Arguing with Dorothy Day challenges my quest for a Christian life

Dorothy Day in 1972

 

 

 

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The Long Loneliness
by Dorothy Day
Harper & Row, 1952

Take and Read: When I first read Dorothy Day in 1987, seven years after the famous writer, activist and co-founder of the Catholic Worker movement had died, I was immediately pulled in. I had moved to Washington, D.C., and was living and working at Mary House, a shelter for pregnant women and their families. As I read about Day’s life and work, I was drawn into a long argument her with that has marked my work, my family life and my struggle to be a Christian. Continue Reading Click Here

 

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One thought on “Arguing with Dorothy Day challenges my quest for a Christian life

  1. marciasavory

    Most definitely a ‘Good Read’. Perhaps more importantly, a good woman to attempt to follow. We need Dorothy Day as much — or maybe even moreso — today as in the days she was formulating her ideas for The Catholic Worker. A saint in my mind’s (and heart’s) eye.

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