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Center

for 

Catholic

Social 

Thought

CHRISTIAN COMMUNITY, POLITICS, CULTURE, AND LIFE

Welcome

The mission of the Center for Catholic Social Thought at the Church of the Assumption is to spread the message and practice of Catholic social teaching. Our central themes are Christian community, work and labor, economics, poverty, technology, education, and the social nature of Catholicism.

Current & Upcoming

New Book Release! 

Check out this new offering from our Director, Colin Miller, We Are Only Saved Together. There will be a reading and reception from 6:30-8pm on Thursday, August 29th, at the Church of the Assumption in St. Paul. All are warmly invited. RSVP's appreciated here. The book is an introduction to living the Catholic Worker's vision today for the ordinary person. 

All are invited to join the Catholic Social Roundtable as we begin a new topic on July 16th, focusing on the political and social aspects of the Gospels and the early Church. Drop in for the meetings whenever you are able, no RSVP is necessary. Each class begins with a presentation followed by discussion. We meet the first and third Tuesday of every month from 5:30-6:30pm in the Old Schoolhouse adjacent to the Rectory at Assumption Church in St. Paul. For questions, please contact cmiller@assumptionsp.org

September 6-7, 2024. Our dear friend and Catholic Worker, James Murphy, has organized a conference that will consider the life, sources, and vision of Peter Maurin (1877-1949), cofounder of the Catholic Worker Movement. The conference will feature keynote addresses and roundtable discussions treating various topics related to Maurin's thought. Register here

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