A Privilege Walk is an exercise where participants consider how circumstances in their lives can be benefits or detriments. These are circumstances which are beyond their control, largely related to the families they were born into and the resources they have.
29th Sunday in Ordinary Time
The readings for the 29th Sunday in Ordinary Time Year C are about persistence in prayer. Do I give up in prayer, especially when I don’t get instant gratification?
Not in My Basket is an active game where youth try to get their own balls in their own basket while keeping the other team’s balls out. This can be a good game to play for the topics of racism and immigration. If you use the option to change the rules mid-game, this makes a good tie in with a lesson on authority or Magisterium.
Racism can be a difficult topic to discuss with teens. It is popular to think that we are “color blind”. But the fact is that the playing field is not level and that minorities do not have the same advantages as the majority. This lesson plan on racism introduces the topic of institutional racism.
The Catholic Church teaches that moral law comes from God as “fatherly instructions” to help us determine what is right and what is wrong.
The readings for the 29th Sunday in Ordinary Time Year B speak of the cost of discipleship. Humility, sacrifice, and mercy are topics for these readings.