Human Rights

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...

Litany: So All May Eat

Litany
Catholic Social Teaching is clear that the right to food is basic for not only the survival but also the flourishing of every one of God’s children in the global human family. In this litany, we...

The Jesuit Border Podcast Study Guide

Reflection
The Jesuit Border Podcast study guide provides questions for reflection before and after each episode as well as CST connections. Each episode features stories from the US/Mexico border. Season 2 of...

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...

World Water Day Quiz

Quiz
Use this true and false quiz about water to begin a discussion about World Water Day and water as a human right.
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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 Service for the 20th Anniversary of 9/11

Prayer Service
The upcoming anniversary of 9/11 offers us an opportunity to prayerfully reflect on that tragedy and on the challenge of creating a more peaceful world in memory of those lost and wounded by the...

To Rebuild Community

Prayer
During the Season of Advent and inspired by Pope Francis' Fratelli Tutti, we look to the Good Samaritan as an example of loving our neighbor. We are an interconnected community as the children of...

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,...

Catholic Social Teaching and Human Rights Today: A Prayer

Prayer
This prayer reminds us of the interconnection between social and economic human rights and asks that every person, created in the image of God, may live fully, develop, and flourish.

100 Days of Prayer: November 24-30

Litany
Created by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Orange, 100 Days of Prayer provides daily prayer intentions related to social justice issues and for the most vulnerable members of society. Use the prayers in...

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...