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 …
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 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 document on suicide prevention including warning signs, action steps, online resources, and lifesaving facts to consider.
A reading on Thomas Merton and nonviolence.
This link provides a summary of the U.S. bishops’ seven social justice themes.
A reading on the principles of Catholic social teaching.
A reading on the Biblical foundation of justice.
This article is part of the Living in Christ Series. It is a great introduction to the Church, social ethics and politics in the United States.
This article is part of the Living in Christ Series. It discusses 5 stages in introducing service learning to a classrooom setting.
This article from the Living in Christ Series discusses holiness: what it is, who is called, and how to live it out. Both the Church and the people in it are holy.
outlines course themes/sessions
Editor's note: The names of the minors in this story have been changed to preserve confidentiality, in accordance with the wishes of Holy Cross Children's Services. DETROIT--When Tonya entered a youth detention home of the Holy Cross Children's Services …
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