Category Archives for Lesson Plans

Step 1: Pray

Share0 Share +10 Tweet0 Loving God, You created all things both big and small in the universe. You tenderly care for all that exists. Empower us with your love That we may

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Step 2: Make Personal Connections

Share0 Share +10 Tweet0 READ the FAITH PERSPECTIVE article as a class/group.DISCUSS: A throwaway culture is one where people use something only once or a few times and then toss it out. Think

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Faith Perspective

Share0 Share +10 Tweet0 “As a young priest in Manila, Philippines, I was invited by my friend, a local pastor, to visit members of his church. Our visit took us to ‘Smokey Mountain:’ a garbage

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Step 3: Explore Scripture and Tradition

Share0 Share +10 Tweet0 READ ONE OF THE FOLLOWING:Old Testament: Exodus 3:7-10  Exodus 23:9Life of Jesus: Matthew 2:13-23Christian Living: Hebrews 13:1-3REFLECT:  What does this

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Step 4: Take Action

Share0 Share +10 Tweet0 DEVELOP AN ACTION PLANDivide the class/group into four groups Welcome, Protect, Promote, Integrate.  Provide each group an explanation of one action step to accompany

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Discover Your Neighbor, Migration 2018

Raise Your Voice

Share0 Share +10 Tweet0 We all have a choice to be driven by love or be driven by fear.  Start a movement by making buttons, signs, and use social media to encourage others to be driven by

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Father Mike Bassano, Discover Your Neighbor

Be A Global Neighbor

Share0 Share +10 Tweet0 Download PDF Did you know that Maryknoll missioners accompany migrants all over the world?  Fr. Mike Bassano works in a United Nations camp in South Sudan where

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Neighbor Focus, Guatemala

Share0 Share +10 Tweet0 Alejandro Cordoba’s friends jumped into the back of his Toyota truck to meet up with Fr. Ted Custer, M.M. and his truckload of volunteers. They were headed to Lake Macanche

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Step 3: Explore Scripture and Tradition

Share0 Share +10 Tweet0 READ ONE OF THE FOLLOWINGOLD TESTAMENT: Genesis 2: 4-15 LIFE OF JESUS: Matthew 6:25-34 CHRISTIAN LIVING: Romans 8:18-22 REFLECT: What does this reading say

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Step 4: Take Action

Share0 Share +10 Tweet0 REDUCE AND RECYCLE PLASTIC Pope Francis continues to challenge us to change the “throwaway culture” we live in. What are we called to do in response to the pope’s

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