Feast of All Saints
To access a litany of Social Justice Saints from around the world please click here.
Feast of St. Martin de Porres
St. Martin de Porres is the Patron of African Americans, race relations, and justice.
To read an article on the effects of war on the environment by Sister Mary Leanne Hartmann please click here.
“We must use all of the tools at our disposal, from dialogue and mediation to preventive diplomacy, to keep the unsustainable exploitation of natural resources from fueling and financing armed conflict and destabilizing the fragile foundations of peace.”
Past Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon.
Remembrance Day in Canada
Veterans Day in the United States
Prayer for Veterans may be accessed by clicking here. Flanders Field poem may be accessed by clicking here.
Feast Day of Saint Frances Xavier Cabrini
Saint Frances Xavier Cabrini is the patroness of immigrants and impossible causes.
America Recycles Day
America Recycles Day (ARD) is the only nationally recognized day dedicated to encouraging Americans to recycle and buy recycled products.
The International Day for Tolerance is an annual observance to generate public awareness of the dangers of intolerance. For a prayer resource, please click here.
Massacre of Six Jesuit Martyrs and their Housekeeper and her Daughter
The massacre of six Jesuit priests, their housekeeper and her daughter took place during the Civil War in El Salvador on November 16, 1989, at the campus of the University of Central America. Armed men in uniforms burst into their shared residence and killed everyone within. Their murder marked a turning point in the civil war by increasing international pressures on the Salvadoran government to sign the peace agreement.
Thanksgiving Day in the United States
Prayer resource for Thanksgiving Day may be accessed by clicking here.
The premise of the day is to raise awareness of the fact that women around the world are subject to rape, domestic violence and other forms of violence. Another focus of the day is to highlight that the scale and true nature of the issue is often hidden. For resources and facts about violence against women, please click here.