Go Forth
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Go Forth 2018

12 Lessons

About this course

Economic Justice course curriculum and classroom resources for Middle School students.

Course Structure

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Go Forth Educator’s Guide 2018

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Go Forth Classroom Poster 2018

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What’s the Big Idea?

God’s love is a gift we are called to share with the whole world! We experience this love among our families and friends, within our communities, and through our faith...

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Step 1: Pray

Inspiring God,

You show us your love every day. Thank you for the people in our lives who care for us, listen to us, and treat us with respect. Help us to appreciate that this love is a gift, and we are called to share it with others...

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Step 2: Make Personal Connections

Students will consider how others discovered their call to go forth as missionary disciples and discern how God calls them to go forth today...

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Faith Perspective

“Every one of us has a special calling and we need each other to discover that,” says Maryknoll Father Daniel Kim, adding that his calling is to be a missionary priest...

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Neighbor Focus - Vietnam

Ngoc-Hà Pham was born in Vietnam. When she was eleven years old, she fled the country to escape war. For six months, she lived with her family in a refugee camp in Arkansas. She grew up to work as a nurse in the United States...

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Step 3: Explore Scripture and Tradition

Have you ever done something that scared you, but you knew it was the right thing to do? How did you feel afterwards? Why?

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Step 4: Take Action

During the Easter season, we reflect on our call to share God’s love, especially with those we exclude, reject, and ignore. This is the mission that Jesus passes on to us in love...

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Raise Your Voice

Make a list of the people you talk to regularly (friends, classmates, parents). Encourage the people on your list to think about who they exclude or dislike, and invite them to brainstorm how they can show love to these people.

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Be A Global Neighbor

Did you know that Maryknoll missioners go forth to serve alongside vulnerable communities all over the world? 

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Engage Your Family

Interview someone in your home or an adult you admire about how they discovered their calling (for example: to their work, to married life, to volunteer, etc.). Where do they find joy in living this call? How does living this calling make a difference in the lives of others?

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