About Fr. Thomas More Garrett, OP 4 Articles
Fr. Thomas More Garrett, OP, is a Dominican priest at Providence College, where he serves as associate vice president and associate general counsel. He also teaches courses on law and business.


  1. Without profits a business dies. However, when profits are the goal workers suffer, the economy suffers, society suffers. Profits should be after workers are taken care of, for without them there is no business and hence, no profits.

    I would like to point out, that unless the RCC and all it’s subsidiaries are exclusively invested in companies that do as such, they are hypocrites. In fact I will go so far as stating that investing for the most part is an evil. Where non workers are taking from the workers, where they must be fed (satisfied) first. The world market as it is today, is the most unjust, greed driven, glutton to exist. Yes, there are so many “rationalizations” put out to sweeten the deal, but when you come down to it, it has ruined society, the economy, far more than anyone will admit. I do not invest because I firmly believe it is an outright evil even if I must work to my last day.

    • Businesses serve people. For the very fact that if they didn’t then people would not use them and there would be no profits and thus no businesses.

      Investing is not evil. May I suggest you revisit the parable of talents.

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