The international JMV or Vincentian Marian Youth offers it members these two catechetical reflections in preparation for participation in World Youth Day in Madrid 2011.


1. An alternative to change the unjust structures that oppress the poor. 4_Systemic change

This document encourages youth to

  • Analyze our current reality
  • Illuminate our reality with the word of God
  • Commit ourselves

2. A process to change the unjust situations that affect the poor. 4_Systemic change process

This document addresses

  • The spirituality that guides systemic change
  • Effective strategies for systemic change
  • Criteria the Systemic Change projects should follow


  • Have you ever undertaken serious study of our current realities… in the light of the gospel and church teaching?
  • Have you ever joined in efforts to get beyond slogans?

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