Join us during the Lenten season for prayerful reflection and contemplation. Every Monday receive a special Lenten reflection for the coming Sunday. Available online and on social media. These reflections will unpack the scripture readings for the week through the lens of justice and mercy. These reflections will be available for download beginning mid-January
With this comprehensive resource, you don't need to be an expert to explore the death penalty issue in your school, parish, or community. Use our beautiful Prezi presentation and slide-by-slide Facilitator Guide to explore the Church’s teaching on the sanctity of all life and the social justice issues that surround the death penalty.
By: Alexandra Carroll, M.T.S., CMN Director of Communications
By: Br. Matt Wooters SJ, Social Worker at Nativity Jesuit Academy in Milwaukee, WI.
Lent is a time of contemplation and renewal, and CMN invites you to journey through this lenten season with the help of our weekly reflections.
By: Rev. Brian O. McDermott, S.J., Dr. Theol., Special Assistant to the President, Georgetown University
Easter Sunday, April 16, 2017
During his life on earth Jesus lived in total dependence on God as the source-of-all, whom he called Abba, and on the Holy Spirit. He also learned how to be an authentic human being (marked by self-giving love) from the other human beings who loved him unconditionally, such as Mary and Joseph.
This reflection is perfect to use with groups or as a personal tool throughout Lentent. Including both prayer and informative statistics about the death penalty, this reflection is a great way to mark events of Good Friday.
This one to two hour intergenerational gathering provides a three segment introduction connecting each of these themes to restorative justice. It also provides families the opportunity to make take home activities to be used throughout Lent.
“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 es abrir un diálogo con jóvenes adultos sobre la Cultura de la vida, pasando por algunos problemas de la realidad latina en USA.
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 of the Cross will give you the opportunity to meditate on the many complex and unjust realities of the death penalty while journeying with Christ on his passion.