Daily Catholic Quote from the United States Catholic Bishops on Economic Justice

by Editor | June 18, 2013 5:20 pm

Christ the Consolator by Bloch

“Holiness is not limited to the sanctuary or to moments of private prayer; it is a call to direct our whole heart and life toward God and according to God’s plan for this world. For the laity holiness is achieved in the midst of the world, in family, in community, in friendships, in work, in leisure, in citizenship. Through their competency and by their activity, lay men and women have the vocation to bring the light of the Gospel to economic affairs, ‘so that the world may be filled with the Spirit of Christ and may more effectively attain its destiny in justice, in love, and in peace.’” (Economic Justice for All; United States Catholic Bishops; 1986)


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