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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...

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.

Crash Film Lesson Plan

Lesson Plan
This lesson plan is a companion to the film Crash (2004). During the lesson, students  follow a character throughout the movie and consider the question: What happened in the relationships between...

Fratelli Tutti Discussion Guide

Book Discussion Guide
Pope Francis signed his third encyclical, Fratelli Tutti: On Fraternity and Social Friendship, on October 3, 2020. The document promotes a new vision of social friendship and encourages readers to...

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...

The Human Element

Film Discussion Guide
In the Human Element, photographer James Balog explores how the four natural elements (water, fire, air, and earth) are impacted by the fifth element: humans. As people change the elements through...

Video: The Holy Family's Migration Journey

Video
This guided imaginative prayer invites you to enter into the nativity story from the perspective of the Holy Family and their migration journey. Explore how this 2,000-year-old story ties to issues...

Migrant and Refugee Fact Sheet

Fact Sheet & Handout
Terminology around migration is often confusing. This fact sheet explains the important nuances between terms such as migrants, forcibly displaced people, refugees, internally displaced persons, and...

Fair Trade and Sustainable Halloween Treat Guide

Fact Sheet & Handout
This bulletin insert explains the connections between CST, fair trade, and sustainability and provides suggestions for places to source Halloween candy that support workers' rights and care for the...

Indigenous Peoples' Day and Catholic Social Teaching

Reflection
Some states and cities in the United States are celebrating Indigenous Peoples' Day in place of Columbus Day. Learn about why communities are making this switch and how Catholic Social Teaching...

Catholic Social Teaching and the Death Penalty

Bulletin Insert
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.

Christ's Seamless Garment

Prayer
This prayer remembers the seamless garment that Christ wore and calls us as the Body of Christ to take on all people's concerns for justice as the seamless garment we wear.