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Welcome!  This tool can help you find just what you need to pray, reach out, learn and act together. Use the filters on the left to find resources by type, age group, role, scope, or interest, ministry or topic area.  The content will filter as you make your selections.

Forms and Expressions of Prayer

This simple handout from the Diocese of San Diego describes five forms of prayer. MORE >

Nine Ways to Pray / Nueve maneras de orar

This resource offers ideas to pray about problems affecting our community and world. Prueba estas maneras de orar, y luego convierte en una práctica de tu vida diaria las que encuentres más útiles. MORE >

Scriptural Rosary for Justice and Peace

Use this Rosary to intercede for the problems facing our communities and world. MORE >

Prayers for Life and Dignity / Oraciones por la vida y la dignidad

These prayers from the U.S. Catholic bishops can assist you in praying for our brothers and sisters at home and around the world. MORE >

Scripture and Catholic Social Teaching

This resource provides scriptural references which undergird the seven themes of Catholic social teaching. MORE >

Protecting Human Dignity: The Ten Commandments / Proteger la dignidad humana: Los diez mandamientos

The Ten Commandments are signposts along the road toward greater personal and social respect for human dignity. MORE >

Human Dignity and the Beatitudes: Today’s Living Saints—and You! / La dignidad humana y las Bienaventuranzas: Los santos vivientes de hoy, ¡y tú!

The Beatitudes are at the heart of Jesus' teaching. How can you be poor, meek, hungry for righteousness, merciful, and peacemaking today? MORE >

Who is My Neighbor? The Good Samaritan Then and Today

To understand the Parable of the Good Samaritan, we must reflect on our understanding of who our neighbors are, and expose that understanding to the power of the parable. MORE >

Linking Liturgy and Justice

This resource can help liturgical planners, music ministers, and homilists deepen awareness of prayer, liturgy and the mission of the Body of Christ in the world. MORE >

The Roman Missal, Eucharist and Social Mission

This handout illustrates how the new Roman Missal draws attention to the social dimensions of our worship. MORE >

Eucharist and Social Mission: Body of Christ, Broken for the World / Eucaristía y misión social: El Cuerpo de Cristo, roto por el mundo

The Eucharist, celebrated as a community, teaches us about human dignity, calls us to right relationship with God, ourselves, and others, and sends us on mission. MORE >

The Eucharistic Liturgy: Formed, Transformed and Sent / La Liturgia de la Eucaristía: Formado, transformado y enviado

This handout explores the Eucharistic Liturgy, through which God draws us into communion with himself and with others, helping us to live as the Body of Christ in the world. MORE >

Sacraments and Social Mission: Living the Gospel, Being Disciples / Los Sacramentos y la Misión Social: Vivir el Evangelio, ser discípulos

The sacraments can help us understand Christ’s call for his disciples to engage in concrete, love-inspired action in the world. MORE >

Examination of Conscience in Light of Catholic Social Teaching / Examen de conciencia a la luz de la enseñanza social católica

This examination can supplement a traditional examination to assess how well your choices and actions reflect love of neighbor. MORE >

Baptism: Incorporated into Christ's Body, Sent on Christ's Mission / Bautismo: Incorporado al Cuerpo de Cristo, enviado a la misión de Cristo

With this handout, reflect on the meaning of your own Baptism, your membership in the community, and the mission on which you are sent. MORE >

Confirmation: Strengthened by the Spirit, Called to Action /Confirmación: Fortalecidos por el Espíritu, llamados a la acción

This handout is on Confirmation, through which the Holy Spirit empowers disciples to witness to Christ in word and deed and carry out the Church’s mission of love and service. MORE >

Marriage: United in Love, Strengthened for Service / Matrimonio: Unidos en el amor, fortalecidos para el servicio

This handout reflects on Marriage, in which spouses model the love and self-gift of Christ. MORE >

Holy Orders: Ordained to Serve, Gather, Transform and Send / Orden Sagrado: Ordenados para servir, congregar, transformar y enviar

Those who are ordained model Christ’s love for the poor, preside at Eucharist, evangelize social realities, and help Christians imitate Christ’s mission of love and justice. MORE >

Penance: Reconciled to Right Relationship, Called to Heal and Restore /Penitencia: Reconciliados con la relación correcta, llamados a curar y restaurar

Penance is about restoring our relationship with God and with others, recognizing our own participation in the “structures of sin” that degrade others’ lives and dignity, and becoming vehicles of Christ’s love. MORE >

Anointing of the Sick: Joined to Christ, Witnesses of Hope and Healing / Unción de los Enfermos: Unidos a Cristo, testigos de la esperanza y la curación

This handout focuses on the witness of the person who is ill, as well as the Church’s participation in Jesus’ mission of compassion and healing through this sacrament. MORE >

Marriage: A Vocation of Service Together

This resource considers, "How do the choices you make about your wedding ceremony and reception reflect your commitment to serve others as a couple?" MORE >

Building Relationships: Creating a Culture of Encounter through One-to-Ones/Crear una cultura de encuentro

One-to-one relational meetings are a tool that can help us build up the Body Christ by forming relationships among members of our faith community, or with members of a wider community. MORE >

Questions to Facilitate Encounter

These discussion questions can help members of a faith community “encounter” one another by sharing responses to questions around faith, mission, motivation, and issues of concern. MORE >

A Guide to Dialogue on Difficult Issues

This guide includes tips for facilitating dialogue on controversial issues. MORE >

Encouraging Civil Dialogue / Fomento del diálogo cordial

This short reflection explains why we are called as Catholics to discourse that is loving, respectful, and civil. MORE >