Resource Title

Faith in Action: A Post Primary Resource for Religious Education


This pack is a response to the need of Religious Education teachers in Ireland, North and South, for a resource that explains the main aspects of Trócaire’s work and illustrates how it is an example of Christian responsibility in action.

Resource Details

  • Author: John Magee and Annette Honan
  • Publisher: Trócaire
  • Country of Publication: Ireland
  • Year: 2005
  • Page Count: 20


As an extensive resource for RE teachers to explore and debate Catholic Social Teaching in practice this resource has plenty of entry points for students through 6 well developed class lessons, including:

  • A debate on the ethics of publicity and fundraising
  • Catholic Social Teaching as a way of underpinning social justice work
  • Exploring the work of a Catholic charity in practice
  • Actions for justice and campaigning

The resource is accompanied by plenty of background material for teachers, worksheets for students, lots of case studies from Trócaire’s work and debriefing supports.

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