Refugees

A Prayer for Companionship

Prayer
This prayer calls us to be aware of what gives movement to our steps: love. May we take that love and carry it forth, beyond borders. In the spirit of Pedro Arrupe, S.J., the founder of Jesuit...

A Prayer for Creation and Migration

Prayer
September marks the Season of Creation as well as World Day of Migrants and Refugees. As we reflect on the interconnections between climate change and migration, we invite you to pray for creation...

Dying to Live

Book Discussion Guide
Dying to Live is a book that aims to dive deeper into the world of those forced to flee home to survive, refugees, through their personal stories. This discussion guide provides questions that allow...

Video: The Holy Family's Migration Journey

Video
This guided imaginative prayer invites you to enter into the nativity story from the perspective of the Holy Family and their migration journey. Explore how this 2,000-year-old story ties to issues...

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...

A Prayer for World Refugee Day

Prayer
This prayer, written by Fr. Leo O'Donovan, SJ of Jesuit Refugee Services USA, reflects on the hardships experienced by refugees and invites us to embody God's presence in response to these...
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Prayer for Children in Immigration Detention

Prayer
A prayer to end the unjust practice of holding children in immigration detention centers and to eliminate family separation at the United States border.
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Crossing Borders and Bridging Gaps Through Art

Creative Voice
Creative Voice Elshafei Dafalla shares how his vocation as an artist helps the marginalized in our global community, especially refugees and torture survivors. An interview with Elshafei and an...
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The Vision of Hospitality

Prayer
This prayer is based on the 2017 homily of Pope Francis on Christmas Eve. Francis calls people of faith to envision hospitality for refugees and immigrants as they consider the journey of Mary,...
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Pope Francis’s 2018 World Day of Peace Message

Reflection
This artistic photo reflection uses quotes from Pope Francis’s 2018 World Day of Peace message. To view the reflection, click here: http://bit.ly/2jlRdJr.  
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Pope Francis: World Day of Peace Message, 2018

Reflection
This resource builds on Pope Francis’s World Day of Peace Message for 2018. He calls the world to a new way of seeing immigrants, migrants, and refugees; the Pope challenges us all to practice hope...

Refugee Republic

Refugee Republic is an interactive online documentary that explores daily life in a Syrian refugee camp, showing not only the negative but also human dignity, resourcefulness, and creativity of...