Laborem Exercens

Laborem Exercens by Blessed John Paul II

The Editorial Team of Integrated Catholic Life wishes our readers in the United States a blessed Labor Day! We offer Blessed John Paul II’s insightful and far-reaching Encyclical on Human Work, Laborem Exercens for your reflection today.  We encourage you to read this important document and reflect on the purpose and nature of work as described by the our Holy […]

The family that works together…

Yesterday was a busy day. I took advantage of the fact my college age son didn’t have to work, and my high school aged son was also available, and we tackled the cleaning of the basement. It was an invigorating experience. Mike is a ‘no-nonsense-get-the-job-done’ kind of guy, and he started moving boxes and digging in like I was paying […]

Of Man and Work

Through work man must earn his daily bread and contribute to the continual advance of science and technology and, above all, to elevating unceasingly the cultural and moral level of the society within which he lives in community with those who belong to the same family. And work means any activity by man, whether manual or intellectual, whatever its nature or […]