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Dorothy Day: The World Will Be Saved by Beauty

An upcoming NY event that might be of interest Kate Hennessy, granddaughter of Dorothy Day, will share excerpts from her book, Dorothy Day: The World Will Be Saved by Beauty: An Intimate Portrait of My Grandmother. Featuring stories of both … Continue reading

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Dorothy Day Symposium: Loyola University, Chicago February 16,17 2017

The Hank Center for the Catholic Intellectual Heritage at Loyola University in Chicago, IL will be hosting: Revolution of the Heart: A Symposium on Dorothy Day, February 16,17 2017. Speakers will include Robert Ellsberg and Kate Hennessy. The event is free and … Continue reading

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Good Talk With Marie Dennis

(We thank Marie Dennis for her generously granting In Our Time this interview.  Marie is co-president of Pax Christi International.  A mother of six who lives in a Franciscan community in the inner city of Washington, D.C., she is the … Continue reading

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In the Cross is Joy of Spirit

Easter greetings of peace and joy! “We are not expecting utopia here on this earth. But God meant things to be much easier than we have made them. A man has a natural right to food, clothing, and shelter. A … Continue reading

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I Love

“I believe, because I wish to believe, help Thou my unbelief. I love because I want to love, the deepest desire of my heart is for love, for union, for communion, for community.” -Dorothy Day, the Catholic Worker, May, 1978

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All Saints

Happy Feast of All Saints Dorothy was struck with how we tend to put saints on a pedestal rendering them irrelevant. For her, saints were not only constant companions but daily guides. “Thank God for the saints whose feast days come … Continue reading

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Pope Francis, Address to Congress

“In these times when social concerns are so important, I cannot fail to mention the Servant of God Dorothy Day, who founded the Catholic Worker movement. Her social activism, her passion for justice and for the cause of the oppressed, … Continue reading

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Welcome Pope Francis!

WELCOME, POPE FRANCIS ! “We must talk about poverty, because people insulated by their own comfort lose sight of it.” – Dorothy Day

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Send a Petition

The Dorothy Day Guild is collecting physical petitions in support of the cause for Day’s canonization. If you can, please follow the link, print out the petition, fill it out and mail it in. Petitions will become part of the … Continue reading

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God’s Things

“Thank God for turtles in backyards, For smell of horses and the wagon load of celery, For scrubbed sweet potatoes Baking in a push cart oven, For the smell of charcoal on a dull fall day. For chestnuts, too, and … Continue reading

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