Saints, Martyrs, and Heroes

May: Month of Mary, Month of Mothers

This reflection explores less traditional images of Mary, Mother of God, and of all mothers. The first section introduces Kathe Kollwitz (1867-1945), a German Expressionist artist who was devoted to...

Archbishop Oscar Romero

This reflection on Archbishop Oscar Romero of El Salvador includes some of his most poignant quotes, discussion questions, a prayer and a list of educational resources that may be obtained from other...

Thomas Merton: Christian Roots of Nonviolence

This four-page resource features excerpts from Thomas Merton's essay, "Blessed are the Meek: The Christian Roots of Nonviolence." A prayer and discussion questions are included.

Martin Luther King, Jr.

Martin Luther King, Jr., is well-known throughout the world for his leadership role in the U.S. civil rights movement and his belief in non-violent social change. King also supported human rights for...