The Sustainability Book

SDG: 2

Zero hunger

SDG 2: Zero hunger


  • What does it mean in our society of abundance and consumption when we pray “give us this day our daily bread”?
  • Russian philosopher Nikolai Berdyaev said: “The question of bread for myself is a material question, but the question of bread for my neighbour is a spiritual question.” What does the hunger of others have to do with faith and spiritual life?

SDG 2: Zero hunger


How can we follow Jesus’ command to feed the poor, in a way that both safeguards the dignity of those who receive help and strengthens their ability to feed themselves?

SDG 2: Zero hunger


Lord Jesus Christ, you are the bread of life. Break the yoke of injustice. The earth is yours. Teach us to cultivate it with wisdom and care. Help us to share our daily bread. We commit everything and everyone, into your hands, Lord. Amen.