Education

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"Education is integral to the mission of the Church to proclaim the Good News. First and foremost every Catholic educational institution is a place to encounter the living God who in Jesus Christ reveals his transforming love and truth."
Pope Benedict XVI, Meeting with Catholic Educators, April 2008

Background
"All men of every race, condition and age, since they enjoy the dignity of a human being, have an inalienable right to an education that is in keeping with their ultimate goal, their ability, their sex, and the culture and tradition of their country, and also in harmony with their fraternal association with other peoples in the fostering of true unity and peace on earth. For a true education aims at the formation of the human person in the pursuit of his ultimate end and of the good of the societies of which, as man, he is a member, and in whose obligations, as an adult, he will share."
DECLARATION ON CHRISTIAN EDUCATION-Gravissimum Educationis, Pope Paul VI, 1965)

Action

  • Volunteer in a mentoring program
  • Work with/ for after school programs
  • Become a catechist or CCD teacher
  • Support programs with strive to give equal and just opportunities for all children
  • Pray for an increase in orthodox teaching in our schools

Links

Diocese of Orlando Office of Schools
Diocese of Orlando Office of Faith Formation
National Catholic Education Association
USCCB Department of Education

Repeated Social Teaching
Community and Participation - The mystery of the Trinity involves the relationship of complete love among three divine persons in one God. As people made in God’s image, we must model divine love and know that the person is not only sacred but also social. How we organize our society in economics and politics, in law and policy directly affects human dignity and the capacity of individuals to grow in community. Marriage and the family are the central social institutions that must be supported and strengthened, not undermined. We believe people have a right and a duty to participate in society, seeking together the common good and well-being of all, especially the poor and vulnerable.


Translation provided by Google Translate. Some words and phrases may not properly translate.

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