Posts tagged "catholic workers"

Much Love to You Always, Dorothy

All the Way to Heaven: The Selected Letters of Dorothy Day; Marquette University Press (2011), $35 Reviewed by Jack Downey The acclaimed Catholic University of America professor, John Tracy Ellis, once said that you can’t be a good historian unless you enjoy reading dead people’s mail. Happily for anyone who considers herself a Dorothy Day aficionado but...

Catholic Workers Take a Stand Against Anti-Terrorism

Mary Valle: Way to go, Baltimore City Paper, for covering Viva House's rejection of the loyalty oath now demanded of United Way fundees, as directed by the USA PATRIOT act. Edward Ericson Jr. reports that a soup kitchen, which has been run since 1968 by Catholic Workers Brendan Walsh and Willa Bickham, will no longer receive the small "write-in...

Dorothy Day Day

08 December 2005 For the 25th anniversary of the death of Dorothy Day, here are two tributes. One in writing, from the editors of The New York Times, who praise Day’s “pacifism and cranky independence” as traits which survive her in the loosely-organized, but devoted, Catholic Worker’s movement, which they describe as still, truly radical,...