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On Pilgrimage (November)

Summary: An essay and meditation about love in its many forms, human and divine. Quotes scripture, saints, secular writers, and especially Soloviev on love. Concludes that the Catholic Worker is ” still trying to work out a theory of love, a study of the problem of love so that the revolution of love instead of that of hate may come about and we will have a new heaven and a new earth wherein justice dwelleth.” Includes a poem whose theme is dying and rising. Deeply personal account of being with her dying mother.Includes prayers and meditations on death and dying. Prays to the Little Flower for her mother. Evidence of answered prayer came in a variety of roses from different sources. (DDLW #485: Date missing)

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Review of ‘Autobiography of St. Therese of Lisieux’

Summary: Comments on a new translation of St. Therese’s autobiography and the controversy over certain passages. Says she has had a “constant reading about and thinking about Therese these last ten years.” (DDLW #743: The Catholic Worker, September 1958, page 4.)