North America

Living CST: Ilia Delio, O.S.F.

Prayer Service
This prayer service uses quotes from Sister Ilia Delio, O.S.F, and calls us to be open to new concepts of God and ways of caring for our common home and one another.  
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Helen Prejean, C.S.J.: Hope Alive in Our Hearts

Prayer Service
Sister Helen Prejean, C.S.J., is a model for us, as this prayer service indicates, in the qualities she has displayed for decades: compassion, courage to speak out, concern and respect for everyone...
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Thomas Merton on Love, Peace, Hope, and Joy

Prayer Service
This prayer service is based on the words of Thomas Merton, whose deepening sense of love for God led him to a dedicated concern for peace and justice and to a celebration of God’s...

Majora Carter: Addressing Poverty through Environmental Justice and Community Restoration

Prayer Service
We offer this prayer service which offers Majora Carter as model for participation in our communities through understanding the systems and structures that shape these communities; we are called to...
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Naomi Klein: There Can Be No Justice Without Addressing Climate Change

Prayer Service
This prayer service is based on the words of Naomi Klein, Canadian author, journalist, and filmmaker, known for her climate justice activism and analyses of globalization, neoliberalism, and...
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Anniversary of Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Letter from a Birmingham Jail

Prayer Service
This prayer service includes excerpts from Dr. King’s famous “Letter from a Birmingham Jail” and includes reflection questions after each reading.
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Abraham Johannes “A.J.” Muste: A Gentle, Nonviolent Peace Agitator

Prayer Service
This resource draws on the wisdom and witness of A.J. Muste, a nonviolent activist who was influential in the global pacifist movement of the mid-20th Century.

Thomas Berry: One With the Universe

Prayer Service
This prayer service includes prayers, quotes, and questions that invite us to reflect on the life and words of Thomas Berry, C.P.  Through this reflection, participants are challenged to think more...

Embracing Peter Maurin’s Vision of Justice and Equality

Prayer Service
The life of Peter Maurin, co-founder of the Catholic Worker movement, is prayerfully told through this prayer service.

Celebrating “The Mass on the World” with Teilhard de Chardin, S.J.

Prayer Service
Pierre Teilhard de Chardin, S.J., is regarded as one of the foremost thinkers of our time. His spiritual writings on humanity, the universe, and God are entwined together in this prayer service based...

Remembering Cardinal Joseph Bernardin

Prayer Service
Based on Cardinal Bernardin’s personal reflections, this prayer service remembers this compassionate, humble, and strong servant leader.

Charlene Teters: We Are Not Your Mascots

Prayer Service
Charlene Teters is an activist from the Spokane Nation who has defended the human dignity of Native peoples and led nonviolent resistance to oppose the use of Native American symbols as mascots in...