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Evaluate Your Efforts

This process for evaluation can help us identify where we are doing well and where we need to grow. MORE >

Assessment Tool / Herramienta de evaluación

This tool can help identify how well we are doing praying, reaching out, learning and acting together. MORE >

Best Practices for Twinning: Solidarity-Based Partnerships

This manual from Catholic Relief Services offers guidance to faith communities in twinning relationships with a parish in another country. MORE >

CCHD Internship Program

These paid internships help Catholics in the United States to gain experience working with dioceses around the U.S. to fight poverty through the work of the Catholic Campaign for Human Development (CCHD). MORE >

Campus-Community Collaboration to Address Poverty

Catholic colleges and universities can live out their mission by collaborating with anti-poverty organizations funded by the U.S. bishops’ Catholic Campaign for Human Development. MORE >

Take Action with the U.S. Catholic Bishops

Sign up to participate in action alerts on behalf of our brothers and sisters who are poor and vulnerable. MORE >

Take Action with Catholics Confront Global Poverty

Raise your voice on behalf of our brothers and sisters in poverty around the world through this joint initiative of the U.S. Catholic bishops and Catholic Relief Services. MORE >

Advocacy Toolkit

How can we set up, prepare for, engage in, and follow up on visits to our legislators? This advocacy toolkit walks us through the basics. MORE >

Participate in the Catholic Social Ministry Gathering

At this annual Gathering in Washington, DC, leaders and emerging leaders pray, learn and advocate in response to current pressing domestic and global challenges. MORE >

Faithful Citizenship / Ciudadanos fieles

Jesus' disciples are invited and called to bring their faith to the public square. MORE >

Justice for Immigrants / Justicia para los Inmigrantes

The U.S. Catholic bishops are working to share teaching about immigrants and work for immigration reform that reflects Catholic principles. MORE >

Catholic Climate Covenant / Convenio Católico por el Clima

Here are practical ideas and tools that Catholics can use to act on Catholic teaching on the environment. MORE >

CRS Student Ambassadors

These students work to engage their campus community in building a more just and peaceful world. MORE >

Reflection from Everyday Christianity: To Hunger and Thirst for Justice / Reflexión de Cristianos de cada día: Tienen hambre y sed de justicia

The U.S. Catholic bishops call Jesus' disciples to be instruments of God's grace and creative power in every day decisions and choices. MORE >

Practicing Solidarity as a Family

A former long-term volunteer reflects on how serving helped her to introduce the values of simplicity, hospitality, community and solidarity to her family. MORE >

Just Purchasing Choices to Support Economic Development

We can make gift choices to support economic development in low-income communities in the U.S. and abroad. MORE >

How to Include Service to Others in Your Wedding Ceremony

Couples preparing for marriage can make choices about their wedding and reception that reflect their commitment to serving others. MORE >

Integrating Catholic Social Teaching in Finance, Facilities Management, and Human Resources

This reflection is on how we balance Gospel values of love, solidarity and justice with practical financial demands. MORE >

Vocation of the Business Leader: A Reflection / La vocación del líder empresarial: Una reflexión

The Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace offers business leaders principles to guide them in living out their role in service of the common good. MORE >

Stewardship by Faith Communities

Faith communities should be committed to planned, proportionate giving to assist those who are poor and vulnerable beyond their own walls. MORE >

Preaching the Mystery of Faith: the Sunday Homily

Excerpts from a document by the U.S. bishops' Committee on Clergy, Consecrated Life and Vocations help homilists to preach about the Church's mission of justice. MORE >

Homily Helps from the U.S. Catholic Bishops

These homily helps assist homilists to incorporate concern for those who are vulnerable into the Sunday homily. MORE >

Discussion Guide for On Care for Our Common Home / Sobre el Cuidado de la Casa Común: Guía de discusión

This guide helps small groups reflect on thirteen important themes from Pope Francis' encyclical, Laudato Si': On Care for Our Common Home. MORE >

Resources on Laudato Si': On Care for Our Common Home / Recursos para Laudato Si’: Sobre el cuidado de la casa común

These resources and materials from the U.S. Catholic bishops can help individuals and communities learn about and reflect on Pope Francis' Laudato Si': On Care for Our Common Home. MORE >