“With the passing years, I have come to see our work of hospitality at the Catholic Worker – this doing the works of mercy – as an ever-available antidote to despair, a practical pushback against the mercilessness of the day. A welcoming cup of coffee and pot of soup are tools for defying the trench mentality that sets in when belief in goodness wanes.” Claire Schaeffer-Duffy, a member of SS. Francis and Therese Catholic Worker in Worcester, Massachusetts, reflects on the Works of Mercy in a talk she gave at the 2022 Catholic Worker Gathering.
A personal note from Jim Allaire about the new look for CatholicWorker.org, and the future of the website.
Here are some key articles by Dorothy Day on the theme of the Catholic Worker’s “Aims and Purposes.”
A collection of tributes to longtime Catholic Worker and Catholic peace activist Tom Cornell, who died on August 1, 2022, at the age of 88.
Various articles by Dorothy Day on the themes of war, pacifism, and the Catholic Worker positions on making peace.
A prayer for the canonization of Dorothy Day and a prayer for her intercession.
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A timeline of the life of Dorothy Day cin the context of the history of the Catholic Church, the Catholic Worker Movement, and the world. Created by Dr. Elizabeth Hinson-Hasty.