Ah, Labor Day: the last hurrah of summer—a time for barbecues and one last family trip. But this Labor Day, honor the true spirit of the holiday by telling your kids about the Church’s rich teaching about the dignity of work. Here’s a backgrounder, and nine things to do with your kids.
A Labor Day Prayer
In Pope Benedict XVI’s 2009 encyclical “Charity in Truth” (Caritas in Veritate), he calls for justice and dignity for all workers and insists that economic systems should work for people, […]
Age-appropriate ways to teach kids the dignity of work at home
Cleaning with kids doesn’t have to be pure drudgery. It is a duty, yes, but also a path to help them understand that work is holy and redemptive. Here are five ways to teach your children about the dignity of work at home.