Summary: Emphasizes learning to work with crafts and trades to counter the evils of industrialism–to acquire a philosophy of work. Complains that clergy are too easily “bribed” by business and lauds the work of the French worker priests. (DDLW #227). The Catholic Worker, November 1946, 1, 4.
Summary: Six tender obituaries of Workers who had died the past year, each highlighting the person’s special qualities. Comments that since “There is no time with God” our prayers for the dead are as if said before their death. (The Catholic Worker, November 1946, 1, 2, 6. DDLW #225).
Summary: Reflects on how hard it is to leave the cares of the Catholic Worker as she begins a pilgrimage to other CW groups. Extols efforts at rural self-sufficiency (e.g. wool making) in St. Joseph, Minnesota, and visits friends in Minneapolis and Chicago. (The Catholic Worker, November 1946, 1, 7, 8. DDLW #226).