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. This year, CMN has worked with our partners in different states for our weekly reflections.
By David Matzko McCarthy, Trudy D. Conway, and Vicki Schieber, Editors
This new book on Restorative Justice serves as a guiding context for Catholic Mobilizing Network's work to promote restorative justice.
When you work for the neighbor do it with a very unselfish love which expects no reward for its services, and aim at nothing other than helping him or her and being at the same time pleasing to God. - Congregation of St. Joseph Maxim 55
Join us during this Advent season for prayerful reflection and hopeful anticipation. Every Monday you will receive a special Advent reflection for the coming Sunday. The reflections are available online, on social media, and can also be downloaded as a complete set. Enjoy the Sunday Advent scripture readings through the lens of justice and mercy:
Poverty plays a critical role in whether or not someone receives a death sentence. This helpful infographic explores some of the ways poverty impacts the use of the death penalty in this country.
Parish Educational Modules: "Restorative Justice, Restorative Living: A Lens for Learning and Action"
This is a formational opportunity for small groups to learn about restorative justice as it relates to Catholic teaching and discern the call to restorative action in personal life, parish community and the criminal justice system. Materials include facilitator preparation, engaging activities and discussion, participant handouts and resources for further learning. This experiential program is adaptable to various timeframes, formats and cultural settings.
This resource shows how we can bring the principles of restorative justice to our everyday interactions.
There are many ways that we can bring restorative practices into our parishes. This infographic gives a few examples of approaches to doing so.
This image gives examples of ways to bring about restorative justice in the criminal justice system.