Seizing the teachable moment in a time of crisis.

IMAGINE A HEALTHIER PLANET

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.

Student Art Honoring Mary       

2021 Maryknoll Student Essay Contest  

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

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


2021 Lesson Plans

(Volume 5, No. 1)

care for Creation:
Imagine a Healthier Planet

2018 Lesson Plans

Care for Creation Educator’s Guide 2021
Access your Middle School or K-5 Educator's Guide for your classroom by filling out the form below. You will then[...]
Objective
IMAGINE A HEALTHIER PLANETIn this issue students will IMAGINE what a cleaner and healthier planet will look like. They will[...]
Step 1: Pray
PRAY with your imagination by having a leader slowly read the following meditation or by READING it on your own.[...]

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


LEARN ABOUT OUR LESSON TOPICS

Explore the topics and lesson plans to offer your class during the 2018 school year. See what we're working on to bring you the most informative and engaging models for your classroom programs.

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 OF 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?
MIGRATION

ADVENT

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

LENT

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

EASTER / PENTECOST

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

CARE FOR CREATION 

IMAGINE A HEALTHIER PLANET

DRIVEN BY LOVE


In this issue students will IMAGINE what a cleaner and healthier planet will look like. They will EXPLORE one step Maryknoll has taken to care for the planet. They will APPLY what Pope Francis said to our current reality. They will CREATE a video project to ENGAGE their family and community in caring for creation.

Classroom Activities
Classroom Activities
  • Prayer & Reflection
  • Faith Perspectives
  • Neighbor Focus
  • Exploring Scripture & Traditions
  • Lessons on How To Take Action

SHARE US ON

Care for Creation

IMAGINE A HEALTHIER PLANET

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.


Catholic mission education