Catholic Social Teachings Plaques Distributed to all CDSBEO Schools
To coincide with Catholic Education Week, the CDSBEO Religious & Family Life Education Team have presented each school with seven plaques depicting the themes of Catholic Social Teaching.
These beautiful plaques feature artwork by Brother Mickey McGrath, an artist and religious brother with the Oblates of St. Francis de Sales in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Brother Mickey works with Catholic Relief Services to raise awareness of the needs of the poor and suffering all over the world, and his original artwork is featured in that organization’s educational outreach series, which focuses on the Catholic Social Teachings.
The CDSBEO is truly blessed to have his beautiful work printed and shared with all of our schools as part of our celebration of Catholic Education Week.
Catholic Social Teaching
Practicing our Catholic Social Teachings means recognizing the importance of:
- Rights and Responsibilities
- Option for the Poor and Vulnerable
- Call to Family, Community and Participation
- Dignity of Work
- Life and Dignity of the Human Person
- Care for God’s Creation
Following Catholic Social Teaching is fundamental in cultivating the heart, mind, body, and soul of students, staff, and the wider CDSBEO community as we journey through our Multi-Year Strategic Plan.
The display of these eye-catching plaques at our schools will act as a reminder that the Church’s social teaching is a rich treasure of wisdom aimed at building a just society and offers guidance on living a life of holiness amidst the challenges of modern society.