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Created in God’s Image, therefore We Work

This week’s readings mark the beginning of our history of work.  It all started “in the beginning, when God created the heavens and the earth” (NABRE, Gn 1:1).  666 more words

Human Resources Profession

Fixing Student Debt: Changing the Prevailing Attitude

Please read Part I of Fixing Student Debt, an introduction to the issue and principles involved in this analysis.

If we view student debt as a potentially infectious disease, then the first step to avoiding contracting it is to limit exposure to the disease. 2,215 more words


My Father Would Have Been 98

My father and grandmother – Easter 1943

My father would have been 98 years old on Monday.

Not my grandfather or great-grandfather; my father.

He never made it to 57. 1,762 more words


My Liberal Labor Day Fantasy

Today is Labor Day, our annual celebration of American workers.  The holiday was created about a century ago, during the golden age of unions… 1,308 more words


Poppa Was a Union Man

 A repost – For Labor Day

Mom and dad in front of our little bungalow, circa 1957.  The teenage ghost behind the glass is me. 1,452 more words

Finding the Dignity of Work

This labor day, I want to reflect on the Dignity of Work, one of the core principles of Catholic Social Teaching. When people talk about employment justice, I notice a lot of talk about the rights to earn just wages and to form unions. 446 more words


"Now the green blade rises..."

I’m still here. Sometimes, when it’s been weeks between posts, the longer it goes, the harder it is to start again. I think this has been the longest void. 415 more words