Summary: Eulogizes Gandhi as a pacifist martyr and a clear example of “divinized humanity.” Sees his death as added…
Summary: An unusual midsummer appeal for help. Notes the destitution around them and hopes the “importunity” of their request will…
Summary: Describes how a needy person, a veteran, became the recipient of clothing that was donated that very same day and comments on the way “cards and papers” are becoming necessary to establish one’s identity. (DDLW #421). The Catholic Worker, March 1946, 8.
Summary: Emphasizes the need to strive for holiness. Lists the various retreats offered on the farm and notes secular writers and books with the same message. Quotes St. Thomas who describes holiness as “the end to which one must tend.” (DDLW #418) The Catholic Worker, January 1946, 2.
Summary: An appeal for money from readers which represents bread, warmth, and shelter. Says that the poor not only need natural help but the spiritual nourishment afforded by retreats and days of recollection. (DDLW #404). The Catholic Worker, October 1944, 2.
Summary: Urgent appeal to protest the peace-time Conscription Bill before Congress. Asks readers to write their Congressmen noting that any delay will make for “clear and calm reasoning.” (DDLW #365).T he Catholic Worker, September 1940, 1
Summary: An appreciation of the carpentry labors of Mr. O’Connell at the Easton farm, his storytelling, and love of children and animals. (DDLW #362).The Catholic Worker, June 1940, 8.
Summary: Short vignette about the House of Hospitality in Seattle, a cooperative house of unemployable men, and a generous family’s little farm. (DDLW #359) The Catholic Worker, May 1940, 7.
Summary: Visiting Catholic Worker houses in Baltimore and Philadelphia, she reflects on the part everyone plays in the whole movement and feels a sense of solidarity. Notes how they suffer from the cold in New York. Tells of a visit to the headquarters of the National Maritime Union and their fine reading room. (DDLW #354T he Catholic Worker, February 1940, 1, 4.
Summary: Describes the monastery of Monte Cassino, the birthplace of the rule of St. Benedict, and its occupation by the German army. Quoting John Cardinal Newman, reflects on how often the patient work of monasteries is often undone by invaders. Notes the monastic spirit’s ability to restore itself after destruction thereby preserving tradition. (DDLW #943).The Catholic Worker, Mar 1944, p. 4, 5