Toward an End to Racism

[Last Updated: Friday, June 19, 2020; 4:00pm CT]

 

PRAYER RESOURCES

Prayer Service in Memory of George Floyd (FDLC)

Requiem for Black Children of God (Archdiocese of New Orleans)

Prayer to Address the Sin of Racism (USCCB)

Prayer to Heal Racial Division (USCCB)

 

ARTICLES

“White People, Let’s Do Our Homework” (Heidi Schlumpf (National Catholic Reporter)

“Assumptions about White Privilege and What We Can Do About It.” (Rev. Bryan Massingale)

 

VIDEO

Catholic Mobilizing Network (video)

 

WEBINARS

Friday, June 5, Noon -1:00 (Eastern): Racism in Our Streets and Structures (Hosted by the Georgetown University's Initiative on Catholic Social Thought and Public Life featuring Archbishop Wilton Gregory, Dr. Marcia Chatelain, Ralph McCloud, Gloria Purvis and moderated by John Carr)

 

USCCB LINKS

Statement of Archbishop Gomez

Catholic Campaign for Human Development

Resources from the Committee Against Racism

Parish Resources on Racism

 

WEBSITES

Talking about Race Portal (National Museum of African American History and Culture)

A Guide to the Discussion You Are Scared to Have Right Now (National Federation for Catholic Youth Ministry)

Songs of Peace and Unity (OCP) Playlist promoting intercultural peace

Racism: Change of Heart (OCP) Blog promoting the love and inclusion of all peoples

 

BOOKS: RECOMMENDED READING

How to be an Antiracist (Ibram X. Kendi; leading scholar from American University, now on the faculty at Boston University) 

- Discussion Guide

Between the World and Me (Ta-Nehisi Coates)