Faith and Work

Faith and Work

Photo SourceThe Catholic Gentleman has a terrific 4-part series on How to be Catholic in the Cubicle. Author Bob Waruszewski writes:

A few weeks ago, I was reading an excerpt about how a man chose to serve as a missionary on a college campus following graduation. He said that he decided to become a missionary because he wanted to something meaningful with his life and not just push papers in an office. As an office worker his story struck a chord with me and I began to wonder, Can you only be holy if you work for the Church? Are those who work in an office destined to live a life of mediocrity without meaning?

Upon further reflection, I realized that the various saints show us that holiness is possible in every state of life, even at the office cubicle. Maybe one day we will even have a patron saint for office workers. Yet until an office worker is canonized, I have offered a few suggestions in living out your faith at work.

Be sure to check out the entire series:

How to be Catholic in the Cubicle

Catholic in the Cubicle, Part 2: Interacting with Co-Workers

Catholic in the Cubicle, Part 3: Workplace Conflicts

Catholic in the Cubicle, Part 4: Setting up Your Work Space