Catholic Worker

Thumbnail foot washing the crux Mary Ann O’Connor, foot washer

Mary Ann O’Connor, 69, is a cradle Catholic and the oldest of seven children. She was born in Santa Monica, grew up in the San Fernando Valley...

Thumbnail shutterstock 399720040 Seven bishops, one abbot, and a psychiatrist dialogue with peace activists

During the recent U.S. Catholic bishops’ fall assembly in Baltimore, several bishops and one abbot, gathered with about 25 peace activists – myself...

Thumbnail dorothy day The duty of delight: The Diaries of Dorothy Day

On the feast of the Immaculate Conception in 1932, Dorothy Day visited the National Shrine and prayed that “some way would be opened for me to work...