"Sowers of Justice: Leadership for the Common Good”
Formation in Catholic Social
Teaching & the Spirituality of Justice
The five two-hour sessions will cover:
Session I: Spirituality of Justice & the 7 Major Themes of Catholic Social Teaching - Exploring the biblical roots and Church teachings that form the foundation of social justice ministry.
Session II: Moving from Conversion to Action – Learning how to apply social
analysis and methods of social action to justice issues.
Session III: Solidarity on the Journey to Justice – Integrating social justice
teachings with real life experiences of the poor.
Session IV: Building Social Justice Involvement in the Parish – Considering
various methods of expanding the role of social justice within parishes.
Session V: Strategic Planning – Setting a vision, goals, priorities, and action steps.
Click here for more details and the goals and objectives of each session.
An opportunity to grow in your faith - to reflect on how to “act justly, love tenderly, and walk humbly with your God.” (Micah 6:8)
COST: $10/person per session or $40 per series;
or $500 per parish to sponsor
In the spirit of Vibrant Parish Life, several parishes may wish to
collaborate on sponsoring this series together.
For 2 parishes, the cost is $250 each; for more than 2 parishes,
the cost is $200 per parish.
Click here for a brochure to use in talking with pastoral councils or other parishes
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Page 2 of brochure
To schedule this series for your parish or organization, call the Diocesan Education & Training Center for Social Justice at 1-888-620-5280.
Credit Options are available for catechists, pastoral ministers, social workers, counselors, and nurses. Call the ETC Office for more information.
The Diocesan Social Action through the 5 Catholic Commissions working within the eight counties of the Diocese of Cleveland seeks to shape a more caring society and a more peaceful world through justice education, advocacy, community development and organizing. Our work is based on the call of the Gospel to work for the respect and dignity of all human life, the elimination of poverty, to speak out against injustice, and to promote the common good.