Category Archives for Migration 2020

Engage Your Family

Share0 Share +10 Tweet0 ENGAGE YOUR FAMILY As a family WATCH the eight minute UN movie “Clouds Over Sidra” (https://www.with.in/watch/clouds-over-sidra/)THEN DISCUSS:What is life at the refugee camp like for Sidra?How do you think that her life at the camp is different from what it was in Syria?How does her life seem different than yours?What might Sidra […]

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Be A Global Neighbor

Share0 Share +10 Tweet0 Be a person of wonder and partner with Fr. Mike Bassano to offer food assistance to food-insecure people living in and around Malakal and in the UN camps. Go to https://maryknollsociety.org/project/food-assistance/ to find out how you and your community can make an impact on the lives of displaced people today. To learn […]

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What Does the Church Say

Share0 Share +10 Tweet0 What does the Church Say? Pope Francis asks us to be people of wonder by listening to displaced people. He said “In order to reconcile, we need to listen. In today’s world, messages multiply but the practice of listening is being lost. Yet it is only through humble and attentive listening that […]

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Step 4: Take Action

Share0 Share +10 Tweet0 RAISE YOUR VOICEREAD this poem written by Fr. Mike Bassano while in quarantine:  Reflecting upon wonder, fragility and resiliency of life. Awareness of living in the present moment, accepting whatever happens, amazing beauty of nature. Longing for healing of world’s suffering, ending war, violence, and disease, dawning day of peace, without […]

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Step 3: Explore Scripture and Tradition

Share0 Share +10 Tweet0 READ THE FOLLOWING SCRIPTURES:OLD TESTAMENT: Exodus 15: 1-13LIFE OF JESUS: Matthew 2: 7-15CHRISTIAN LIVING: Hebrews 13:1-6 DISCUSS: What challenges did people face in the Exodus and Matthew passages? Did they feel that God was with them? What does the passage from Hebrews 13 tell us about God’s love? From these readings, how is God inviting us […]

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Step 2: Make Personal Connections

Share0 Share +10 Tweet0 READ the following stories and then discuss and reflect.Faith PerspectiveREAD THE FAITH PERSPECTIVE MISSION STORY FROM MYANMAR Bro. John Beeching, M.M. shares the following story from a refugee camp in Myanmar where he and many people of wonder work to provide the displaced people in the camps with food and medical supplies.Deep […]

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Step 1: Pray

Share0 Share +10 Tweet0 READ the story of the Holy Family fleeing to Egypt Matthew 2: 7-15 two times. The first time, read to UNDERSTAND the story. The second time, read to UNDERSTAND what it must have been like for Joseph, Mary, and Jesus. EXPLORE it through the lens of wonder, by asking “I wonder…:What […]

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Objective

Share0 Share +10 Tweet0 Theme: Be a Person of WonderPersons of wonder look at the world and desire to learn more about it. When they encounter someone or something new, they actively listen to learn more. Then, they lead by example taking actions to make the situation better. Objective: Advent is a time of waiting and wondering. […]

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Migration Educator’s Guide 2020

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 2020 MIGRATION Educator’s Guide.

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