I have been reading Fr. Bouyer’s Life of Newman for some months now and have gotten to the part where…
Summary: An anniversary column reaffirming Peter Maurin as the founder and their trial and error approach to meet his ideals. Says they are a community of “wounded ones” and are not complacent about accomplishments. Appreciates a day of recollection. Describes their new farm at Tivoli and plans for retreats that will send forth others “to speak truth to power.” (DDLW #815). The Catholic Worker, May 1964, 2, 8.
Summary: Homey tales of a winter visit to her daughter, the story of two old guests, and their upcoming move to a new farm. Sums up their work as the works of mercy and the works of study. (DDLW #811). The Catholic Worker, January 1964, 2, 8.
Summary: Stays with newly forming community of families while on a speaking trip to England and recalls Peter Maurin’s agronomic vision and support for the family farm. (DDLW #809). The Catholic Worker, November 1963, 1, 6.
Summary: Admits that it is a struggle to reconcile personal goals and life in community, especially on the land. Says there are many ways to get away from the city. Keywords: farming communes (DDLW #650). The Catholic Worker, May 1953, 2.
Summary: Relishes the antics of her grandchildren and the signs of early Spring at Peter Maurin farm. “Even the senses rejoice in the beauty of God.” (DDLW #645). The Catholic Worker, March 1953, 1, 8.
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.