Exploring Catholic Social Teaching, Dallas, Spring 2024
January 3, 2024
8:30 am - 2:30 pm
Join our Workshop staff for a FREE one-day program in the Diocese of Dallas. Explore in-depth the Church’s social teachings and ways you can help your students learn how they are called to serve God and neighbor. You’ll explore topics such as human dignity, the corporal and spiritual works of mercy, just war theory, the proper role of government, the different types of justice, and our call to care for the poor and vulnerable.
You’ll also receive a free copy of Exploring Catholic Social Teaching, a supplemental teacher’s guide packed with fully-developed lesson plans and activities that will help you engage your students with the Catholic Faith.
This Workshop blends scholar presentations with interactive pedagogical sessions, giving you a chance to explore content with a respected college professor, as well as explore and simulate practical teaching strategies with ready-to-use classroom materials. Share best practices with your fellow teachers and catechists, enjoy catered breakfast and lunch, and engage in both formal and informal discussions as we honor you in your vocation.
Breakfast and Check-In
Who is My Neighbor
Spend time engaging in activities that reflect on the parable of the Good Samaritan and what the parable can teach our students about Catholic Social Teaching.
Getting Social About Catholic Social Teachings – History, Purpose, and General Overview of Catholic Social Teachings
Enjoy the first talk by Deacon Anthony, followed by Q & A
We Are Our Brother’s Keeper: Solidarity
Engage in interactive activities that will help your students understand the Catholic Social Teaching principle of solidarity.
Catholic Social Teachings – 7 Pillars to Building the Kingdom of God
Enjoy the second talk by Deacon Anthony, followed by Q & A
Giving Others Their Due: Understanding Justice
Explore primary sources and engage in hands-on activities using those sources to help your students come to a greater understanding of the Church’s social teaching.
Additional Resources, Evaluation