Resource Papers

Papers are downloadable as PDFs:

Background on Fr. William J. Ferree, S.M., Ph.D.

Introduction to Social Justice. By Fr. William J. Ferree, S.M., Ph.D.

Fr. William Ferree, S.M.: A Sketch of His Life and Contribution to Catholic Social Thought. By Sr. Gabrielle, Bibeau, F.M.I.

Catholic Social Thought and Civic Engagement

Aligning Conversations: From Seminars to Curricular Reform. By Bro. Raymond L. Fitz, S.M., Ph.D. & Patricia Altenbernd Johnson, Ph.D.

Civic Engagement in Catholic and Marianist Universities: A Continuing Conversation. By Bro. Raymond L. Fitz, S.M., Ph.D.

Practical Wisdom as an Aim of Education: Some Contributions of Marianist Universities. By Bro. Raymond L. Fitz, S.M., Ph.D.

Urban Solidarity

Breaking the Cycle of Poverty: The Two-Generation Approach. By Bro. Raymond L. Fitz, S.M., Ph.D.

The Fractured City: A Study of Metropolitan Trends of Economic and Racial Segregation. By Matthew Schubert, Research Assistant & Bro. Raymond L. Fitz, S.M., Ph.D.

Reflections on the Life and Legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. By Bro. Raymond L. Fitz, S.M., Ph.D.

The Church and Urban Solidarity

The Church and Urban Education: Creating a New Missionary Project. By Bro. Raymond L. Fitz, S.M., Ph.D.

Post-Parochial Strategies for Advancing Urban Solidarity. By Bro. Raymond L. Fitz, S.M., Ph.D.

Marianist Movement

The Marianist Movement and the Challenge of Urban Justice and Reconciliation: An Interim Report on a Conversation. By Bro. Raymond L. Fitz, S.M., Ph.D.

A New Moment for the Marianist Movement. By Bro. Raymond L. Fitz, S.M., Ph.D.

Reflections from the Spirit of Saragossa Retreat: Mary – the Untier of Knots and the Marianist Charism. By Bro. Raymond L. Fitz, S.M., Ph.D.

Comprehensive Community Building

Comprehensive Community Building in Distressed Neighborhoods: Catholic Colleges and Universities as Partners. By Bro. Raymond L. Fitz, S.M., Ph.D.