January is Poverty Awareness Month

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n order to promote a deeper understanding of the Church’s social teaching in this time of global economic crisis, the USCCB Department of Justice, Peace and Human Development has released of a series of messages on poverty and today’s economy:

In order to promote a deeper understanding of the Church’s social teaching in this time of global economic crisis, the USCCB Department of Justice, Peace and Human Development has released of a series of messages on poverty and today’s economy:

Ø  Nutrition & Food Security

Ø  Fair Wages & Economic Security

Ø  Environmental Justice

Ø  Immigration

These messages are brief and in a format that easily lends itself to online distribution and parish bulletins. They look at the institutional and systemic causes of poverty in our country today. Access the information here.  Click here for a video entitled Sign of the Times to also learn more about Church teaching and opportunities for reflection on the topic of poverty.