What I Own Is Not Ultimately Mine

Sustainable living is a new way for me to grow in holiness and to live out Catholic social teaching.

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What I Own Is Not Ultimately Mine

Ethical Trade Stories: Corynne S.

Though I’ve only just started seeking out a sustainable lifestyle, as I learn and grow, I have remind myself of these two facts: first, all of what I own is  not ultimately mine — it belongs to God and to...


There Is A Life…Behind Our Clothing

Ethical Stories: Claire C.

A year ago, I watched a documentary called ‘The True Cost‘. This film explains the fast fashion industry and the need for our world to embrace ethical fashion. In this documentary, I watched the poor fight for their lives as...


The Revolution of My Heart

Ethical Stories: Mary W.

The greatest challenge of the day is: how to bring about a revolution of the heart, a revolution which has to start with each one of us?—Dorothy Day My story isn’t grand. It feels as if I’ve done nothing to...


The Earth Is a Pile of…Plastic, Food, and Fashion

Leti Bueno

"The earth, our home, is beginning to look more and more like an immense pile of filth." —Pope Francis We all want to do our part to care for the Earth, right? Well, consider this: Humans purchase about 1,000,000 plastic...


5 Ethical Summer Travel Essentials

Leti Bueno

I've committed to fit ethical trade into my life as much as I can. It's important to me to ask #WhoMadeMyClothes and consider farm to table options for my food as often as I can. I expect the same from...


3 Ethical Vacations You Can Feel Good About

Leti Bueno

The average American worker took 17.2 vacation days in 2017. That’s the highest vacation usage since 2010, according to Project Time Off. There are many reasons we don't take time off—the cost, our children and pets, and even concerns about...