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Food and Hunger Issues

CST and SDGs: Ending Extreme Hunger , by: Jane Deren, Ph.D.

From the perspective of Catholic social thought, this resource reviews the UN's Sustainable Development Goal to end hunger by 2030 through international cooperation to meet specific targets. Copyright...more

Prayer for World Food Day , by: Jane Deren, Ph.D.

October 16 is World Food Day; this year the theme echoes Pope Francis's reminder that climate change and feeding the hungry are very much connected.   Copyright © 2016, Education for Justice, a ...more

Film Discussion Guide: DREAM ON , by: Anna Misleh

In the film DREAM ON, political comedian John Fugelsang retraces the journey of Alexis de Tocqueville, whose study of our young country in 1831 came to define America as a place where anyone could cli...more

Catholic Social Thought and Hunger

This bulletin insert highlights the connection between Catholic Social Thought and issues related to hunger. The simple steps of learn, pray, and act can be followed individually or within a community...more

Film Discussion Guide: A Place at the Table

This documentary peels back the curtain on the problem of food insecurity, weaving together the stories of low-income Americans who struggle to put healthy food on the table. The film also includes th...more

Catholic Social Thought and Hunger , by: Fred Kammer, S.J.

In this reflection, Fr. Fred Kammer makes the connection between our faith and the growing issue of hunger and food insecurity around the world. He urges the Church to change the structures in society...more

World Food Day, October 16 , by: Dianna Ortiz, O.S.U.

This short prayer service features quotes of five modern popes who have all urged people of faith to advocate for the right to food so everyone can enjoy daily bread and find a place at the table. Cop...more

Prayer for the End of Hunger , by: Jane Deren, Ph.D.

Calling to mind the multiplication of the loaves and fishes and the communion meal that Christ offers all who walk in his footsteps, this prayer commemorates World Food Day on October 16. Copyright ©...more

Creative Voice: We Gather Together , by: Lidia Bastianich

In this resource, American celebrity chef, television host, author, and restaurateur, Lidia Bastianich shares recipes for communal autumn meals. As we sit down with our families this holiday season, l...more

Food Drives and Justice Concerns: Charity and Justice

This resource challenges us to go deeper in envisioning and planning food drives, reminding us to connect with and encounter the people we seek to serve, and, equally importantly, to look into the roo...more
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