Catholic Schools Program | Development and Peace

Catholic Schools Program

Development and Peace would like to engage a new generation in the Catholic Social Teachings of the Church by raising the awareness on social injustices occurring in the world and how they can contribute to creating a just world.

Current Campaign

Our 2019-20 campaign invites Canadian youth and educators to follow the Synod on the Amazon region, learn about what’s been happening in Amazonia, and show their solidarity with indigenous and traditional peoples.

For our common home >


During THINKfast, youth groups fast for 12 to 25 hours to raise money for our partners in the Global South, all while having fun and learning about the structures of poverty.
THINKfast Page >
Check out the Organizer Toolkit >

Transformative Education

We are proud to share with you these extensive resources on Laudato Si and our campaign For Our Common Home!

Resources list >

Activities Database

Plenty of educational activities, prayers and reflections.

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Curricular Resources

Curricular Resources from Kindergarten to Grade 12 on Religious Education, Social Studies, Language Arts, and Science.

Curricular Resources >

Retreat Package

On Earth as it is in Heaven is a secondary retreat package on building a world of justice and peace.

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Professional Development

Our Call to Caritas is a professional development package that provides educators with ideas and resources to guide their students in analyzing and responding to social justice issues through Catholic Social Teaching.

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The Mustard Seed Campaign

A simple, adaptable, faith-based fundraiser that connects youth in Canada with youth in Haiti and Burundi.

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A Day in the Life

See, Judge, Act

When a crisis strikes – locally or globally – how do we respond ensuring we incorporate the teachings of our Faith? Primary and secondary PowerPoint process to discern and ensure Catholic Social Teaching is central to our response. Can be cut and adapted to suit classroom needs.

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