A holiday to commemorate the strike that took place in 1886 for an eight hour work day, International Workers’ Day celebrates laborers and members of the working class around the country. During this celebration, take a moment to pray for those who lost their lives during this strike in an effort to stand for our unalienable rights as workers.

Education for Justice Resources: 

Dignity of Work

Reflection: The Spirituality of Work: On the Condition of Labor

Reflection: From Rerum Novarum to the Modern World: On the Conditions of Labor Today

Prayer Service: Embracing Peter Maurin’s Vision of Justice and Equality

Prayer for Women Workers

Prayer for Migrant Domestic Workers