Meet Saint Francis of Assisi! The story of Francis and the leper shows that loving God isn’t always easy at first (even for one of the world’s most beloved saints) . . . but with God’s help, what seems bitter is sweetened by love.
In Pope Benedict XVI’s 2009 encyclical “Charity in Truth” (Caritas in Veritate), he calls for justice and dignity for all workers and insists that economic systems should work for people, […]
Ah, Labor Day: the last hurrah of summer—a time for barbecues and one last family trip. But this Labor Day, honor the true spirit of the holiday by telling your kids about the Church’s rich teaching about the dignity of work. Here’s a backgrounder, and nine things to do with your kids.
Dorothy Day is one of four Americans that Pope Francis held up as worthy of imitation. Her story can inspire your kids, too. Here’s a short sketch of her life, five lessons to pass along to kids, a free coloring page, and one of her childhood stories imagining a world in which love and justice prevail.
Meet Saint Teresa! Her way of peace is not complicated: It starts with prayer, and a smile, and seeing Jesus in each and every person.