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