Theme : Work

Work | August 14th, 2011

“From the greatness and beauty of created things comes a corresponding perception of their Creator.” Wisdom 13:5 “O town of Nazareth, O town of the carpenter’s Son, touch us and give us wisdom to discern that submission and labour is needed for dignity, redemption and liberation.” (Pope Paul VI) Ever since the industrial revolution, our civilisation has been based on work, whether it be done at a machine, in a laboratory, in a library or behind a computer. It has been a basis for income distribution. However, in the context of so much automation, we need to re-think the nature of work. The supreme title accorded to an apostle is ‘God’s co-worker’. “We are …

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