Hunger

Litany: So All May Eat

Litany
Catholic Social Teaching is clear that the right to food is basic for not only the survival but also the flourishing of every one of God’s children in the global human family. In this litany, we...

CST and the SDGs

Reflection
This collection of reflections connects themes of Catholic social thought with the Sustainable Development Goals, addressing topics such as gender equality, climate action, poverty, and...
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CST and SDGs: Ending Extreme Hunger

Reflection
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.
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Prayer for World Food Day

Prayer
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.
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DREAM ON

Film Discussion Guide
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...

Catholic Social Thought and Hunger

Bulletin Insert
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...

A Place at the Table

Film Discussion Guide
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...

Catholic Social Thought and Hunger

Reflection
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...

World Food Day, October 16

Prayer Service
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...
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Prayer for the End of Hunger

Prayer
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.  

We Gather Together

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,...

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...