* Bourgeois has assisted in the production of several documentary films, including Gods of Metal (1983), which dealt with the nuclear arms race, and School of Assassins (1995), whose title was the nickname which Bourgeois had assigned to SOA. Both films received Academy Award nominations.
* In 1997 Bourgeois received the Pax Christi USA Teacher of Peace Award. In 2005 he received the Thomas Merton Award.
* Since 1999, Bourgeois has traveled extensively, giving talks at universities, churches, and other venues across the United States.