Dorothy Day

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Reframing Our Limitations

We're impatient with the pandemic and the limits it has placed on our lives. We cannot do as many face-to-face volunteer and justice-seeking activities as we would like. But we can pray.
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Blessed by Strong Women

March is Women’s History Month. From the early suffragists to Dorothy Day to Sister Joan Chittister, you can see a direct line of empowered women intrepidly making the world a better place.
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To the Loud, the Soft-Spoken, the Quiet, and the Restless

Reflect There is diversity in the experience of womanhood. There is stillness and restlessness. There is joy amid grief. There is sacrifice, and there is life. The stories of the holy women who came before, the stories of the holy ...
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A Call for Holy Simplicity

Seeing God in every moment leads us as well to total reliance on God in every moment. This little way to faith and trust can help us accept ourselves for who we are.
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Dorothy Day, co-founder of the Catholic Worker Movement and its newspaper, The Catholic Worker, is depicted in a stained-glass window at Our Lady of Lourdes Church in the Staten Island borough of New York. (CNS photo/Gregory A. Shemitz)

Dorothy Day: Model of Mercy

She provided a voice to the unheard. Pope Francis acknowledged that in his speech last September to the US Congress.
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Radical Hospitality

This wife and mother wanted to model her life on Dorothy Day’s. But she quickly learned that hospitality begins in the heart, not the home.
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