Catholic Worker

Thumbnail dorothy day credit gobonobo wikimedia commons An extraordinary book

Dorothy Day is alleged to have said: Don’t call me a saint; I don’t want to be dismissed that easily! A new biography by her granddaughter Kate...

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Thumbnail 1 42 Anti-War Stations of the Cross timely

Good Friday, Downtown Los Angeles, April 14: “Our journey begins here at the Federal Building, a symbol of the government of the United States....

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Thumbnail dorothy day Has political discourse closed Catholics off to social justice?

Dorothy Day, the co-founder of the Catholic Worker movement and one of the most well-known American Catholics in our nation’s relatively short...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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