Communities of Salt and Light: Reflections on the Social Mission of the Parish
On this site, the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops provides a wide variety of resources for implementing the social teaching of the church within the life of the local parish by helping parishes "find resources about living as communities of salt and light".
collection of reflections
clergy and lay leaders
- Present the youth in your congregation with different social justice scenarios and require them to create responses to those challenges after doing the “What Would You Do? An Activity for Youth Groups”.
- Emphasize the role of lay people as “salt and light” in the world, caring for the poor, and advocating for justice through the formation of community and in solidarity with those who suffer.