News and Events

Cause Moves Forward with Eyewitnesses
The Dorothy Day Guild is grateful to all over the last busy months who have submitted names of eyewitnesses — people they believe had a firsthand experience of Dorothy Day. The goal is to construct as closely as possible, given the passage of time, a 360 degree view of Day’s life. Of the 256 names received, 52 have been selected for interviews. These will be conducted and transcribed as part of the Archdiocesan Inquiry to begin in 2016.

Dorothy Day Mass at the Cathedral
New York City’s newly renovated St. Patrick’s Cathedral welcomes all to the celebration of a monthly Mass for Dorothy Day in Our Lady’s Chapel.  Second Saturday of every month, 9 am; 5th Avenue (50 – 51 Streets).

Past Events:

Conference on Dorothy Day and the Church
The University of St. Francis in Fort Wayne, Indiana, hosted a conference, Dorothy Day and the Church: Past, Present, and Future, May 13 – 15, 2015 that explored Dorothy Day’s life, legacy, and contemporary significance for the Church.  Guild members Robert Ellsberg and Martha Hennessy were among the many presenters.  To learn more, see:  Conference Recalls Day as Model for Catholic Action.

A Saint For Our Time
St. Thomas University in Miami, Florida, held a conference on March 7 – 8, 2014, titled Dorothy Day:  A Saint For Our Time.  Through major addresses, formal papers, and “round table discussions,” the conference explored those aspects of her life that have brought her to the threshold of sainthood.  Guild Executive Committee member Geoffrey B. Gneuhs provided us with a report from the conference.