Catholic Social Teaching
"Truly I tell you, whatever you did for one of the least of these brothers and sisters of mine, you did for me." - Matthew 25:40
An essential part of the Catholic faith, the key values of Catholic Social Teaching are found at the core of the Gospel. The key themes of Catholic Social Teaching are:
At Our Lady of Lourdes, children are taught about each of the themes of Catholic Social Teaching - for one week during each half term. Pupils learn about each theme and are challenged to put this teaching into action to improve the wellbeing of people in our society and the wider world. This is what out Catholic faith calls us to do. In doing so, we encourage our pupils to strive towards The Common Good (as described by Pope John XXIII).
CST charity outreach projects led by our children can be viewed below: