Summary: Says the Catholic Worker is a school where volunteers can learn their vocation and to overcome fear. Notes prisoners of conscience, being jailed eleven times, visiting prisoners, and the witness of the Little Sisters of the Poor. Keywords: prison (DDLW #548). The Catholic Worker, March-April 1975, 2, 8.
Summary: Reflects on her recent reading–about priests witnessing in prison, especially the Berrigan brothers whom she admires. Comments also on essays about the Civil War and the freedom struggle of blacks. (DDLW #891). The Catholic Worker, December 1968, pp. 2,7
Summary: Reflections on some Catholic Workers being jailed for civil disobedience, visiting the prisoner, and the folly of the cross. Recalls the death of the Rosenbergs and notes new evidence that is surfacing. Includes notes from a visit to her daughter and grandchildren in Vermont. Says the arms race is insanity. Keywords: anarchy, prison, civil rights (DDLW #840). The Catholic Worker, June 1966, 2, 6, 8.
Summary: Focuses on drug addiction which she first encountered in prison. Attends a performance of the play “The Connection” about drug addicts. Lauds the play and reiterates Peter’s vision of building a society where it is easier to be good. Says we cannot change people. (DDLW #766). The Catholic Worker, July-August 1960, 2, 7.
Summary: Describes the deportation to Spain of Francisco Fernandez from a Federal prison. Lauds his dedication to human freedom, protest against the state, and decries all totalitarian regimes. (DDLW #918). The Catholic Worker, April 1955, 3, 7
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