Dignity of the Human Person

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

Prayer
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

Prayer
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

Video
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

Prayer
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

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...

Marian Prayer for Mother's Day

Prayer
On Mother's Day, we pray to Mary, our universal mother, to watch over and protect all mothers. We pray for an end to danger, violence, and suffering so that all mothers have the freedom and ability...

The Jesuit Border Podcast Study Guide

Reflection
The Jesuit Border Podcast study guide provides questions for reflection before and after each episode as well as CST connections. Each episode features stories from the US/Mexico border. Season 2 of...

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...

Ash Wednesday Cycle C Reflection

Reflection
This Ash Wednesday reflection is a part of the Ignatian Solidarity Network’s 2022 Lenten series. Questions are provided to prayerfully begin this Lenten journey of justice and peace.

Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am

Film Discussion Guide
Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am is a documentary about the Catholic writer’s life. Use this film discussion guide to accompany a viewing of the film.