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On World Day of Social Justice these words from the Gospel of Matthew ring true. #WeAreLinked. #WeeklyWisdom

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Slavery does not seem like it is a modern issue but it is estimated that there are more slaves today than ANY other time in history due to the prevalence of human trafficking. This #HumanTrafficking Awareness Month, join us as we Turn on the Light to this modern form of slavery. Take action here: http://bit.ly/2fAmh6Y. #CCGPoverty
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Wishing to grow in simplicity this Lent? Ethical lifestyle blogger, Claire from Finding Philothea, shares a special reflection on Lenten simplicity.

Is this not, rather, the fast that I choose: releasing those bound unjustly, untying the thongs of the yoke; setting free the oppressed, breaking off every yoke? —Isaiah 58:6 Lent is a beautiful time to grow in deeper love with Christ. ...
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Saint Robert Southwell and his teachings remind us that #WeAreLinked. #WeeklyWisdom

Happy #Valentines Day!

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Pssst... Only two more days to enter our giveaway! Share with your friends so everyone can have a chance at this delightful basket of ethical goods from Serrv, Prosperity Candle, Shea Yeleen, International Sanctuary, and Choice Organic Teas.

Enter here to win: http://bit.ly/2EtCxkO

Let’s make a fair trade. Enter for a chance to win this month’s giveaway of ethically made products and we’ll share what we’ve learned about choosing to consume differently. Join us on the journey to become better consumers. Pray with ...
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Admit it. Some years you love Valentine's Day and others you just, well, don't. You aren't alone!

We've got one way to be certain you'll LOVE it this year. http://bit.ly/2nIaBl0

On the Feast of Saint Josephine Bakhita may we pray on these words from the book of Leviticus.
#WeAreLinked. #WeeklyWisdom

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As we prepare for Lent this year there is a new way to take part in Catholic Relief Services' #CRSRiceBowl! Join their new #Facebook Group to interact with others across the country, share your Lenten journey, ask questions, get exclusive content and more! Join now to get started: http://bit.ly/2lX7IwR

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Saint Elizabeth Gabriel Possenti and her teachings remind us that #WeAreLinked. #WeeklyWisdom

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A Valentine’s Day treat you’re sure to love! Enter to win this bundle of ethically made products.

Enter here to win: http://bit.ly/2EtCxkO

Good luck!! The #ValentinesDay #giveaway will end February 15, 2018 at noon EST. US only. Prizes will ship for free. Per Facebook rules, we must mention this promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Facebook. By entering, Entrants agree to a complete release of Facebook. US only, ages 18 and over. All entrants must read and agree to the terms and conditions as outlined in the website entry form.

Let’s make a fair trade. Enter for a chance to win this month’s giveaway of ethically made products and we’ll share what we’ve learned about choosing to consume differently. Join us on the journey to become better consumers. Pray with ...
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Saint Andre Bessette and his teachings remind us that #WeAreLinked. #WeeklyWisdom

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It's cold right? So cold all you want to do is stay in, snuggle up, turn on a fire and watch a good movie. But not just any movie, you want a movie that inspires you to change, to bring your New Year's Resolutions to a new level - to help you not just dream but also achieve! We've got you!

This great list of ethically minded films and videos from Fair Trade Federation is just right to get you inspired: http://bit.ly/2n23Ha9

Our friends at Fair Trade Federation compiled the below list of short films and videos about fair trade ranging from coffee to fashion, including the CRS-sponsored film “Connected by Coffee.” These films are a wonderful way to get to know ...
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"The average American throws away 82 pounds of textile waste per year." (From The True Cost)

Something to think about before this year's fashion week: when we buy trendy, cheap clothing we create a system that considers not only the product disposable, but the people behind it disposable as well. By purchasing ethically made, fair trade and organic clothing we create a new trend that makes the world more beautiful- better than any seasonal color or print could ever do.

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Fun fact. Did you know that the Patron Saint of coffee never actually drank coffee? Learn more about this prayerful, mysterious saint and let us know what you think: http://bit.ly/2G7SQEm

Learn about St. Drogo, who became known as the patron saint of coffee. He cared deeply about the poor and would have surely supported fair trade coffee.
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Love this thoughtful list of five ways Catholic women can help victims of human trafficking from The Catholic Feminist Podcast.

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Have you every heard people confuse the terms fair trade and free trade? They sound so similar but they are actually really different. Our friends at Fair Trade Federation explain how: http://bit.ly/2F5q2ed

Learn the difference between fair trade and free trade as explained by the Fair Trade Federation.
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