Social Mission of the ChurchBuilding towards a civilization of love
LESSON OBJECTIVES:At the end of the lesson, the students areable to:1. link the plan of salvation with the   kingdom of Go...
Starting point: God’s LOVE began in creation       Continued in his mighty works of salvation
Definitive point: Jesus’ coming was meant to emphasize God’s love           “For God so loved the world that whoever      ...
Jesus’ ministry: Jesus’ words and deeds proclaimed the                graciousness of God using the KINGDOM OF GOD        ...
CHURCH: Continues Jesus’ saving works as its way of proclaiming        the KINGDOM OF GOD
A sign of victory over sin and its effects               A sign of new and future world full of               life-blessin...
CATHOLIC SOCIAL TEACHINGSAn embodiment of concepts (truth, values, principles)       which the Church extracts from revela...
CATHOLIC SOCIAL TEACHINGSAn embodiment of concepts (truth, values, principles)       which the Church extracts from revela...
CATHOLIC SOCIAL TEACHINGSAn embodiment of concepts (truth, values, principles)       which the Church extracts from revela...
CATHOLIC SOCIAL TEACHINGSAn embodiment of concepts (truth, values, principles)       which the Church extracts from revela...
CIVILIZATION                              OF LOVE        Guidelines for action   Criteria for judgmentPrinciples for refle...
• Sacred Scripture• Teachings of the Fathers of the Church  and Theologians• Magisterium
I bring youGOOD NEWS!
dignity of work                   authentic human development                  solidarity subsidiarity
SEE     There are three stages which should        normally be followed in theJUDGE        reduction of social principles ...
SEE        Seeing, hearing, andexperiencing the lived reality of  individuals and communities
What are the causes of the      situation?SEE   What are the consequences?      What are the people’s reactions,      moti...
Social Analysis        This involves the evaluation        of the facts we have gatheredJUDGE   in the light of the Script...
Is what is happening        consistent with Christian and        human values?JUDGE   Is it contributing to Gods        pl...
Planning and carrying outACT             actions aimed at         transforming the social      structures that contribute ...
What active response am I to make?ACT   Is my action educative for me, and for      others?      Did I change the situatio...
References:Images taken from:http://www.virginmedia.com/images/eyes430x300.jpghttp://www.virginmedia.com/images/man_thinki...
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  1. 1. Social Mission of the ChurchBuilding towards a civilization of love
  2. 2. LESSON OBJECTIVES:At the end of the lesson, the students areable to:1. link the plan of salvation with the kingdom of God2. see the continuation of Jesus’ ministry with the social mission of the Church3. define the Catholic Social Teachings4. explain the process of see-judge-act
  3. 3. Starting point: God’s LOVE began in creation Continued in his mighty works of salvation
  4. 4. Definitive point: Jesus’ coming was meant to emphasize God’s love “For God so loved the world that whoever believes in him will not perish but have eternal life.” (Jn. 3: 16)
  5. 5. Jesus’ ministry: Jesus’ words and deeds proclaimed the graciousness of God using the KINGDOM OF GOD as his symbol.
  6. 6. CHURCH: Continues Jesus’ saving works as its way of proclaiming the KINGDOM OF GOD
  7. 7. A sign of victory over sin and its effects A sign of new and future world full of life-blessingsSOCIAL MISSION OF THE CHURCH: Must respond to the challenge to build a just and peaceful society here on earth
  8. 8. CATHOLIC SOCIAL TEACHINGSAn embodiment of concepts (truth, values, principles) which the Church extracts from revelation and natural law and adopts and applies to the social problems our times to help people and governments to organize a more human society
  9. 9. CATHOLIC SOCIAL TEACHINGSAn embodiment of concepts (truth, values, principles) which the Church extracts from revelation and natural law and adopts and applies to the social problems our times to help people and governments to organize a more human society
  10. 10. CATHOLIC SOCIAL TEACHINGSAn embodiment of concepts (truth, values, principles) which the Church extracts from revelation and natural law and adopts and applies to the social problems our times to help people and governments to organize a more human society
  11. 11. CATHOLIC SOCIAL TEACHINGSAn embodiment of concepts (truth, values, principles) which the Church extracts from revelation and natural law and adopts and applies to the social problems our times to help people and governments to organize a more human society
  12. 12. CIVILIZATION OF LOVE Guidelines for action Criteria for judgmentPrinciples for reflection
  13. 13. • Sacred Scripture• Teachings of the Fathers of the Church and Theologians• Magisterium
  14. 14. I bring youGOOD NEWS!
  15. 15. dignity of work authentic human development solidarity subsidiarity
  16. 16. SEE There are three stages which should normally be followed in theJUDGE reduction of social principles into practice. . . expressed in the three terms: see, judge, act.ACT Mater et Magistra, 263
  17. 17. SEE Seeing, hearing, andexperiencing the lived reality of individuals and communities
  18. 18. What are the causes of the situation?SEE What are the consequences? What are the people’s reactions, motives and mentalities?
  19. 19. Social Analysis This involves the evaluation of the facts we have gatheredJUDGE in the light of the Scriptures and the teachings of the Church Theological Reflection
  20. 20. Is what is happening consistent with Christian and human values?JUDGE Is it contributing to Gods plan to build His Kingdom of love, peace and justice? Are they, human, truly Christian?
  21. 21. Planning and carrying outACT actions aimed at transforming the social structures that contribute to suffering and injustice
  22. 22. What active response am I to make?ACT Is my action educative for me, and for others? Did I change the situation and the way people think?
  23. 23. References:Images taken from:http://www.virginmedia.com/images/eyes430x300.jpghttp://www.virginmedia.com/images/man_thinking430x300.jpghttp://www.adcet.edu.au/Admin/UploadedFiles/Images/Photos/jigsaw%20success.jpghttp://images.faithclipart.com/images/3/1174073665536_15/img_large_watermarked.jpghttp://www.fotosearch.com/bthumb/CSP/CSP030/k0300296.jpghttp://www.timshen.truepath.com/christian/jesus_wine_bread_hg_clr.gifhttp://www.problogger.net/wp-content/uploads/2009/02/how-to-build-community-blog.pnghttp://socialmediamemo.files.wordpress.com/2010/07/social-media-people.jpghttp://oldlife.org/files/2010/05/social-justice.jpgSome slides taken from Fr. Dan Kroeger, OFMSEE-JUDGE-ACT questions taken from: http://www.socialjustice.catholic.org.au

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