- 2017 Application is Closed - Acton University 2017: June 20 - 23

The Sanctification of Work

Session 7 - Thursday, June 22 -
3:45 PM to 5:05 PM

Introductory Course

St. Josemaria teaches that the most prosaic task can become a pathway to sanctity. Thus, what looks like writing code on the outside can actually be sanctifying oneself by writing code.  Rather than being a matter of Pelagian self-sanctification, it is a matter of corresponding to God's grace and responding with a gift of self. "Before God...[e]verything gains the value of the Love with which it is done." This teaching has enormous ramifications for work, economics, productivity, prosperity and happiness.

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Centesimus Annus Della Ratta family endowed professor at the Catholic University of America's School of Business and Economics

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