Students are challenged to write a speech as if they were a member of Pope Francis’ synod addressing the problem of cyberbullying.
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 article gives several suggestions of how an individual can bring about distributive justice.
In 1986, Fr. Jim Notebaart flew to Nairobi, Kenya, to live and work as a missioner. Years later, he told an audience in the United States about an experience of Eucharist as transformation. Read this story and, on a separate …
Characters: Reader, Narrator, Servant, Levi, Hannah, Isaiah, Simeon.
The Universal Declaration of Human Rights, which was adopted by the United Nations in 1948, sets the international standard for human rights. The Universal Declaration of Human Rights has thirty articles. The following list paraphrases and summarizes the articles from …
A summary of Chapter 45, Working for Justice from the Catholic Connections Handbook for Middle Schoolers, Second Edition.
A summary of Chapter 7, The Human Person from the Catholic Connections Handbook for Middle Schoolers, Second Edition.
The beliefs, practices, and attitudes of the Catholic faith.
In the time allotted for this exercise, answer each question to the best of your knowledge. Each set of questions corresponds to the units you will study in this course and represents content you will cover in more detail in …
Several articles from the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and Convention on the Rights of the Child.
An article about Jesus’ command to love everyone, even those who society has deemed unlovable.
A reading, with reflection questions, on living out God’s Call of unconditional love, agape, for all.
A self-quiz, or self-assessment, on faithful citizenship.
A copy of the Gettysburg Address.
An article on war and peace in Catholic social teaching.
An article on the foundations for a justified war and the just war doctrine.
An article on the principles of Catholic social teaching for business ethics.
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 reading on Thomas Merton and nonviolence.
A list of several conversation starters or self-reflection questions on the topic of justice.
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