Two Assignments on Work
Scripture refers to the human aspect of work, its rights and responsibilities. Two students assignments explore this topic.
Have a “Praise Day” with Your Students
Check out an excellent supplementary book for a Marriage and Vocations course and an activity that you can apply to any religion class.
Work and Career in the Year of St. Joseph
The Feast of St. Joseph the Worker is on May 1.
Celebrate Black Catholic Americans
February is Black History Month in the United States, which is an opportunity to focus on Black American Catholics. (Another opportunity is Black Catholic History Month in November.)Recently, several Catholic high school theology teachers…
Helping Teens with Career Planning
Your students may not be fully in aware of the resources available at your school for career planning. Help them develop a plan and some sample questions to use in an interview with their guidance counselor. Share the format below.State your…
Jim Caviezel’s Powerful Message for Young Catholics
Jim Caviezel, the actor who played Jesus in The Passion of Christ, told the audience of young Catholics to “shake off their indifference” and “express their faith in public.” This presentation--just under sixteen minutes in…
A Mini-Unit on Adoption for High School Students
Adoption: A Choice worth Making is a five-day mini-unit to support any course in a Catholic high school theology curriculum. It is also appropriate for parish youth ministry. The purpose of the mini-course is to acknowledge the value of human life…
Bl. Pier Giorgio Frassati: Growing in Holiness
Named “the man of the eight Beatitudes” by Pope John Paul II at his beatification ceremony in Rome in 1990, Bl. Pier Giorgio Frassati was a joy-filled man who lived only to age twenty-four, but who remains a model for bountiful love and…
Pope Francis Gives TED Talk
Pope Francis offers a TED talk on solidarity, hope, and tenderness and how each person (“Tu!”) can bring a lit candle to a dark world. The talk is approximately 18 minutes in length.
Entertaining Angels: A Film on the Life of Dorothy Day
Entertaining Angels, a 1996 film on the life of Dorothy Day, is available online free of charge. The film runs 1:51:31. The film traces Dorothy’s spiritual and religious development as she leaves her career in journalism to live a bohemian…