Matthew 25 is the monthly newsletter from the Social Justice Committee at St. Mary's bringing you the Catholic perspectives on social justice issues. Below is a list of previous issues and topics.
December 2015 - Blessed are the Peacemakers.
November 2015 - Fair Trade and the Environment.
October 2015 - The Great Migration, In Search of a Better Life.
September 2015 - Called to be Missionaries.
August 2015 - The Christian Family, a Vital Cell of Society.
July 2015 - Care for Our Common Home: Laudato Si’
June 2015 - Fortnight for Freedom.
May 2015 - The Dignity of Work.
April 2015: Care for God's Creation.
March 2015: Food, Farming and Hunger.
February 2015: Matthew 25 - Caring for Each Other to the End of Our Days.
January 2015: No Longer Slaves, but Brothers and Sisters.
December 2014: Sharing the Joy of Christmas.
November 2014: Family Farming: Feeding the World, Caring for the Earth .
October 2014 - Bringing the Good News to the Ends of the Earth: This issue talks about the called from all the baptized to be missionary.
September 2014 - Death Penalty.
July 2014 - Children at the Border Crisis.
June 2014 - Freedom to Serve.
May 2014 - Wealth Disparity.
April 2014 - Natural Resources: Curse or Blessing?
March 2014 - One Human Family: the reality of racism and prejudice in our society.
February 2014 - A Way out of Poverty.
January 2014 - Human Trafficking.
December 2013 - Peace.
November 2013 - Fair Trade - Shop for a Cause.
October 2013 - Domestic Violence.
September 2013 - Affordable Housing.
September 2013 - Caring for the Poor and Forgotten.
July 2013 - Caring for Misfortunate Children in Foster Care.
June 2013 - Child Labor - One of the Worst Forms of Slavery in the 21st Century.
May 2013 - In Search of Solidarity: the Plights of Refugees and Displaced Persons.
April 2013 - For I was Hungry: about hunger in the world and in the US.
March 2013 - Strangers no Longer: about the necessity of having a Comprehensive Immigration Reform to fix our broken immigration system.
February 2013 - Life Matters: reflection on some major pro-life issues from the Catholic perspective.
January 2013 - Caring for the Poor
December 2012 - AIDS & HIV and the Faith Community
November 2012 - Show Global Solidarity - Buy Fair Trade: Fair Trade offers a shopping
alternative that reflects the values of our faith.
October 2012 - Defending Human Life, especially the most vulnerable members of the human family.
September 2012 - Service as Worship: how our Christian faith calls us to step out of ourselves so as to love God in our neighbor and build community.
August 2012 - Charity & Justice: what is the difference and why should we care?
July 2012 - Giving Hope to Family: about sponsoring a child from a developped country.
June 2012- Friendship Evangelization: a volunteer account from the year-long spend with the Catholic ministry ‘A Simple House’.
May 2012 - Human Merchandises, Broken Lives: human trafficking
April 2012 - Advocates for Christ Today (ACT)
March 2012 - Sanctity of Human Life: abortion and euthanasia.
February 2012 - Potluck in the Park: the accounts of a group of Aggies, who, trying to put solidarity and charity in practice, set out to feed people at a park .
January 2012 - A Place for All at the Table: a look at the growing poverty in the USA.
December 2011 - Prepare the Way of the Lord: about keeping the true meaning of Advent and preparing for the coming of Christ
November 2011 - Gifts that Give Hope: about Fair Trade, a shopping alternative that reflects the values of our faith by putting our dollars toward helping the artisans and producers of these fair traded items.
October 2011 - Living the Gospel of Life: about the most essential Catholic Social teaching, Respect of the Life and Dignity of the Human person.
September 2011 (bis) - A Life Changing Experience: Reflections on a Mission Trip to Honduras
September 2011 - Charity vs Justice: What is the difference and why should we care?
July 2011 - All Brothers and Sisters about the state of racism and discrimination in our modern society
June 2011 - Millenium Development Goals - Eradicating Global Poverty
May 2011 - The Scandal of Hunger in A World of Plenty
April 2011 - Religious Freedom
March 2011 - Witnessing to Christ through Political participation and accompanying insert: Advocacy
February 2011 Haiti, a Year later
January 2011 - The Lord Your God Loves the Alien: the perspective of the Catholic Church on immigration
December 2010 - The Least of God's People: caring for Specials Needs Persons
November 2010 - Sustainable Development: A Model Consistent with Catholic Social Teaching
October 2010 - Domestic Violence: a Scourge to be Eliminated
September 2010 - Secrets of the American Prison System
August 2010 - The Common Good
July 2010 - Clean Water - Some of us have it, others don't
June 2010 - Human Merchandise - Shattered Lives
May 2010- Global Solidarity: Fighting Poverty to Build Peace
Previous of 2007
February 2005 - Caring for the Forgotten