Category Archives for Migration 2019 Middle School

Migration Educator’s Guide 2019

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.  MIGRATIONEDUCATOR’S GUIDEDownload the COMPLETE 2019 MIGRATION Educator’s Guide.

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Students will understand the current realities of migration.

Objective

Share0 Share +10 Tweet0 OBJECTIVE: Students will be able to: EXPLAIN and give examples of how migration has impacted their lives.UNDERSTAND ways our faith calls us to respond in hope to the current realities of migration.CREATE AND PRESENT a roadmap and name hopes the students have for the world.ORGANIZE ACTIONS to be in solidarity with migrants […]

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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 be in solidarity with these children. Consider contacting Catholic Charities in your town to research if you have any children in your school or neighborhood […]

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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 mercy of Jesus when we feed the hungry, heal the sick and care for the outcast. Visit the Maryknoll Fathers and Brothers […]

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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 folks to walk in hope with you.WRITE a blog or a story in your school or church newsletter telling the story of the […]

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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 28 days with 2,000 steps in each mile. In solidarity with them.PLAN a walkathon or set a goal for your group […]

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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 passages to the current reality of migration in our country and the world?SHARE WITH A PARTNER: Where and how would you like to be a sign of hope for […]

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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 70 Catholic leaders in a prayer vigil and nonviolent civil disobedience in an effort to put pressure on Congress and the […]

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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 homeland at age 23 and became a refugee in the United States.  He fled his country running from a violent 12-year […]

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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? Where do you see individuals living in solidarity with others? CREATE a map by drawing a road that represents your life. On the road […]

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