Dignity of the Human Person

Web Quest: Solidarity and Option for the Poor and Vulnerable

This is a web quest resource based on Matthew 25. Participants are encouraged to look up faith based and national organizations to show how they are in solidarity with the poor, the vulnerable and...

An Antidote to Despair Discussion Guide

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...

Human Dignity Reflection & Web Quest

This activity invites students to reflect on Genesis 1:26-27 and the concept of human dignity as a result of being made in the image of God.

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 sistersofmercy.org/resources/...

Resource List on the Relations of Indigenous Peoples and Catholics

Fact Sheet & Handout
This resource list provides suggested books, articles, and videos that teach about the legacy of colonization and the genocide of Indigenous Peoples in the United States and Canada. In particular,...

Prayer for Juneteenth

This prayer commemorates June 19, 1865, when enslaved African-Americans in Galveston, Texas, were told they were free, almost two years after the Emancipation Proclamation. Juneteenth is symbolic...

Prayer for the Summer

As we move into the new summer season, we look to absorb God’s light just as we absorb the summer sun. We pray to grow, rest, and reflect in these summer months. Find the PDF version of this prayer...

Buffalo: A Prayer in a Time of Racism and Gun Violence

This is a prayer to remember the lives of the people who died in the Buffalo mass shooting and for all people affected by the sins of racism and gun violence.

Reflection: From Service to Kinship

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...