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Step 2: Make Personal Connections

Share0 Share +10 Tweet0 READ the Faith Perspective and Neighbor Focus articles as a class/group.DISCUSS where you see hope in these stories. What are some of the obstacles faced by each person?

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Faith Perspective

Share0 Share +10 Tweet0 The road to life as a Maryknoll priest was paved with hardship, tragedy, inspiration and hope for Fr. Roberto Rodriguez. Born in El Salvador, he was forced to leave his

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Extensions and Activities

Share0 Share +10 Tweet0 Pope Francis’ 2018 Message for the World Day of Migrants and RefugeesExplain to students that they are going learn about four ways Pope Francis calls us to respond to

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Neighbor Focus – United States

Share0 Share +10 Tweet0 Forming a cross by lying on the floor of the U.S. Capitol Building on Catholic Day of Action, Dan Moriarty of the Maryknoll Office for Global Concerns joined more than

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Step 3: Explore Scripture and Tradition

Share0 Share +10 Tweet0 READ ONE OF THE FOLLOWING:OLD TESTAMENT: Isaiah 40 29-31LIFE OF JESUS: Matthew 25:31-45​​​​CHRISTIAN LIVING: Romans 12:9-21REFLECT: How could you apply these scripture

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Step 4: Take Action

Share0 Share +10 Tweet0 Walk a Mile in Their ShoesESTIMATE how many miles you walk a day. The average person seeking asylum in the U.S. has walked 1,000 to 2,000 miles, doing so in approximately

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Raise Your Voice

Share0 Share +10 Tweet0 ORGANIZE your own peaceful Day of Action.COORDINATE it with your walkathon. Issue press releases letting the local media know what you are doing. Use social media to invite

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Be A Global Neighbor

Share0 Share +10 Tweet0 Around the world Maryknoll serves as the hearts and hands of the U.S. Catholic Church. Compassion for everyone is the core of all of our ministries.  We model the

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Engage Your Family

Share0 Share +10 Tweet0 WATCH this video from the U.S. Catholic Bishops on Migration and Unaccompanied Children. DISCUSS ways in which your family can engage in actions this Advent to

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What Does The Church Say

​Solidarity is one of the themes of Catholic Social Teaching (CST). Solidarity inspires us to recognize that we all belong to one human family and depend on that family to live healthy, meaningful lives.

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