Worksheet #1     Read Gospel passage  Matthew 19: 16-22 and then answer the following questions.

 

1.  Based on Matt. 19: 16-22 is it hard for people who have wealth to get to heaven?   Why or why not?

 

2.  Why do you think the man in the passage went away sad?  What made him sad?

 

3.  What do you think Jesus means when he says "No one is good but God alone?"

 

 

 

Worksheet #2

 

1.  How do you know what is the right thing to do in a situation?

 

2.  What keeps people from doing what they know is right?

 

3.  If you found a a pocketbook with $500 in it would you return it to its owner?

 

4.  You hit a car in a parking lot.  The damage was minimal to the other car and no one saw you hit it.  What would you do?

 

5.  You know a student who is constantly picking on a underclassman what do you do?

 

 

 

 

Worksheet #3

 

1.  What is the traditional definition of freedom?

 

2.  What is the modern day notion of freedom?

 

3. What are some of the problems with the modern day notion of freedom?How does this effect society?

 

 

 

Worksheet #4

 

The following questions are taken from "Catholicism and Ethics A Medical/Moral Handbook" by Hayes, Hayes, Kelly and Drummey (C.R. Publications Inc.)

 

 

 

1.  How would you answer a friend who seeks to justify certain actions by saying:

 

 

 

A.  "Everybody's doing it."  (See Exodus 23:2)

 

B.  "If abortion is legal, then it's okay to have one."

 

C.  "Nobody should have to do something they don't feel like doing."

 

D.  "If euthanasia is going to mean less suffering and less cost for families and society, then it should be legal."

 

 

 

2  How can you improve the moral thinking of your friends?

 

 

 

 

 

Worksheet #5

 

 

 

The following is taken from "Catholicism and Ethics A Medical/ Moral Handbook" as listed above on worksheet # 4

 

 

 

1.  Can a person with no knowledge of God or religion know right from wrong?

 

 

 

2.  Why doesn't God force us to do good, instead of leaving us to do bad things?

 

 

 

3.  Give an example of where your personal experience might influence a future moral decision.

 

 

 

Worksheet #6

 

The following question is taken from "Catholicism and Ethics A Medical/Moral Handbook" as cited above.

 

Read the following case and answer the questions.

 

Case 1.  A married woman discovers that her pregnancy is not developing normally, that it is occurring in the fallopian tube instead of in the uterus.  If the doctor does nothing, the tube will swell further and finally rupture, possibly causing the death of the mother.  The only cure is to remove the tube promptly, which will save the mother's life and result in the death of the baby.  Is it moral for the doctor to operate?  Why?Double click to insert body text here...