Dorothy Day and Peter Maurin are credited with founding the Catholic Worker. However, a number of other Catholic Workers also deeply influenced the movement. Click through to learn more about each person.

Dorothy Day

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Dorothy Day (November 8, 1897 – November 29, 1980) was co-founder of the Catholic Worker Movement along with Peter Maurin. A writer and journalist by trade, she and Maurin founded…
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Peter Maurin

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After her conversion to Catholicism, Dorothy Day struggled to reconcile the activism of her young adulthood with her newfound faith. The situation came to a head in early December 1932…
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