Promotion of Peace, Nonviolence, and Disarmament

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/...

Prayer Service for Ukraine

Prayer Service
The Prayer Service for Ukraine is adapted from a prayer service of the Iona Community, Scotland. The prayer includes short readings and prayer intentions.

JRS: Prayer for Myanmar

Prayer
The JRS Prayer for Myanmar uplifts prayers of justice and peace for the people of Myanmar in this time of violence and unrest. To learn more about the ongoing conflict, please...

A Prayer for Peace in Ukraine

Prayer
This prayer asks the Prince of Peace to provide comfort to the people of Ukraine and that the people of Russia meet the demand for peace.

A Prayer for Peace in the New Year

Video
As we enter a new year with so many challenges, this one-minute video prayer asks that we do God's will by being peacemakers who bring peace and justice to our suffering world. This prayer...

Prayer for Epiphany

Prayer
As we conclude the Christmas season by celebrating Epiphany on January 6, we are invited to move beyond darkness to a deeper sense of the possibilities of the kingdom of God, justice, and peace.

Prayer Service in a Time of War

Prayer Service
The updated version of the resource is a general prayer for peace during war, while the original resource has a special focus on the war in Iraq.

Prayer for the Epiphany 2021

Prayer
This prayer for Epiphany invites us to open our longing hearts to the Holy Family and to recognize today's migrants as holy families. May the light of Epiphany bless us with a vision of a just and...

John Lewis: Good Trouble

Film Discussion Guide
This film discussion guide provides questions to go along with the documentary about civil rights leader John Lewis. Topics covered include commitment to Nonviolence, voter rights, and the role of...

Prayer for Reconciliation

Prayer
We pray for personal healing and reconciliation so that we can work to address the divisions in our world. We ask for God's grace to see no boundaries and pray that all of creation be united in...

Just Music Playlist: Peace

Reflection
The Just Music Playlist provides a list of songs with discussion questions about a particular theme. The theme for this month’s playlist is peace.