Summary: Poetically expresses the essential charism of the Catholic Worker Movement–poverty, community, and love found in eucharistic companionship. [Note: this text became the Postscript of her autobiography The Long Loneliness. (DDLW #867).
Summary: Updates readers about recent events in her daughter’s family. Decries the disbanding of a multi-national and interracial fraternal association because of its Communist connections. Says they oppose “atheistic communism,” not economic communism based on mutual aid. (The Catholic Worker, February 1952, 4. DDLW #629).
Summary: Eight excerpts from The Long Loneliness around the themes of community and work as envisioned by Peter Maurin: the meaning of liturgy in revolutionary times; Peter Maurin’s vision of community in farming communes; a community of families as a lay form of religious life; mutual aid and giving to increase love; Peter’s emphasis on work over wages and ownership; importance of a philosophy of work based on being made in the image and likeness of God; self-sufficiency in food; the difficulty of restoring community on the land. (DDLW #628). The Catholic Worker, February 1952, 3.