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Participate in the Catholic Social Ministry Gathering

At this annual Gathering in Washington, DC, leaders and emerging leaders pray, learn and advocate in response to current pressing domestic and global challenges. MORE >

Integrating Catholic Social Teaching in Finance, Facilities Management, and Human Resources

This reflection is on how we balance Gospel values of love, solidarity and justice with practical financial demands. MORE >

Scriptural Rosary for Justice and Peace

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

Faithful Citizenship / Ciudadanos fieles

Jesus' disciples are invited and called to bring their faith to the public square. 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 >

Justice for Immigrants / Justicia para los Inmigrantes

The U.S. Catholic bishops are working to share teaching about immigrants and work for immigration reform that reflects Catholic principles. MORE >

Discovering Solidarity Through Mutual Encounter in Guatemala

Our parish and our sister parish in Guatemala mutually encounter, support, and pray for each other. MORE >

Scripture and Catholic Social Teaching

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

Catholic Climate Covenant / Convenio Católico por el Clima

Here are practical ideas and tools that Catholics can use to act on Catholic teaching on the environment. MORE >

Praying and Acting to Fight Racism and Division

As the nation faced unrest after the Ferguson and New York City court decisions, we held a candlelight vigil and mass to pray for peace, justice and an end to racism. 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 >

Homilies Inspire Our Parish To Be Missionary Disciples

Our pastor uses the Sunday homily to reflect on the ways Scripture calls us to live our faith by loving God and neighbor. 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 >

As Executions Continue, Youth Pray For Life and Dignity

Our youth pro-life team organizes prayer for our parish community when an execution takes place. 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 >

Friendship With Visiting Priest Becomes A Parish-wide Cultural Embrace

When our parish befriended visiting priests from Ghana, we were motivated to start a project to understand and celebrate Ghanaian culture, as well as funding health care in Ghana. 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 >

Justice-themed Popular Religious Celebrations Lead To Wide Hispanic Engagement

We incorporate social justice concerns into many of the popular events that our people celebrate, such as holding a border Mass on e Día de los Muertos. 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 >

Social Justice Pilgrimages Help Students Live Call To Faith, Peace And Justice

Our students participate in social justice pilgrimages focusing on civil rights in the U.S. South, immigration on the border, and the conflict in the Holy Land. The students pray, reflect and learn before, during and after the pilgrimages. 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 >

Catholics Gather To Pray And Act For An End To Trafficking

Each year, Catholics in our Archdiocese gather on the World Day of Peace to pray and commit to action. The 2015 theme was human trafficking. 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 >

Seeking To Abolish The Death Penalty In Texas

We pray and advocate to stop the use of Capitol Punishment in the state of Texas. 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 >