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Catholic Social Thought: Home

Resources on Catholic social teaching and thought, Catholic culture and tradition, and University Ministry

Center for Catholic Thought and Culture

The Frances G. Harpst Center for Catholic Thought and Culture was formed in 2008 to assist the USD community in exploring, understanding, and celebrating being a Catholic university in the 21st century.

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Love is the Measure: Photos of Dorothy Day and Catholic Worker Movement by Vivian Cherry

(Exhibit at the Fine Art Galleries of the Kroc Institute for Peace and Justice)

Catholic Social Teaching Themes

Life and Dignity of the Human Person

Call to Family, Community, and Participation

Rights and Responsibilities

Option for the Poor and Vulnerable

The Dignity of Work and the Rights of Workers


Care for God's Creation

For more, see the Catholic Social Thought website.

University Ministry

"University Ministry is committed to promoting the integration of personal and informed faith, the principles and practice of Catholic Social Thought, and the knowledge and experience of Christian living for the entire USD community" (University Ministry Mission Statement).

Subject Guide

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Martha Adkins
Copley Library