This handout provides a series of Scripture passages and real-life accounts to help students reflect on poverty in America.
This handout provides several real-life situations that teens might encounter. Students are challenged to respond to the situations and give advice to other teens.
This worksheet provides questions for students to answer as they research and learn about the Fair Trade Movement.
This prayer for a large group asks for our eyes to be opened to the injustices in the world and our souls to be strengthened by Christ’s presence.
Brief description of organization/agency/group and the nature of its work: How does it build relationships? promote justice?
A list of justice-centered biblical passages that can be used for preparing class prayers and liturgies, as a resource for assignments, and for your own reflection and prayer.
Answer the following questions about the organization you are researching. Use a separate sheet of paper as needed.
A self-quiz, or self-assessment, on faithful citizenship.
A movie guide with questions pertaining to the film “Homeless: The Motel Kids of Orange County.”
A document on suicide prevention including warning signs, action steps, online resources, and lifesaving facts to consider.
A self-assessment survey on how well students are stewards of creation.
A small-group planning sheet for a classroom prayer service on living the life of a disciple.
A list of several conversation starters or self-reflection questions on the topic of justice.
This link provides a summary of the U.S. bishops’ seven social justice themes.
A set of questions based on real-world situations and dilemmas that a person may be dealing with.
"Commitment to human life and dignity, to human rights and solidarity"; these are elements of what is commonly understood as social justice. In the Church today we have numerous "icons" we can look to in order to guide us in …
I walked with George the other day, And this is what he had to say: "If this is what its come to, then I'm glad that I've passed on. For the foundation laid so long ago apparently is gone. What …
Please respond "Lord hear our prayer" Let us pray for all Believers around the world and those who seek Christ, that they may receive blessings and open their hearts to God's word… We pray to the Lord For all experiencing …
Every day things occur in this world that shake my faith and test my beliefs. I see things happening like famine and civil wars, and things that hit close to home like cancer and AIDS. I find myself constantly questioning …
Adonai Shalom “Lord of Peace” Adonai Shalom Lord, let there be peace in my heart, so that it may be open to feel love, kindness, and goodness. Adonai Shalom Lord, let there be peace in my life, so that I …
"Be at peace among yourselves." (1 Thessalonians 5:13) "None of us is alone in this world; each of us is a vital piece of the great mosaic of humanity as a whole." (Pope John Paul II, Israel-Palestine) Think About That …
"Africa has been the land of hope, salvation, and redemption. Abraham had come to Africa, Joseph from slave to savior. It was the land of refuge for Jesus and helped to carry his cross. Will we continue to dismiss Africa …
Patch Adams is a great movie to use with students! It is the fact-based story of Hunter "Patch" Adams, the founder of the Gesundheit Clinic. Robin Williams plays the lead character with grace and skill. Synopsis: After spending some time …
Katie Murphy visited El Salvador in the summer of 1999 as part of the Frontiers of Justice project, a learning opportunity for Catholic high school teachers cosponsored by Catholic Relief Services and the National Catholic Educational Association's Secondary Division. Her …
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