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Acting for Justice
A New Program on Catholic Social Teaching

As part of the “People of Faith: Generations Learning Together” program, in collaboration with the Center for Ministry Development, Harcourt Religion has created this new program for parishes and others on Catholic Social Teaching.  In addition to the extensive materials for the program leaders, there are a series of six participant magazines written primarily by Jim McGinnis:

Issue 1: Dignity of Human Life
Issue 2: Human Rights and Responsibilities
Issue 3: Peace
Issue 4: Option for the Poor
Issue 5: Solidarity with All God’s People
Issue 6: Care for God’s Creation

See list of contents for each issue below pricing information.

Each of these attractively designed 16-page magazines includes a presentation of the Church’s teaching on the issue, stories illustrating the issue, a wide variety of ways of putting it into practice, and activities for families, children, and youth, as well as Scriptural reflection and prayer.

In addition to their use by the whole parish, these magazines can also be used by individual families, in courses on Catholic social teaching for grades 7-12, by parish social ministry groups, or by CFM and other family support groups.

For the full program or bulk copies (10 per pack) of the magazines, contact
Harcourt Religion at 1-800-922-7696 or www.harcourtreligion.com/onlinecatalog

For individual sets or copies of individual magazines
, order below.

$15.00 for a set of all 6 magazines
 

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Issue 1: Dignity of Human Life

 

Feature Articles

Respect Life: A Way of Being

Life and Dignity Issues

12 Ways to Overcome Racism

The Dignity of Women

 

Things to Do

Diversity Challenge

Just 4 Teens: See with God’s Eyes

A Taste of Diversity

Jesus Celebrates Human Dignity

Prayer in Gratitude for Diversity

Something Fun for Everyone!

 

Did You Know?

The Catechism on Capital Punishment

Racism Can Be Deadly

Women on TV

 

Consider This…

The Seamless Garment

Famous Women

 

Simple rituals…

Abundant Life

Prayer for Life

 

Act on It…

Take the Pledge

Films with Dignity Themes

 

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Issue 2:  Human Rights and Responsibilities

 

 

Feature Articles

Others’ Needs or Our Wants?

Dignity and Participation

What Is the Common Good?

Taking a Stand

 

Things to Do

Advocacy Through Letters

Successful Family Meetings Can Happen!

Just 4 Teens: Reality Check

Celebrate Justice Events at Home

People of Light

Something Fun for Everyone!

 

Did You Know?

Labor Day

Universal Declaration of Human Rights

 

Consider This…

Charity & Justice

 

Simple rituals…

The Wisdom of God

To the Least of These

 

Act on It…

Eat for a Week on a Food Stamps Budget

One-A-Day Give-Away

 

 

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Issue 3:  Peace

 

Feature Articles

What Does Peace Mean in Today’s World?

How Do We Escalate Love?

Everyday Peacemaking

The Church’s Teaching on Peace

 

Things to Do

Peace: How Do You Rate?

Just 4 Teens: Think About It

Litany for Love – the Nonviolence of Jesus

St. Francis of Assisi, the Cross, and the Crusades

Family Meal

Something Fun for Everyone!

 

Did You Know?

Archbishop Oscar Romero – Courageous Martyr

Video Games and Violence

The Church’s Teaching on Peace

Peace and Development in Canada

 

Consider This…

Forgiveness with Our Children

 

Simple rituals…

Simple Forgiveness Rituals for Families

 

Act on It…

“STOP” and “GO” signs for Your Family

Developing Respect for Others at Home

The Family Pledge of Nonviolence

Keeping Peace at Home through Family Meetings

 

 

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Issue 4: Option for the Poor

 

Feature Articles

A Choice & A Decision

The Need to Act

The Perspective of the Poor

Making Life Decisions that Impact the Poor

 

Things to Do

Multiplying the Loaves and Fishes

Just 4 Teens: Equal in God’s Eyes

Nurturing Courage and Compassion

Something Fun for Everyone!

 

Did You Know?

The Catholic Worker

A Portrait of the Poor

 

Consider This…

The Face of Poverty

Absolute Poverty

 

Simple rituals…

Pray for the Poor

Gospel Reflections on the Poor

 

Act on It…

Six Things You Can Do

The Giving Jar

Helping Out

 

 

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Issue 5:  Solidarity with All God’s People

 

Feature Articles

Stand Together’

Working for a Just Global Social Order

Live Simply So Others May Simply Live

Fair Trade Leads to Solidarity Shopping

 

Things to Do

The “Non-Meal” Meal Ritual

Seven Habits for Living in Solidarity

Just 4 Teens: Live Simply

People in the Newspaper

A B-Good-News Prayer

Something Fun for Everyone!

 

Did You Know?

In Solidarity with the Persecuted Church

Cesar Chavez, 1927-1993

The Coffee Farmer

 

Consider This…

Examine Your Stereotypes

Consider Isaiah 58: 6-10

 

Simple rituals…

Reach Out to the Stranger

Bring Advocacy into Family Meal Prayers

 

Act on It…

Solidarity Through the Eucharist

Solidarity Days

Boycott
 

 

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Issue 6:  Care for God’s Creation

 

Feature Articles

Connected to Creation

Responsible Choices

Challenging Consumerism

Appreciating the World Around You

 

Things to Do

Suggestions for Celebrating the Seven Days

Take Notice of the World Around You

Creation Calendar

Just 4 Teens: BYOM – Bring Your Own Mug

A Grace-Filled Picnic

Something Fun for Everyone!

 

Did You Know?

Ecology Movement

Eco-Footprint

Trashy Facts

 

Consider This…

Creation Heroes

The Integrity of Creation

 

Simple rituals…

Prayer of the Four Directions

 

Act on It…

Ten Steps Anyone Can Take to Reduce Garbage

Toward a Safer Environment

Children and the Environment

 

 

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