PODCAST #8
In Support of Catholic Elementary & Secondary Schools: December 18, 2017

PODCAST #8
In Support of Catholic Elementary & Secondary Schools: December 18, 2017

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United States Catholic Conference, 1990

Link to the document In Support of Catholic Elementary & Secondary Schools

Dr. Kevin Baxter, the Superintendent of Schools for the Archdiocese of Los Angeles, adds remarkable insight to the US Bishops document from 1990.

 

STUDY GUIDE & DISCUSSION QUESTIONS

In Support of Catholic Elementary & Secondary Schools (US Bishops, 1990)

  • Reading Questions:
    • 181: What is meant by “entire ecclesial community”?
    • 182: What has been one of the chief vehicles of evangelization within the Black community?
    • 182: What are the 7 successes of the Catholic school system?
    • 183: What are the 4 goals set by the Bishops in 1990?
  • Discussion Questions:
    • 183: The document cites a “lack of consistency” in the relationship between the laity and the Church.  Has that been your experience?  Can you think of any examples?
    • How  well do our salaries and benefits reflect economic justice?
  • Reflection Questions:
    • The Bishops point out that many of the reforms proposed for public education have long been associated with Catholic schools.  What are the best practices of your school(s) that have been replicated?
    • List 3-4 quotes that you could pull out from this document to use in your own communication.

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