Social Development and Justice
“Mandated by the gospel of Jesus Christ, our mission is to affirm, inspire and enable the people of the Ukrainian Catholic Eparchy of Edmonton to work towards a just and loving world by providing education, support, and guidance in addressing social justice issues both locally and globally.”
Sanctity of Human Life
Human life is sacred and is a gift from God that is to be respected and protected.
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Indigenous Catholic solidarity, and human dignity, for the common good of society.
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Our Social Mission
All people are made in the image of God and so possess an equal and inalienable worth.
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E-Books to Assist With Your Parish Presentations
Our Call to Caritas
This book contains background information, prayers, experiential learning activities, group discussion questions, definitions of the principles of Catholic Social Teaching, examples of international solidarity in action from the work of Development and Peace, and information and resources to assist educators in bringing Catholic Social Teaching into the classroom and school environment.
Walking on Water
This guide is designed for use by small groups of self-directed young adults to explore the connection between faith and justice. Ultimately, this resource can and will be adapted to fit your own group needs and leadership styles.
Карітас – ЛЮБОВ’Ю СЛУЖІТЬ ОДИН ОДНОМУ
Посібник розроблено як практичний інструмент для відповідальних за соціальне служіння у єпархіях, парафіяльних священиків та інших людей, які сприяють розвиткові соціального служіння у парафіях.
Manual for Parish Caritas – Love Your Neighbour
This Manual is designed as a practical tool for diocesan animators, parish priests or other persons that are promoting parish Caritas development. The basic purpose of this manual is to be used as a tool for training sessions. Topics presented in this manual are basic knowledge necessary for a good work of parish caritas team.
For Freedom Christ has Set us Free: Pastoral Letter on Human Trafficking and Sexual Exploitation in Canada.
This document draws attention to the inherently exploitative and abusive nature of the purchase of sex and insists that in order to protect the vulnerable, this practice must continue to be criminalized. Use this document as the foundation of a parish presentation and/or explore the links provided for ideas on what the faithful and parishes can do to help those being abused through Human trafficking.
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