Program Nine

Social Justice / Eco Justice


The work of Scarboro's Justice and Peace office.


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  • Program Nine: Social Justice / Eco Justice



  • Golden Rule Poster and Teaching Kit
  • Scarboro Missions Magazine










Study Guide




The goal of Program Nine is to introduce students to how Scarboro
Missions' nearly 30-year-old Justice and Peace office is at the hub of
efforts to make Scarboro's long history of teaching and living Church
social doctrines better known to the public.




1. Show the internet TV video - "Program Nine: Social Justice / Eco Justice"


2. Ask students to form small groups to describe the following impressions from the video:

  • Who is are the leading speakers in the video and what do we find out about them in this video?
  • What is the purpose of Scarboro Missions and who supports it?
  • What did you know after viewing the video that you didn't know
  • Give three reasons why Canadian Catholics should support the work of Scarboro Missions.


3. Option for Take-Home Assignment


Via the internet find more facts about:

  • Scarboro Missions and different aspects of its work today
  • Name 5 geographical places where Scarboro Missions works.
  • Provide 5 important facts about the social and /or economic conditions for the people in one of these geographical locales.
  • Study the Church Social Teaching documents presented on the Scarboro Missions website and prepare a presentation on how Scarboro Missions lives out one or more aspects of these Teachings.
  • In groups, make presentations to the class about any or all of the above. Include suggestions on how students could become more involved with the work of Scarboro Missions.