Dignity of Work and Rights of Workers

Ashes and Smoke: "Set the World on Fire" Without Burning Out

We are called to work for justice, but sometimes as ministers we are in danger of becoming burned out. This prayer experience provides a written reflection, song, and guided questions to help you...

Fair Trade and Sustainable Halloween Treat Guide

Fact Sheet & Handout
This bulletin insert explains the connections between CST, fair trade, and sustainability and provides suggestions for places to source Halloween candy that support workers' rights and care for the...
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Prayer of Thanksgiving for Teachers

A prayer of thanksgiving for all of the teachers who have influenced our lives.
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Catholic Social Teaching and Unions: More Than Just Wages

This reflection uplifts the voice of one union worker and ties her story into the web of Catholic social tradition. We are called and challenged to listen to the voices of workers in our world and...
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For Artists of Our Times

With this litany, we remember artists of our times who use their art to promote the dignity of the human person, to advocate for systemic change, and to reflect the beauty and the need of protecting...
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Prayer for Child Laborers

Too many young children around the world still work, often in hazardous conditions; this prayer reminds us who some of these child laborers are and why they need our advocacy and support.  


This collection of new and revised resources celebrates all forms of art and the importance of artists in the work for global social justice.  
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Film Discussion Guide
Tricked is a documentary based on real-life interviews with different people involved in sex trafficking; this film discussion guide offers questions guiding viewers to consider how the sin of...

The True Cost

This harrowing documentary tells the global story of the clothing industry and asks the question, “Who really pays the price for our clothing?” The principles of Catholic social thought and...

I Am Jane Doe

Film Discussion Guide
I Am Jane Doe discloses the hidden truth about Backpage.com, an online classified website that, along with information about bikes for sale and apartments for rent, runs a thriving internet-enabled...
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For the Children

This prayer commemorates the World Day Against Child Labor on June 12th.
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CST and SDGs: Work and Dignity

This reflection looks at the teachings of Popes Leo XIII, John Paul II, and Francis on work, and connects these teachings to the UN Sustainable Develop Goal related to decent work.