The Worker

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Tradistae is an organization created by and for the God-fearing working-class. We are committed to proclaiming and living the Gospel of Jesus Christ through the works of mercy, intentional community, liturgical tradition, and the struggle for social justice. 

We believe in the politics of virtue and the common good, and in pursuing the True, the Good, and the Beautiful in our governments, economies, and cultures. Above all, we believe in Catholic Social Teaching, as taught by the Social Encyclicals. To learn more, you can read our easy essays or listen to the Tradistae Podcast.

We welcome all people of good will to join us in creating a better world through penance, prayer, and the spiritual and corporal works of mercy

To keep up to date with Tradistae, join our mailing list or follow us on Twitter and Facebook. If you can contribute writing, editing, art, or translations to Tradistae or would otherwise like to collaborate with us, please contact us.

To support the work of Tradistae, become a patron on patreon.

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Easy Essay List

The following list contains links to all the Easy Essays on Tradistae. Each one is under 500 words to provide straightforward answers to simple questions. This list will be updated whenever new Easy Essays are published.

Several Easy Essays are now available in PDF form to create printable one-page pamphlets. Spread the word in your parish and community!



Society Before Capitalism

Easy Encyclicals 


Intentional Community 


“Priesthood and Revolution: Where Christianity and Marxism Part Ways” (Booklet)
by Fr. Herbert McCabe, O.P.


If you would like to contribute writing, art, or translations to our Easy Essays, please contact us. Keep up to date with Tradistae on Twitter, Facebook, or our Mailing List. Please consider supporting Tradistae on Patreon; every dollar we receive allows our contributors to spend more time promoting the politics of virtue and the common good.