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Dorothy Day



Dorothy Day (1897–1980) was an American Catholic activist, anarchist, and journalist. Well-remembered for her peaceful protesting, she established the Catholic Worker Movement, which provided aid to the poor and homeless. She is often called the most politically radical figure in the American Catholic Church.

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The Road to Character

With the wisdom, humor, curiosity, and sharp insights that have brought millions of readers to his New York Times column and his previous bestsellers, David Brooks has consistently illuminated our daily lives in surprising and original ways.

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Pope Francis Compares Catholic Radicals Thomas Merton and Dorothy Day to Lincoln and MLK

During his speech before Congress, Pope Francis highlighted the work of four “great” Americans: Abraham Lincoln, Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., Dorothy Day and Thomas Merton.

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From Union Square to Rome

In this early autobiographical work, Dorothy Day offers the first account of her dramatic conversion. This concise and passionate work gives an account of Day’s former comrades in the radical movement of the steps that led to her to embrace Christ and the Catholic Church.

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FindCenter Quotes ImageThe greatest challenge of the day is: how to bring about a revolution of the heart, a revolution which has to start with each one of us?

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On Pilgrimage: The Sixties

This collection of Dorothy Day's On Pilgrimage columns from the 1960s is a chronicle of faith and action.

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Dorothy Day: Selected Writings

This edition of Dorothy Day: Selected Writings marks the twenty-fifth anniversary of death of one of the most challenging and inspiring figures of recent history. Dorthy Day (1897-1980) was co-founder of the Catholic Worker movement, and currently a candidate for sainthood in the Catholic Church.

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Faith and Feminism: A Holy Alliance

Why do so many women of faith have such a strong aversion to feminism? And why do so many feminists have an ardent mistrust of religion? These questions are at the heart of Helen LaKelly Hunt's illuminating look at the alliance between spiritual conviction and social action.

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FindCenter Quotes ImageWe have all known the long loneliness and we have learned that the only solution is love and that love comes with community.

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Loaves and Fishes: The Inspiring Story of the Catholic Worker Movement

Dorothy Day’s Loaves and Fishes tells the story of the movement that she cofounded in 1933, the Catholic Worker.

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The Long Loneliness: The Autobiography of the Legendary Catholic Social Activist

This inspiring and fascinating memoir, subtitled, “The Autobiography of the Legendary Catholic Social Activist,” The Long Loneliness is the late Dorothy Day’s compelling autobiographical testament to her life of social activism and her spiritual pilgrimage.

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