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A JOURNEY OF GRATITUDE

Discover Your Neighbor (DYN) offers unique materials and lessons to inspire young people to engage on issues like Care for Creation so that they can live out their faith as agents of love and service.

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Designed specifically for globally-minded educators who want to guide their students toward making a difference in their world!

2022 Lesson Plan

(Volume 6, No.2)

MIGRATION

A JOURNEY OF GRATITUDE

Objective

Advent is a season for gifts and gratitude. Students will EXPLORE the concept of gratitude…

Step 1: Pray

You Are a Gift
You are a gift that God has created
Your heart was formed to bring…

Step 2: Personal Connections

Tears welled up in Sister Genie C. Natividad’s eyes as she watched a little boy hanging…

MIGRATION

A JOURNEY OF GRATITUDE

Advent is a season for gifts and gratitude.

Students will EXPLORE the concept of gratitude by reflecting on the journeys of 2 refugee families – the Holy Family and a real life family at the border and APPLY the learnings to their own lives.

Students will ANALYZE some of the causes of the refugee crisis

Classroom Activities

Prayer & Reflection

Make Personal Connections

Faith Perspectives

Neighbor Focus

Exploring Scripture & Traditions

Lessons on How To Take Action

An interactive education program for teachers sponsored by the Maryknoll Fathers and Brothers

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DYN lesson plans use global issues to examine those on the margins of society, explores how we think and feel, and guides how youth can act to share God’s love with those in need.

CARE FOR CREATION

FALL / ORDINARY TIME

Pope Francis challenges us to change the “throwaway culture” we live in – what are we called to do in response to the Pope’s challenge?

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MIGRATION

ADVENT

Journey with migrants throughout our faith tradition and explore our call to love all people in light of global migration.

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ECONOMIC JUSTICE

LENT

Live a faith that values all people by discovering and responding to global needs as Jesus would.

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GO FORTH

EASTER / PENTECOST

Answer the call to encounter the
world as a living sign of God’s love.

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MIGRATION

A JOURNEY OF GRATITUDE

Get started today with our course program for the 2021/22 school year to foster a mission-centered perspective in youth, and guide your students toward making a difference in their world.