Happy Labor Day

The economy must serve people, not the other way around. Work is more than a way to  make a living; it is a form of continuing participation in God’s creation. If  the dignity of work is to be protected, then the basic rights of workers must  be respected–the right to productive work, to decent and fair wages, to the  organization and joining of unions, to private property, and to economic  initiative.
-United States Conference of Catholic Bishops

My God, you have taught that to observe religious practices, but oppress  your workers is false worship (IS 58:3-7). May our labor give You glory and may Your love give us rest. In Christ’s name. Amen

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