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Granddaughter gives new perspective on Dorothy Day

Granddaughter gives new perspective on Dorothy Day

| Bridget Ryder | March 3, 2017 | 0 Comments

For Kate Hennessy, the story of Dorothy Day is not the story of a social activist, an influential Catholic American or even a potential saint. It is, rather, the deeply personal story of her grandmother whom she knew and loved.

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‘Blowing the dynamite’ of the Catholic Church

‘Blowing the dynamite’ of the Catholic Church

| January 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

In the 1930s, during a time of economic depression and geopolitical upheaval and uncertainty, Catholic Worker movement co-founder Peter Maurin wrote a collection of “Easy Essays” to help people understand and live Catholic teaching in the social and political sphere.

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