Category Archives for Migration 2021

Migration 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.  MIGRATIONEDUCATOR’S GUIDEDownload the COMPLETE 2021 MIGRATION Educator’s Guide.

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Objective

Share0 Share +10 Tweet0 OBJECTIVE: Students will connect stories about Maryknoll Missioners’ work with refugees on the US Border with that of the plight of the Holy Family.UNDERSTAND who refugees are and why they flee their homelands.APPLY scripture and Catholic Social Teaching, to the topic of refugees. LEARN more about Advent and how it can […]

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Engage Your Family

Share0 Share +10 Tweet0 As a family, set aside time each week to PRAY for refugees and migrants using your advent wreath. READ stories and/or WATCH the videos found on DISCOVERYOURNEIGHBOR.ORG and DISCUSS how your family can offer compassion and hospitality to others. MIGRATIONEDUCATOR’S GUIDEDownload the COMPLETE 2021 MIGRATION Educator’s Guide.

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Be A Global Neighbor

Share0 Share +10 Tweet0 Brother Tim Raible, M.M., is working with asylum seekers, refugees, prisoners and victims of human trafficking in Thailand. The people they reach are people running from the violence in their homelands and they come from various countries of Asia and Africa. Brother Tim and his team take care of their physical […]

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Raise Your Voice

Share0 Share +10 Tweet0 PREPARE your nativity scenes and INVITE other classes/groups/or families to a viewing. Begin by EXPLAINING how and why your group prepared the scenes. After your visitors have viewed the scenes ask them to ANSWER these questions:1. What makes the scenes similar?2. What makes them different?3. How does Jesus’ birth inspire us […]

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Step 4: Take Action

Share0 Share +10 Tweet0 CHOOSE a country that people are fleeing from and becoming refugees. RESEARCH what is causing people to leave their homes. WATCH Who is a Refugee? on YouTube or visit www.unhcr.org to learn more about refugees. ANSWER these questions as a group:1. What is a refugee?2. Why do people leave their homes?3. How […]

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Step 3: Explore Scripture and Tradition

Share0 Share +10 Tweet0 READ the scriptures that were included in the prayer again Then REFLECT on the questions that follow. Old Testament: Isaiah 9:1,5Life of Jesus: Matthew 2:13-23 and Luke 11:9-10Christian Living: Hebrews 13:1-6 WHAT DOES THE CHURCH SAY?1. Isaiah spoke of Jesus as the Prince of Peace. What do these Scriptures tell us about how we […]

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Step 2: Make Personal Connections

Share0 Share +10 Tweet0 FAITH PERSPECTIVE (Mission Story)Tucked into the story of Baby Jesus, born in a manager, far away from home, are stories about people who experienced a compassionate encounter with others; an encounter that spoke to their hearts that motivated them to respond in a way that led them to find Jesus.In El […]

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Step 1: Pray

Share0 Share +10 Tweet0 PRAY this using an Advent Wreath each week of advent.Opening Prayer: Merciful God in the symbol of this Advent Wreath we recall that you are the light that shines in the darkness and your love has no beginning and no end.First CandleLIGHT the first candle and READ Isaiah 9:1,5READ: We light this […]

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