Catholic Teachers

Justice and Peace

Welcoming Refugees

Responding to the current situation, the Open Letter challenges the Catholic faithful to make a difference in the lives of refugees through prayer, support, and family sponsorship.

Uses: Staff meeting/retreat; Chaplain/Chaplaincy Leader; Religious Education (Christ in Culture 10, In Search of the Good 12); Social Justice Clubs; History (World History, Canadian History); Politics (Canadian and International Law); Family Studies (Individuals and Families in a Diverse Society).

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A Church Seeking Justice

Dealing broadly with the themes of Human Dignity and Labour, War and Peace, and the Economics of Exclusion and Isolation, this document outlines the freshness and urgency with which Pope Francis is calling us to act for justice and offers reflection questions tailored to our Canadian context.

Uses: Staff meeting/retreat; Chaplain/Chaplaincy Leader; Religious Education (Christ in Culture 10, In Search of the Good 12); Canadian and World Studies (Civics, Economics, Environment); Social Justice Clubs; Canadian and World Studies (Economics – The Individual and the Economy, Geography – The Environment and Resource Management); Native Studies (Aboriginal Cultures, Aboriginal Beliefs, Values and Aspirations in Contemporary Society); Family Studies (Individuals and Families in a Diverse Society).

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