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CCHD Postcards (blank) On Social Concern (Sollicitudo Rei Socialis) Solidarity with the Poor
MUST BE PURCHASED IN MULTIPLES OF 100. This oversized postcard with the theme: "Break the Cycle of Poverty. Build Community" is a helpful tool for pastor and parish pre-collection outreach or as thank-you notes. Pope John Paul II's encyclical letter reaffirms the continuity of the Church's teaching on social doctrine. Provides the opportunity to reflect on the call to solidarity through subthemes that include "the meaning of solidarity," "the human family and solidarity," "the responsibility of solidarity," "the work of solidarity," "and the fruit of solidarity."
Poverty and Faithjustice Principles, Prophecy, & a Pastoral Respo CCHD Poster
CCHD Poster
Price: $0.25
Six lesson plans for adult faith formation that are organized around questions pertaining to "faithjustice:" the virtue of promoting a just society based on Christian faith in God's vision of human life. A 50-page booklet that serves as an overview of Catholic social teaching with examples of ways that the Catholic Campaign for Human Development promotes these values and doctrines. Each chapter explores a theme of Catholic social teaching. A striking visual display of CCHD's antipoverty mission and work throughout the country. Idea for display in schools, parish halls, church vestibules, and more.
Call to Solidarity with Africa, A In the Footsteps of Jesus Resource Manua For I Was Hungry and You Gave Food
Heeding the growing cries for help, this statement of the bishops calls on the Catholic community in the United States to stand in solidarity with the Church and the peoples of Africa, to support its courageous commitment to peace, to contribute its diverse talents to the cause of justice. This parish resource includes lesson plans, program suggestions, prayer services, and a bibliography of resources to accompany the video In the Footsteps of Jesus. In these thoughtful reflections, the bishops illuminate the pressing issue of food and agriculture in the world today, bringing greater understanding to the political costs of the shrinking farm, the social costs of global hunger, and the ecological costs of unchecked land practices-and how these issues are connected to the Catholic faith.
CCHD Mug CCHD Vinyl Sticker Poverty USA Tour: America's Forgotten State
Price: $4.25
CCHD Mug MUST BE PURCHASED IN MULTIPLES OF 25. New oval 3x5 white vinyl window cling with black edge rim and black letters with acronym, "CCHD" for Catholic Campaign for Human Development. Help raise CCHD's visibility by placing these in your car or home or give to college students to place in the windows of their dorm rooms. This provocative, 3 1/2-minute, multimedia presentation explores the difficulties encountered in trying to provide for a family's well being when living below the poverty line. Includes video versions of "Among the People," "Winds of Change" and "Community in Action."
Span:Preferential Option for the Poor Span:Solidarity with the Poor (Bk V) SPAN:Making a Place at the Table
Explores the Preferential Option for and with the Poor through the subthemes of "human beings as images of God," "the sacred covenant with God," "the pursuit of justice," and "the preferential options cited in the Church's social teaching."
Book 5 in the Faith Sharing series offers small group members the opportunity to explore Catholic social teaching on the theme of solidarity with the poor.
Note: This publication is only sold in multiples of 25. In this brief yet powerful brochure, the bishops issue an urgent call to all Catholics to speak out on behalf of those suffering the most, to lift up those in need, to work together to eliminate the scourge of poverty. Drawn from the longer work, A Place at the Table, this brochure highlights what everyone can do to help overcome poverty and defend human dignity.
Span:Compendium of Social Doctrine Span:Two Feet of Love in Action / Cards (package of 50) Preaching the Social Doctrine of the Church at Mass - Year B
Edición en español. Only available for sale in the United States.
The Compendium of the Social Doctrine of the Church, a unique, unprecedented document in the history of the Church, serves as a tool to inspire and guide the faithful, who are faced with moral and pastoral challenges daily. It is divided into five sections: an introduction, three parts, and a conclusion entitled "For a Civilization of Love."
This resource addresses how we as Christians can walk the path of love through addressing the concerns of social justice and supporting charitable work in the community. The Church in the twenty-first century faces the task of preaching the Gospel to the modern world. It's not always easy to see how the Scriptures are relevant to our lives, but this volume addresses the issue head-on. In a series of "homily helps," the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace relates the Sunday readings of Year B to the daily Christian walk.
Poor for the Poor: The Mission of the Church Catholic Social Teaching Bundle
Get greater insight into enduring questions in Poor for the Poor: The Mission of the Church, as it looks at the social teaching of the Church, the writings of recent popes as well as the writings of Gustavo Gutierrez and Josef Sayer, and the experiences of the Church in Latin America, including liberation theology. Get two great books for one, special low price: Poor for the Poor: The Mission of the Church and Sharing Catholic Social Teaching: Challenges and Directives!