CMN Lenten Resources

2017 Lenten Reflections and Materials

2017 Lenten Reflections and Materials

As we prepare to enter into this season of Lent, CMN invites you to join us in prayerful reflection and contemplation as we work to live with mercy and justice. Each week we will send you a special reflection, beginning... MORE

CMN Stations of the Cross

CMN Stations of the Cross

CMN is excited to share our new resource with you, Stations of the Cross. Journey the way of the cross while meditating on the need to end the death penalty and promote restorative justice. This special death penalty themed Stations... MORE

Encounter Life Resource

Encounter Life Resource

Through scripture, story, prayer and discussion participants using “Encounter Life” will explore three themes of encounter – life, death, and mercy. Pope Francis has made the practice of mercy an important focus for the Catholic Church in the 21st century,... MORE

Jesus Remember Me

Jesus Remember Me

Created by CMN Youth Minister Wayne Hipley Through scripture, prayer and conversation, this group reflection takes participants on a journey down the road of justice, mercy and forgiveness. While particularly appropriate for Lent, this examination of the story of Dismas... MORE

Where Justice & Mercy Meet – A Retreat Experience for Teens

“Where Justice & Mercy Meet – A Retreat Experience for Teens” has been produced by Wayne Hipley and Anna Bradley to introduce high school-age youth to basic concepts and ideas of Catholic Church teaching as it relates to the death penalty, restorative justice,... MORE

One Act Play "Nuestra Señora De La Vida"

One Act Play “Nuestra Señora De La Vida”

“Nuestra Señora de la Vida,” written by Petra Alexander, is a Spanish language monologue which is a perfect tool to open up dialogue about life issues from the perspective of a young Latino American. El propósito de esta pieza de teatro... MORE

High School Study Guide for “Where Justice and Mercy Meet”

Are you looking to add the death penalty issue to your high school curriculum? This free study guide created by Rochelle Hubbard contains everything from discussion questions to homework assignments to accompany our award winning book “Where Justice and Mercy... MORE

Lenten Family Day Program

Lenten Family Day Program

CMN is proud to introduce a brand new Lenten Family Day Program created by Mae Richardson. Through the themes of prayer, fasting and almsgiving activities, family units can choose specific and concrete ways to address issues of Justice, mercy and faith... MORE

A Good Friday Reflection to End the Use of the Death Penalty

A Good Friday Reflection to End the Use of the Death Penalty

On this Good Friday, a day when we recall our Savior’s own execution, we appeal to all people of good-will, and especially Catholics, to work to end the death penalty. – Pope John Paul II, 1999 This brochure—suitable for printing and... MORE

Pope Francis Mercy Prayer

Pope Francis Mercy Prayer

Adapted from 2013 “Urbi et Orbi” and Divine Mercy Sunday Messages Loving Father ~ Together we pray to walk in faith and charity, Ever trusting in your mercy: You always wait for us, love us. You have pardoned us with... MORE