Category Archives for Economic Justice 2021

Be a Global Neighbor

Share0 Tweet0 Share +10 Join Maryknoll Fathers and Brothers in accompanying students in Guatemala by providing scholarships for basic school supplies and fees. Visit Maryknoll.org Scholarships. https://maryknollsociety.org/project/remate-scholarships/ To learn more about mission in the United States visit Maryknoll.us or globally Maryknoll.org. ECONOMIC JUSTICEEDUCATOR’S GUIDEDownload the COMPLETE 2021 Economic Justice Educator’s Guide.

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Engage Your Family

Share0 Tweet0 Share +10 WATCH this video about St. Oscar Romero, the people’s patron saint of El Salvador. DISCUSS: How did St. Romero’s life impact others? How did he accompany people and how did that change his perspective? How did he try to be a voice for those living in poverty and for those that […]

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Raise Your Voice

Share0 Tweet0 Share +10 INVITE friends, family, or classmates to a Zoom meeting or webinar. Share the NEIGHBORHOOD FOCUS story or another story of individuals who are challenged by the economic situation they are in. Find links to videos of ACOMUJERZA on discoveryourneighbor.org.DISCUSS in breakout groups the questions from the NEIGHBORHOOD FOCUS section. CONSIDER how […]

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What Does The Church Say?

Share0 Tweet0 Share +10 The Church will have to initiate everyone into the “art of accompaniment” which teaches us to remove our sandals before the sacred ground of the other (cf. Ex 3:5). The pace of this accompaniment must be steady and reassuring, reflecting our closeness and our compassionate gaze which also heals, liberates and […]

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Step 4: Take Action

Share0 Tweet0 Share +10 DIVIDE a piece of paper into four sections by drawing a line from to top to bottom in the middle of the paper and from left to right write in the center of the paper. In the first section WRITE Family, in the second WRITE School, in the third WRITE Community, […]

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Step 3: Explore Scripture and Tradition

Share0 Tweet0 Share +10 READ THE FOLLOWING SCRIPTURES AND DISCUSS QUESTIONS. OLD TESTAMENT: Isaiah 2:3-5 LIFE OF JESUS: Luke 24:13-35 CHRISTIAN LIVING: Colossians 3:12-15 DISCUSS: 1. In the Isaiah reading it describes how we can walk in the light of God by transforming weapons into tools used for growing. Give an example of something in our world today that is […]

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Step 2: Make Personal Connections

Share0 Share +10 Tweet0 READ the FAITH PERSPECTIVE and NEIGHBOR FOCUS articles and WATCH VIDEO of Br. Marty. Faith PerspectiveThe 101 Bus rattles and jerks as it speeds down the road in Guatemala. There on the left in the second row sits Maryknoll Bro. Marty Shea. The path to mission, he says, happens on his […]

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Step 1: Pray

Share0 Tweet0 Share +10 For the following prayer you will need a leader and two readers–reader 1 and reader 2. If you do not have three people, divide the prayer by pausing between the parts.Leader: Jesus’ path to peace was full of suffering and pain as he carried his cross up the hill of Golgotha. […]

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Objective

Share0 Share +10 Tweet0 Accompaniment is to walk with another as a friend. Allowing them to lead the way while offering support, encouragement, and not abandoning them when things get difficult. It is the presence of a friend who does not tell the other what to do but goes with them to make the journey […]

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Economic Justice 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 be directed to a page where you can download a high quality PDF file to print out or share digitally.  ECONOMIC JUSTICEEDUCATOR’S GUIDEDownload the COMPLETE 2021 Economic Justice Educator’s Guide.

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