PODCAST #2
Declaration on Christian Education: November 6, 2017

PODCAST #2
Declaration on Christian Education: November 6, 2017

Category : Podcasts

Please read the Declaration on Christian Education (Gravissimum Educationis) before listening to the podcast. 

Sr. John Mary Fleming, OP, the Executive Director of the USCCB Secretariat for Education, explores the impact of Vatican II on Catholic schools.

STUDY GUIDE & DISCUSSION QUESTIONS

Declaration on Christian Education (Vatican, 1965)

  • Reading Questions
    1. Who has the right to education? (section 1)
    2. What are the purposes of a Christian education? (2)
    3. Who are a child’s primary educators? (3)
    4. Why does the Church have the duty of education? (3)
    5. Does the document take a position regarding school choice? (6)
    6. Explain the role of teachers (8)
    7. Who should support Catholic schools? (9)
  • Reflection/Discussion Questions
    1. How does this document change the paradigm from an institution to a community?
    2. List 3-4 quotes that you could pull out from this document to use in your own communication.

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