CHESTERFIELD, Mo. — There is little good news for the unemployed this Labor Day.
The U.S. Department of Labor’s monthly report, released at the beginning of the long holiday weekend, bodes ill for those who want to end their unwanted “holidays” and get back to work. The economy failed to add new jobs in August, and the unemployment rate remained at 9.1%.
At times like these, it is natural for some people to seek divine intercession. And they may be able to find help at their own churches.
A number of Catholic parishes are drawing on the network of trust and common faith already in place to help unemployed individuals prepare for interviews and find a job.
One of the larger efforts is...READ MORE