Saint Dorothy Day, pray for us
We need the example of this woman who tried to live the gospel in the modern world.
Contagious Spirit: Father Damien
The example of Father Damien, the new Hawaiian saint, has a young man from the mainland catching on to the Aloha way of life.
Humble piety: Sister Jeanne Jugan
The road to sainthood is difficult, but newly canonized Jeanne Jugan knew that patience would bring otherworldly success.
Let's canonize Dorothy Day
With this 1983 article Claretian Publications began a grassroots effort to promote the official declaration of Dorothy Day as a saint.
The trouble with Saint Dorothy
Can you think of a word that describes a person who devoted much of her life to being with people many of us cross the street to avoid? Who for half a century did her best to make sure they didn't go hungry or freeze on winter nights? Who went to Mass every day until her legs couldn't take her that far, at which point Communion was brought to her? Who prayed every day for friend and enemy alike, and whose prayers, some are convinced, had miraculous results? Who went to Confession every week? Who was devoted to the rosary? Who wore hand-me-downs and lived in cold-waterflats?
What I learned about justice from Dorothy Day
What kind of impact did influential Catholic reformer Dorothy Day have on those who knew her best? A friend and former colleague gives his personal perspective on the woman whom many consider the most important American Catholic of the 20th century.
Jim Forest began his association with Dorothy Day in 1961, when he moved to New York City to join the Catholic Worker community there. A recent convert to Catholicism, he had been discharged from the U.S. Navy as a conscientious objector.
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