servant Leaders Prayer Service

Prayer Service
This prayer service can be used to help students reflect on their service experience and also provides a blessing and send-off for students who have participated in servant leadership during the past...

Prayer for Holy Thursday

Prayer
On Holy Thursday, we are called to see the face of Christ in all people and to bend in respect before the dignity of the other, as Jesus bent to wash the feet of his Apostles.

Fratelli Tutti Infographics

Fact Sheet & Handout
The Vatican prepared these infographics to accompany the release of Pope Francis' third encyclical, Fratelli Tutti: On Fraternity and Social Friendship. They visually summarize key themes and points...