St. Martin of Tours Catholic Church

At St. Martin of Tours we work with Catholic Relief Services Fair Trade to bring the awareness of our Catholic Social Teachings to action. By choosing to serve fair trade coffee, hosting annual fair trade shopping opportunities and cooking Lenten meals using fair trade products we are instilling the importance that everyone can make a difference with just a purchase.

Campaign Progress

Build Your Team

The Fair Trade committee provides leadership and direction for your campaign.

Completed December 2nd, 2014

Commit to Fair Trade Education and Events

Educate members of the congregation about how Fair Trade empowers them to live out their religious tradition.

Completed December 9th, 2014

Source Fair Trade Products

Replace goods purchased by the congregation with Fair Trade products.

Completed December 5th, 2014

From Our Blog

What I Own Is Not Ultimately Mine

November 2, 2018 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 G...

There Is A Life…Behind Our Clothing

October 17, 2018 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 p...

The Revolution of My Heart

October 3, 2018 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 don...

Fair Trade Products

Resources

How You Can Make A Difference Buying Fair Trade – San Diego Family Magazine

November 7, 2016 Download

CRS Fair Trade – Our Faith Connection

September 13, 2016 Download

Pope Francis and Fair Trade Congregations

October 23, 2015 Download

Members

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