Tag: Catholic Social Teaching

Formation & Education

Oct 17
Catholic Imagination for a World Beyond Prison

What if we were building a system from scratch –– how would we imagine holding people accountable, being in relationship with people who harm others, and supporting healing in a just and dignified way? Our presenters will invite us to question the inevitability of prison as a necessary component of the criminal legal system and to engage our faith in this important conversation.

Apr 21
A Broad Overview of Human Trafficking

This is a broad overview of human trafficking with Felicitas Brugo Onetti, Anti-Trafficking Education and Outreach Coordinator, and Marsha Forson, Policy Advisor, with the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops. We will learn about human trafficking, how to support victims, and about resources on labor and sex trafficking and exploitation.

Dec 13
A Creative Way to Address Grief

In this webinar, Sr. Annie Killian, OP, a post-doctoral fellow in the Public Humanities at the University of Notre Dame, and Beatrice Parwatikar, an Ambassador of Peace with Pax Christi USA, discuss prison ministry as a way of peace-making. Through ministry, they offer returning citizens and people who are incarcerated a ministry of accompaniment and […]

Jan 13
Who Do You Say That I Am?

As people of faith we are called to center the margins, reaching out to and accompanying those who have been neglected or forgotten. Who Do You Say That I Am? is a guide for parishes, campus ministries, small faith communities, and organizations to reflect on the US carceral system and what our faith calls us […]

Feb 10
Black Women and Criminal (In)justice

Georgetown University (Initiative on Catholic Social Thought and Public Life) In June 2020, the killing of George Floyd—along with the killings of Breonna Taylor and countless other black and brown people—sparked a national uprising and reckoning for racial justice and police reform in the United States. Dialogue, self-reflection, and new policies addressing systemic racism are […]

Jan 15
Addressing Racism: A Time for Gospel Courage

https://youtu.be/hu02pt1BTPE A CPMC webinar with Dr. Chris Pramuk of Regis University. Dr. Pramuk leads a discussion about the value of introspection when confronting racism in the ministerial setting and beyond.

Oct 14
Catholic Social Teaching, Incarceration, Implications for a Culture of Life

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iOx3Hg7ehOMOctober 2020 Webinar Catholic Social Teaching is based on and inseparable from our understanding of a culture of life and the dignity of every human person. Kathryn Getek Soltis, PhD and Bishop Brendan Cahill, STD will hold a conversation about the Church’s teachings and how it relates to the incarcerated and detained. If you have questions you […]

Mar 19
Healing and Forgiveness – Ministering to Incarcerated Juveniles

Among the populations affected by incarceration juveniles can  easily fall through the cracks of the system and their specific needs are often different from their adult counterparts. In this session Fr. Michael Kennedy and Robert Garcia of the Jesuit Restorative Justice Initiative speak from their experiences as a minister and former gang member, respectively. The following […]

Oct 25
Witnessing for Life in the Face of Death Row

In honor of October’s Respect Life Month, this webinar will offer humanizing stories of individuals on death row and the many people undeniably impacted by capital punishment. The webinar will also share a timely update on the status of the death penalty practice at federal and state levels while offering meaningful actions you can take […]

Sep 18
Restorative Justice with People Impacted by Incarceration

This webinar examines restorative justice as both a philosophy and practice built on repairing relationships and communities effected by acts of crime. It looks at the core questions and tenants associated with restorative justice in comparison with the traditional criminal legal system in the U.S. and how the tenants of restorative justice are consistent with […]