Maryknoll Office for Global Concerns

Representing Maryknoll Fathers & Brothers, Maryknoll Sisters, and Maryknoll Lay Missioners
  • Golden calf on Wall Street
  • Sri Lanka children - Jim Stipe
  • Seedbag
  • corn bags
  • Altar in Palestine - R Rodrick Beiler

Food for Life – World Food Day 2012

Sunday, October 14, 2012 - 00:00 to Sunday, October 21, 2012 - 00:00

October 16 is World Food Day – an opportunity for Christians all over the world to act and speak out together on food justice issues. Our faith calls us to feed the hungry and care for Creation – this we can do as individuals, as churches, and as global citizens. This year the Ecumenical Advocacy Alliance is promoting Churches Week of Action on Food from October 14-21 to include International Day for Rural Women (October 15), World Food Day (October 16) and the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty (October 17).

Go to the Ecumenical Advocacy website to download free organizing and educational tools including and action guide, a liturgy, food waste tracker and a food quiz to raise awareness about food production and distribution systems, examine our own food consumption, and call for policy changes that will ensure the right to food for everyone.