Option for the Poor and Vulnerable

Catholic Social Teaching

A basic moral test is how our most vulnerable members are faring. In a society marred by deepening divisions between rich and poor, our tradition recalls the story of the Last Judgment (Mt 25:31-46) and instructs us to put the needs of the poor and vulnerable first.

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Take Action

  • Make a donation to help support the families served by Catholic Charities of Central Florida
  • Encounter Lent with by supporting the annual Rice Bowl from Catholic Relief Services through prayer, fasting and almsgiving. Donations support hunger globally and locally (25% stays within the Diocese of Orlando).
  • Be on the lookout for products that come from Fair or Ethical Trade
  • Students in grades 7-12 are invited to participate in the annual Campaign for Human Development Multi-Media Art Contest