Prayer for Migrants and Refugees on the Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe

Students can discover the indigenous people who once lived and maintained the land where their ancestors first game and pray a prayer to Our Lady of Guadalupe.

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Two Assignments on Work

Scripture refers to the human aspect of work, its rights and responsibilities. Two students assignments explore this topic.

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Reflect and Plan Direct Service Opportunities for Your Students

Reflect on what has worked and not worked for direct service student projects and brainstorm some new ideas.

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Breaking the Silence: A Pro Life Poem

A high school senior shares a Pro life poem.

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Individual Rights and the Common Good

Lead a discussion on how good citizenship means respecting individual rights while at the same time sometimes sacrificing individual rights for the common good, that is, what is beneficial to everyone or almost everyone in a particular…

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Categorizing Service Projects

If you break down service projects into the following categories, how many projects can you add to this list? Feel free to share in the comments section here or on our Ave Maria Press high school teacher’s Facebook…

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Mini-Units on Contemporary Issues

Ave Maria Press offers free  5-day mini-units that fit within several different theology courses schedules. They are also perfect for a short catechetical lesson in a parish youth ministry setting.Four of the mini-units are particularly…

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Pope Francis and the Call to Holiness in Today’s World

Pope Francis released a new apostolic exhortation, Gaudete et Esultate (Rejoice and Be Glad) with details on how to follow the Beatitudes by being of service to the marginalized, poor, and migrants. The pope equates defense of people on the fringes…

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March Madness 2018: A Salute to the Loyola Chicago Ramblers

We depart from our usual salute to all the Catholic colleges qualifying for the NCAA basketball tournament, also known as March Madness, to focus on one particular school and team: the Loyola University Chicago Ramblers who will be making their…

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Share the Journey

In coordination with Respect Life month, the United States Catholic bishops are asking Catholics to participate in a week of prayer and action for migrants and refugees from October 7 to 13 sponsored by Catholic Relief Services. Several resources to…

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