Disciples in Action

Catholic Social Teaching: Scriptural Foundations and Current Applications

Join Fr. Daniel as he delves into justice themes in scripture.  The cost for the series is $10 which covers materials.  Recommended book is Living Justice: Catholic Social Teaching in Action, Second Classroom Edition by Thomas Massaro, SJ.  The book is available through Amazon, Barnes & Noble as hard copy or via Kindle or Nook.  Hard copy cost is $20 and Kindle/Nook cost is $14.  Contact Nancy Cunningham if you need assistance in purchasing the book.  Registration is required.  Forms are available in the parish office.

Week 1:    WHAT IS CATHOLIC SOCIAL TEACHING? - Thursday, November 7,  at 7:00 p.m. OR Friday, November 8, at  9:00 a.m.

  • Introduction to the Bible/Bible Basics
  • Brief History of CST
  • The Documentary Heritage of CST

Week 2:    WE ARE MADE IN THE IMAGE OF GOD - Thursday, November 14, at 7:00 p.m. OR Friday, November 15, at 9:00 a.m.

  • The Life and Dignity of the Human Person
  • Rights and Responsibilities

Week 3:    WE ARE MADE FOR COMMUNITY - Thursday, November 21, at 7:00 p.m., OR Friday, November 22, at 9:00 a.m.

  • The call to Family, Community and Participation
  • Solidarity
  • The Dignity of Work and the Rights of Workers
  • Subsidiarity and the Role of Government
  • Colonialism and Economic Development

Week 4:    WE ARE CALLED TO BE STEWARDS - Thursday, December 5, at 7:00 p.m. OR  Friday, December 6, at 9:00 a.m.

  • Care for God’s Creation
  • Option for the Poor and Vulnerable
  • Peace and Disarmament
  • Looking Ahead: Current developments; Globalization