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Remembering Dorothy Day

In anticipation of our upcoming commemoration of the the 40th anniversary of Day’s death on November 29th 2020, we remember the eulogy given by Father Geoffrey B. Gneuhs, O.P. at the funeral of Dorothy Day, Nativity Church, New York City, … Continue reading

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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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