Seizing the teachable moment in a time of crisis.

Compassionate Encounters

Discover Your Neighbor (DYN) offers unique materials and lessons to inspire young people to engage on issues like Migration 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)

Migration: 
Compassionate Encounters

2018 Lesson Plans

Migration 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
OBJECTIVE: Students will connect stories about Maryknoll Missioners’ work with refugees on the US Border with that of the plight[...]
Engage Your Family
As a family, set aside time each week to PRAY for refugees and migrants using your advent wreath. READ stories[...]

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.

MIGRATION 

Compassionate Encounters

DRIVEN BY LOVE


OBJECTIVE Students will connect stories about Maryknoll Missioners’ work with refugees on the US Border with that of the plight of the Holy Family. UNDERSTAND who refugees are and why they flee their homelands. APPLY scripture and Catholic Social Teaching, to the topic of refugees. LEARN more about Advent and how it can inspire us to RESPOND to migrants and refugees. CREATE nativity scenes based on the parts of the world that people are fleeing from. ENGAGE families in prayer during this Advent season.

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

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MIGRATION

Compassionate Encounters

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