NEW! The Telling Takes Us Home: A Reflection on the People’s Pastoral

We are happy to share this new short video reflection on CCA’s “people’s pastoral” letter, The Telling Takes Us Home. Immersion and service groups coming to the Appalachian region may find this video particularly helpful. Please let us know how you are using it! A higher quality version is available to stream and/or download here.

An introduction to the Catholic Committee of Appalachia:

Cross in the Mountains Ecumenical Prayer Service (Kentucky 2010):

Sister Jaculyn Hanrahan, CND, discusses her work and the “People’s Pastoral”:

Fr. John Rausch featured on Al Jazeera:

Michael Iafrate and Fr. Edwin Gariguez
“Catholics and Coal” at DePaul University:

“Justice Transition: Shrinking our Carbon Footprint While Leaving No One Behind” webinar from Catholic Climate Covenant, with Dr. Jessica Wrobleski and Dr. Erin Lothes Biviano:

Michael Iafrate, “Taking Our Place in the New Appalachian Story,” at the Ignatian Family Teach-in in Washington, DC (Nov. 4, 2017):

Michael Iafrate, “The Audacity of the Laity and the Option for the Poor in the Appalachian People’s Pastoral Letter,” at the Lay Movements as Structures of Grace Conference in Cincinnati, OH (July 6-8, 2018):

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