Saints, Martyrs, and Heroes

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...
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A Prayer for Blessed Rutilio Grande

Prayer
We remember Blessed Rutilio Grande on the day of his beatification on January 22, 2022.

Prayer & Reflection: Saints Andrew Kim Taegon, Paul Chong Hasang, and Companions

Fact Sheet & Handout
This handout offers information on Saints Andrew Kim Taegon, Paul Chong Hasang, and Companions and a prayer of intercession.

Cannonball Examen

Prayer
Based on the life events of St. Ignatius of Loyola, this examen calls us to see this past year as our own "cannonball moment" (conversion experience) and invites us to reflect on how we left our...

Parish Dialogue Guide to "Fratelli Tutti"

Book Discussion Guide
This guide encourages groups to dive deep into the key themes of “Fratelli Tutti.” Each section breaks down one theme from the encyclical, offering selected readings, a facilitated discussion...

Lessons Plans for Fratelli Tutti

Lesson Plan
In an increasingly divided world, Pope Francis calls us to breakdown barriers through reconciliation and encounter in his new encyclical Fratelli Tutti. This guide provides lesson plans, prayer,...

Prayer for the Four Churchwomen of El Salvador

Prayer
December 2,2020 marks 40 years since Sr. Dorothy Kazel, Sr. Maura Clarke, Sr. Ita Ford, and Jean Donovan were martyred in El Salvador. We pause to remember and celebrate the prophetic witness of...

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...

Women's History Month Card

Activity
In honor of Women's History Month, print this card template to thank the women who are models for justice in your own life. Use the line at the bottom of the cover to write the name of the person...

Love Requires Justice: Art as a Medium to Address Systemic Racism

Reflection
High school senior Chloe Becker reflects on the mural she painted of important African and African American saints as a medium to start a conversation in her community about systemic racism and white...

The Salvadoran Martyrs and their Legacy for Justice

Activity
November 16, 2019 marks the 30th anniversary of the martyrdom of the Jesuits and their companions in El Salvador. Read a brief history of the Salvadoran civil war and learn about the legacy of the...

Prophets of Liberation: Moses and Saint Oscar Romero

Reflection
Learn about the similarities between how Moses and Saint Oscar Romero were called to overcome fear and to use their voices prophetically. Then consider how you are being called to work as a prophet...