Trying to Understand Catholic Social Justice
By My Domestic Church on May 18, 2012
A mindful member of the Catholic church finds some conflicting messages in her weekly parish bulletin:
"There was the notion that that you wanted to study hard and play hard because it was only with effort that you could succeed in this world and secondarily, that it was important to succeed so that you could have a decent life for yourself so that then you could help others. These two different trains of thought seemed very compatible to me - you could work hard and succeed and then give back and help someone else up. And for years and years that was my idea of social justice."
Image: Kevin Sullivan/The Orange County Register via ZUMA Press.
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