< March: Character and Maturity

april: a life of service

Main Points of Class

  • We need to be thinking about how to help others and not be stuck in our own little world.
  • We can find opportunities for service everywhere.
  • Doing things for others increases the happiness of those we serve, as well as our own happiness.

In-class activity: Responsible Citizenship

  • The objective of this activity is to help students realize that a virtuous man who is concerned
    with the human dignity of every person needs to be aware of what is going on in the world so
    that he can have a positive impact on the lives of others out of a sincere love for them.
  • In this activity, students will hear a brief talk on responsible citizenship, research a current political
    issue at the city level, and write a letter to their city council representative.

Out-of-class work

  • Complete the Service Test, and prepare to discuss ways to improve in the area of service with your mentor.


  • Complete the Summer Goals Worksheet and review with mentor.
  • Discuss the Service Test and ways to improve in the area of service.
  • Complete a Monthly Goals Sheet.