This reflection sheet looks at the idea that human persons are social by nature. It focuses on a brief quote from Pope Francis’ encyclical On the Light of Faith (Lumen Fidei), offers some points for reflection, a prayer, and ideas for action in daily life.
Here’s my June reflection for CatholicCare Sydney. CatholicCare’s Person-Centred Approach is about keeping a focus on the dignity of the person at the heart of things. It sounds very straight-forward and obvious, but in fact it calls us to act in ways that are deeply counter-cultural. It calls us to act to change the culture […]
This one page class handout summarizes the four key principles of Catholic Social Teaching that are considered to be perennial, that is valid always and everywhere. Further principles, criteria for judgement and guidelines for action can be derived from them.