Monthly Archives: April 2020

Day 9 Hope in Hard Times: A Novena with Dorothy Day

The Dorothy Day Guild asks its members and others to “spiritually gather” (in the words of Pope Francis) to pray a novena for solidarity and compassion in this challenging time. Her conversion cost her dearly, but Dorothy always insisted that … Continue reading

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Day 8 Hope in Hard Times: A Novena with Dorothy Day

The Dorothy Day Guild asks its members and others to “spiritually gather” (in the words of Pope Francis) to pray a novena for solidarity and compassion in this challenging time. As we look outward at the tragedy of illness, we … Continue reading

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Day 7 Hope in Hard Times: A Novena with Dorothy Day

The Dorothy Day Guild asks its members and others to “spiritually gather” (in the words of Pope Francis) to pray a novena for solidarity and compassion in this challenging time. It is tempting to become immobilized by feelings of grief, … Continue reading

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Day 6 Hope in Hard Times: A Novena with Dorothy Day

The Dorothy Day Guild asks its members and others to “spiritually gather” (in the words of Pope Francis) to pray a novena for solidarity and compassion in this challenging time. At the Catholic Worker, Dorothy Day strived to be faithful … Continue reading

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Day 5 Hope in Hard Times: A Novena with Dorothy Day

The Dorothy Day Guild asks its members and others to “spiritually gather” (in the words of Pope Francis) to pray a novena for solidarity and compassion in this challenging time. All are affected, but the devastation of this pandemic is … Continue reading

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Day 4 Hope in Hard Times: A Novena with Dorothy Day

The Dorothy Day Guild asks its members and others to “spiritually gather” (in the words of Pope Francis) to pray a novena for solidarity and compassion in this challenging time. It was Dorothy’s reading of muckraking literature like Upton Sinclair’s … Continue reading

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Day 3 Hope in Hard Times: A Novena with Dorothy Day

The Dorothy Day Guild asks its members and others to “spiritually gather” (in the words of Pope Francis) to pray a novena for solidarity and compassion in this challenging time. Dorothy vividly remembered the California earthquake of 1906, which she … Continue reading

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Day 2 Hope in Hard Times: A Novena with Dorothy Day

The Dorothy Day Guild asks its members and others to “spiritually gather” (in the words of Pope Francis) to pray a novena for solidarity and compassion in this challenging time. During the influenza epidemic of 1918, Dorothy worked for a … Continue reading

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Day 1 Hope in Hard Times: A Novena with Dorothy Day

The Dorothy Day Guild asks its members and others to “spiritually gather” (in the words of Pope Francis) to pray a novena for solidarity and compassion in this challenging time. The gospel reading for today is St. Luke’s account of … Continue reading

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Hope in Hard Times: A Novena with Dorothy Day

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to sweep through the world, we find ourselves confined to an endless Good Friday. Clinging to the promise of Easter is not an easy task. Dorothy Day’s life of solidarity with suffering people is a … Continue reading

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