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

Audrey Assad: A Eucharistic People

August 2, 2019 ‘No man is an island, entire of itself.’ —John Donne One of the most beautiful teachings the Catholic Church has to offer to an as-ever polarized and divided world is the idea that we a...

Climate Change and Your Clothes. What’s a Girl to Do?

July 10, 2019 It’s summer and it’s hot! Time to clean out my closet, transfer my tank tops and shorts from the basement to the bedroom, and sort through my sweaters. Typically, this results in a large pile ...

Climate Change and the Environment

May 6, 2019 In the first chapter of Genesis God looks at everything he made—oceans, lands, plants and animals—and finds it “very good.” Then, he rests, admiring the beauty of creation. This creati...

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

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