Catholic Social Teaching

Catholic Social Teaching

Below are a series of modules to help introduce board members to Catholic Social Teaching. These resources are designed to support the induction and formation of school board members.

The Catholic Social Teaching resources are designed to introduce board members to the principles of Catholic Social Teaching and to encourage discussion about what these principles mean in the school context.

The modules are designed as a 10 minute formation activity to be held at each school board meeting.

Each module contains information, discussion and doing theology. Most modules have a short video that can be used to introduce the teaching to board members.

Also included are optional extra resources in the form of PowerPoint presentations, per topic for deeper exploration.

An Introduction to Catholic Social Teaching

In this module, we explore what Catholic Social Teaching is and what it means for your school board.

The Dignity of the Human Person

In this module, we explore the importance of human dignity and what this means for your school board.

The Common Good

In this module, we explore what The Common Good is and what it means for your school board.

Preferential option for the poor

In this module, we explore what it means to have a Preferential Option for the poor and what this means for your school board.  

Solidarity

In this module, we explore the importance of solidarity and what this means for your school board.

Subsidiarity

In this module, we explore the importance of subsidiarity and what this means for your school board.

Care for God's Creation

In this module, we explore the importance of caring for God’s creation and what this means for your school board.

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