Disc 1 includes Episodes 19 and 20. Episode 19: Catholic Social Teaching: Building A Civilization Of Love. This session covers: We see all through Jesus' life and mission his love and concern for the poor: the outcast, and the most vulnerable all around him and how he called his disciples to serve others in imitation of him. As disciples of Jesus, we are called to follow his example. Video: Building A Civilization Of Love shows how Catholic Social Teaching begins with living and loving as Jesus did and promotes a deeper understanding of how to live together in society. From this revelation of Christ, the Church offers principles, criteria, and guidelines for ordering a just society that fosters the flourishing of all human persons. (18 minutes) Also included in Disc 5 is Episode 20: Catholic Social Teaching: Protecting The Dignity Of The Human Person. Some material covered in this session are why Catholic social teaching contributes to the flourishing of all peoples, why the essential dignity of each human person is at the heart of Catholic social teaching, and what the Church means by a "preferential option for the poor." Video: Protecting the Dignity of the Human Person. Human dignity is protected when basic human rights are protected. This begins with a fundamental right to life and protection for that life from conception to natural death.(36 minutes) The Symbolon series is a compelling presentation of the Catholic faith. Through beautifully crafted teaching and state-of-the-art video, author and speaker Dr. Edward Sri leads a team of dynamic teachers who provide a clear and comprehensive understanding of what the Catholic Church teaches and how to live it. This Parish Edition includes 10 episodes on 5 discs. The Leader's Guide walks leaders step-by-step through each session including opening and closing prayers, discussion questions, and reflections for participants and facilitators. The Participant Guide is the key for helping people apply what they learn about their faith to their daily lives. The Opening Prayer, Discussion Questions, Call to Conversion, Closing Prayer and Scripture Verse for the Week help to deepen their understanding of the Church's teachings. Symbolon is designed to support all faith information efforts in a parish including RCIA, small study groups and adult education. Additional Participant Guides are available for $24.95 each from Ignatius Press at WWW.IGNATIUSPRESS.COM or 1-866-431-1531.54 minutes.
Media ID: 62118
Length: 54 Min.
Publisher: Ignatius Press
Level: A

Grade Levels: EC=Early Childhood; P=Primary; I=Intermediate; JH=Junior High; SH=Senior High; A=Adult