A Reflection for the Feast of St Joseph the Worker Sandie Cornish Pope Francis made headlines this week calling the disparity between the pay received by men and women for the same work a “pure scandal”. And today Bishop Christopher Saunders weighed in on work issues, roundly criticizing the economic policy of the Australian government. […]
Bishop Christopher Saunders, Chair of the Australian Catholic Social Justice Council, says that the dignity of work is found in its capacity “for individual and family fulfilment, for building up the community and for securing the wellbeing of future generations”. In his 2015 Pastoral Letter for the Feast of St Joseph the Worker he stresses […]
How does working away from home affect your community? Why do people need to leave home in search of work? How might this be avoided?
How does your work – paid or unpaid – express your dignity as a human being? For whom, and for what, do you work? What needs to change in the world of work?