This handout provides a series of Scripture passages and real-life accounts to help students reflect on poverty in America.
This article gives several suggestions of how an individual can bring about distributive justice.
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 lesson learning objectives and content summary for Lesson 24, Social Justice.
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.
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 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.
A document highlighting the strengths of Catholic Social Teaching, from "Christian Morality: Our Response to God's Love."
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
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Highlights of Catholic Documents on Justice and Peace The following link will take you to a PDF document that sumarizes many of the key points from Church documents addressing the social teachings of the Catholic Church. http://www.smp.org/Images/Complementary/Highlights.pdf
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