Global Solidarity

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...

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...

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

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

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...