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October 2011

Rights and Responsibilities

“Your will be done on earth as it is in Heaven.” (Mt. 6:10) TENET OF SOCIAL JUSTICE: In a world where some speak mostly of rights and others mostly of responsibilities, the Catholic tradition teaches that human dignity can be protected and a healthy community can be achieved only when human rights are protected and […]

The Common Good

Participation in Family and Community for the Common Good “I tell you whenever you did this for one of the least important of these brothers or sisters of mine, you did it for me.” (Mt. 25:40) TENET OF SOCIAL JUSTICE: The Catholic tradition proclaims that a person is not only sacred but also social. How […]

JUSTICE SHALL FLOURISH

Today we begin posting our series on Salesian spirituality and social justice. LIFE AND DIGNITY OF THE HUMAN PERSON “I have come that they may have life, and have it more abundantly”(John 10:10) TENET OF SOCIAL JUSTICE: God, the Lord of Life, has conferred on us the ministry of safeguarding and developing life, a ministry […]