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On Pilgrimage – May 1946

Summary: Reaffirms doing the works of mercy–“It is our program, our rule of life.”–and voluntary poverty. Asks us to “consider our daily occupation in the light of a work of mercy.” Recommends The Snake Pit, a book about conditions in mental hospitals. Extols gardening. (The Catholic Worker, May 1946, 2.DDLW #424).