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“The biggest challenge of the day is: how to bring about a revolution of the heart, a revolution that has to start with each one of us.”
“…why the things are what they are, how the things would be if they were as they should be, and how a path can be made from the things as they are to the things as they should be.”
The diocesan phase of the Cause (“case”) for Canonization of Dorothy Day has been completed and sent off to Rome.
Cause for canonization of Dorothy Day readied for Rome:Dorothy Day: Servant of God. . .
Mass to celebrate:
St. Patrick’s Cathedral,
Dec. 8, 7:30 PM
On May 1, 1933, in the depths of the Great Depression, The Catholic Worker newspaper made its debut with a first issue of twenty-five hundred copies. Dorothy Day and a few others hawked the paper in Union Square for a penny a copy (still the price) to passersby.
Today 187 Catholic Worker communities remain committed to nonviolence, voluntary poverty, prayer, and hospitality for the homeless, exiled, hungry, and forsaken. Catholic Workers continue to protest injustice, war, racism, and violence of all forms.
Explore the life and writings of Dorothy Day and Peter Maurin.
Discover what Catholic Worker communities worldwide are doing today to fulfill Dorothy and Peter’s vision. It is a fascinating story.
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