CARE OF CRATION 2020
TO LOVE IS TO HEAL
Welcome to the Discover Your Neighbor 2020 CARE OF CREATION Lessons.
Care of Creation Educator’s Guide 2020
Access your Middle School or K-5 Educator's Guide for your classroom by filling out the form below. You will then be directed to a page where you can download a high quality PDF file to print out or share digitally. CARE OF...
Step 1: Pray
Pope Francis reminds us in Laudato Si’ of the importance of healing creation. Our relationship with Creation requires us to heal it, but it can also heal us. When we connect with nature, it can help us heal trauma, grief and sadness.For...
Step 2: Make Personal Connections
Step 3: Explore Scripture and Tradition
READ ONE OF THE FOLLOWING:Old Testament: Sirach 38:1-8Life of Jesus: Matthew 4:23-25 Christian Living: James 5:13-15In small groups REFLECT on the following questions. What do these Scriptures tell us about God’s love and...
“Trauma is anything that is overwhelming or too much to handle. This COVID-19 pandemic has been overwhelming on a global basis, it has paralyzed the world and caused us to change. Because of what is happening right now, we are all...
After the earth quaked, the ocean flooded the town with a wall of water causing a nuclear accident in Fukushima, Japan, on March 11, 2011. The nuclear waste poisoned the earth, the farms and the people.Maryknoll Sister Kathleen Reiley,...
What Does The Church Say?
“We are faced not with two separate crises, one environmental and the other social, but rather with one complex crisis, which is both social and environmental. Strategies for a solution demand an integrated approach to combating poverty,...
Step 4: Take Action
Students in Seattle Show Us How To Take ActionIn 2020 when classes moved online, students in Seattle who were part of the Missionary Discipleship Institute (MDI) had to get creative in order to finish their project answering the question:...
Engage Your Family
WATCH the video Signs of Hope, or others about nature during the COVID-19 shutdown. DISCUSS ways that you have seen the natural environment change while people stayed at home during COVID-19. WRITE a daily journal documenting everything...
Be A Global Neighbor
You can be a partner with Maryknoll Fathers Dennis Moorman and Daniel McLaughlin in building a Therapy Center in São Paulo, Brazil. Father Dennis will be providing therapeutic support at this center and will meet with the administrative...
2019/20 SCHOOL YEAR LESSON TOPICS
Care Of Creation: Air Has no Borders
Economic Justice: Mission of Mercy
Migration: The Road To Hope
Go Forth: Missionary: Disciples of Peace
2018/19 SCHOOL YEAR LESSON TOPICS
Care Of Creation: Transforming a Throwaway Culture
Economic Justice: Breaking The Bonds of Human Trafficking
Migration: Driven By Love
Go Forth: Inspire The World with Courage and Kindness
2017/18 SCHOOL YEAR LESSON TOPICS
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