Our mission in the spirit of dorothy day, the youngstown catholic worker is a community, founded on personal relationships, committed to learning and living the gospel of love through hospitality and peaceful resistance to injustice the dorothy day house of hospitality opened its doors on november 22, 2009. Join emmanuel college on 4/22/18 for the dorothy day lecture featuring razia jan, a fearless advocate for girls and women in her native afghanistan. Discover dorothy day famous and rare quotes share dorothy day quotations about community, christ and heart people say, what is the sense of our. Dorothy day was an activist who worked for such social causes as pacifism and women's suffrage through the prism of the catholic church intrigued by the catholic faith for years, dorothy day converted in 1927 in 1933, she co-founded the catholic worker, a newspaper promoting catholic teachings. The dorothy day 2015 conference titled dorothy day and the church: past, present, and future (may 13-15, 2015) will be held at the university of saint francis. Quotes about day  no force could sway her no fear could stop her promotional tagline for entertaining angels : the dorothy day story (1996) the title refers to the practice endorsed in the early christian teachings of paul of tarsus, of treating strangers as angels or visiting emissaries of royalty or divinity, as in hebrews 13:2 : be not.
Dorothy day guild, ny 23k likes the dorothy day guild, founded in 2005 in the archdiocese of new york, is charged with forwarding her recognition as a. Dorothy day was a woman passionately committed to the truth about the dignity of the human person and to justice for the cause of the oppressed. On thursday, in his speech to congress, pope francis praised dorothy day -- along with abraham lincoln, martin luther king jr, and thomas merton -- as one of four representatives of the american people whom he admired pope francis was probably the first pope to mention day's name in public it.
Dorothy day was born in brooklyn, new york on november 8, 1897, the third child of grace and john day her nominally religious family moved to the san franciso bay area and then to chicago where she was baptized in the episcopal church. Dorothy day hospitality house feeding the hungry and sheltering the homeless in the danbury ct area since 1982. Visit amazoncom's dorothy day page and shop for all dorothy day books check out pictures, bibliography, and biography of dorothy day.
If dorothy day is ever canonized, she will be the patron saint not only of homeless people and those who try to care for them, but also of people who lose their temper if dorothy day is ever canonized, the record of who she was, what she was like, and what she did is too complete and accessible for. The leading center for scholarly reflection within the catholic intellectual and moral tradition. Dorothy day inside the worker office at 175 christie st in new york city in 1965. The dorothy day outreach center, created in 1981, is a volunteer-based agency on the saint francis university campus in loretto that strives to live out franciscan values by following in the footsteps of its namesake, dorothy day.
Dorothy day: don't call me a saint is the first full-length documentary on dorothy day by claudia larson please visit for mor. Dorothy day, is a modern catholic saint in the tradition of st francis her book is an absorbingly well-written series of pictures of her work and that of those she has gathered around her connection with the catholic worker, its hospitality house and its community farm i rejoice with the new. Servant of god dorothy day was a benedictine oblate of st procopius abbey her cause of canonization is being promoted by the archdiocese of new york (see here) in her diary she wrote of a visit to our abbey in 1940: monday, november 11, 1940. Pope francis’s praise for the pacifist founder of the catholic worker movement was among the most quietly radical lines of his speech.
Dorothy day took seriously christ's command to be responsible for our neighborshe was a fool for christ's sake: her boss was the individual on the street who was forgotten by society, the one we see each day, the.
Contents thirty-six articles written in 1916-1917 for the socialist paper the new york call a complete set of dorothy day's articles that appeared in the catholic worker newspaper from its beginnings in 1933 until her death in 1980 in all, 721 documents the text of four books: the eleventh virgin (1924), from union square to rome (1938). This article is within the scope of wikiproject biography, a collaborative effort to create, develop and organize wikipedia's articles about peopleall interested editors are invited to join the project and contribute to the discussionfor instructions on how to use this banner, please refer to the documentation c this article has been rated as c-class. Profile of journalist, socialist and catholic convert dorothy day with biographical facts, historical events and dorothy day's married life.