Peace & Justice

This is the blog of the Commission on Peace and Justice for the Roman Catholic Diocese of Albany, New York.

Sunday, May 02, 2010

For college students

The Department of Justice, Peace and Human Development has launched a new Web site to help campus ministers and college students promote Catholic social teaching on campus. The Web site, "Transforming Our World: Our Catholic Faith in Action," is at and includes Catholic social teaching, prayer materials, small group resources, tools for action, and multimedia such as videos and podcasts. Although the website targets young people, it has a wealth of resources you may find useful, including:

• Videos and podcasts
• Links to the major social teaching documents
• A great graphic on the "Two Feet of Social Justice"
• Prayers on specific topics
• Description of retreats like "Journey to Justice" and "Food Fast"
• Activities to do with groups
• Suggestions for Catholic groups and opportunities like CCHD, St. Vincent de Paul, JustFaith, CatholicCharities, etc.
• Background materials on a variety of life and social justice issues