Summary: Writing on the feast of St. Joseph, she focuses her appeal around Peter Maurin’s call for a philosophy of work and gives examples of “faint beginnings” that illustrate his ideas. (DDLW #802). The Catholic Worker, April 1963, 2.
Summary: Says they are “broke again and are beggars.” Lists their expenses and improvements that were needed in city and farm on Staten Island. Recalls Saints Paul, Joseph (“the householder”), Francis, and Therese. (DDLW #772). The Catholic Worker, October 1960, 2.
Summary: After cataloging the “little miracles” of gifts that arrive just in time–blankets, food, clothes, offer of a moose–she asks for bill money. She rejects business approaches to fund raising and says their method comes from the gospel and the “importunity” suggested. They trust they will receive. (DDLW #937: The Catholic Worker, Feb 1934, page 4)