Foundations of Catholic Social Teaching

Chapter 1: You Raise Me Up


Catholic Social Justice – You Raise Me Up

Film Focus Point: This music video incorporates many images, Scripture passages, and quotations from Church social documents relating to themes of social justice. It is a fitting and moving meditation on the Church’s commitment to the poor and vulnerable.

Text Focus Point: Pages 20-21

Discussion Questions:

  1. What does Jesus do in John’s account of the Last Supper that is not mentioned in the synoptic Gospels? What does Jesus command his disciples to do?
  2. There are several Eucharistic images in this video. What connection do you see between the Eucharist and the work of social justice?
  3. According to the Parable of the Sheep and the Goats (Matthew 25) what question will each one be asked on judgment day? 

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