Cardijn's trilogies

Although Cardijn is most famous for his "see, judge, act" trilogy, in fact, he coined or adopted many other educational trilogies.

We list some of those trilogies here and would be pleased to hear from you if come across other Cardijn trilogies that we have not yet listed.


By, with and for young workers (1914?)

Serve - Educate - Represent (1928)






Work - Family - Leisure

Gospel Enquiry - Personal Enquiry - Social Enquiry


Local - National - International

Local - Regional - National



Commencement, recommencement, recommencement perpétuel
(Beginning, beginning again, always rebeginning)

Enquiry, action, responsibilities








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