The Long Loneliness

The Long Loneliness Author Dorothy Day
ISBN-10 9780062796677
Year 2017-06-27
Pages 304
Language en
Publisher HarperCollins
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A compelling autobiographical testament to the spiritual pilgrimage of a woman who, in her own words, dedicated herself "to bring[ing] about the kind of society where it is easier to be good.''

The Long Loneliness

The Long Loneliness Author Dorothy Day
ISBN-10 9780060617516
Year 1996-12-06
Pages 304
Language en
Publisher Harper Collins
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A compelling autobiographical testament to the spiritual pilgrimage of a woman who, in her own words, dedicated herself "to bring[ing] about the kind of society where it is easier to be good.''

The Long Loneliness

The Long Loneliness Author Dorothy Day
ISBN-10 0060617519
Year 1996-12-06
Pages 304
Language en
Publisher Harper Collins
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A compelling autobiographical testament to the spiritual pilgrimage of a woman who, in her own words, dedicated herself "to bring[ing] about the kind of society where it is easier to be good.''

Dorothy Day

Dorothy Day Author Robert Coles
ISBN-10 0201079747
Year 1989-01-01
Pages 208
Language en
Publisher Da Capo Press
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Robert Coles first met Dorothy Day over thirty-five years ago when, as a medical student, he worked in one of her Catholic Worker soup kitchens. He remained close to this inspiring and controversial woman until her death in 1980. His book, an intellectual and psychological portrait, confronts candidly the central puzzles of her life: the sophisticated Greenwich Village novelist and reporter who converted to Catholicism; the single mother who raised her child in a most unorthodox ”family”; her struggles with sexuality, loneliness, and pride; her devout religious conservatism coupled with radical politics. This intense portrait is based on many years of conversation and correspondence, as well as tape-recorded interviews.

The Duty of Delight

The Duty of Delight Author Dorothy Day
ISBN-10 9780307888846
Year 2011-10-25
Pages 752
Language en
Publisher Image
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For almost fifty years, through her tireless service to the poor and her courageous witness for peace, Dorothy Day offered an example of the gospel in action. Now the publication of her diaries, previously sealed for twenty-five years after her death, offers a uniquely intimate portrait of her struggles and concerns. Beginning in 1934 and ending in 1980, these diaries reflect her response to the vast changes in America, the Church, and the wider world. Day experienced most of the great social movements of her time but, as these diaries reveal, even while she labored for a transformed world, she simultaneously remained grounded in everyday human life: the demands of her extended Catholic worker family; her struggles to be more patient and charitable; the discipline of prayer and worship that structured her days; her efforts to find God in all the tasks and encounters of daily life. A story of faithful striving for holiness and the radical transformation of the world, Day’s life challenges readers to imagine what it would be like to live as if the gospels were true.

Dorothy Day Selected Writings

Dorothy Day Selected Writings Author Dorothy Day
ISBN-10 0232526087
Year 2005
Pages 371
Language en
Publisher Gardners Books
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Dorothy Day was co-founder of the Catholic Worker movement, and one of the most challenging and inspiring figures of recent history.In her lifelong option for the poor and her unstinting devotion to active nonviolence, Day fashioned a new face for the gospel in our time. In 2000 the Vatican recognized her cause for canonization, and she was officially termed ‘Servant of God.’ Dorothy Day: Selected Writings is recognized as the essential and authoritative guide to her life and work. The writings collected here reflect her spirit: meditative, ironical, combative, filled with love for the Catholic Worker family, and suffused with her special sense of the ‘holy sublimity of the everyday'.

Dorothy Day

Dorothy Day Author Dorothy Day
ISBN-10 0764809261
Year 2003
Pages 118
Language en
Publisher
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A twentieth-century Catholic activist, founder of the Catholic Worker movement and its newspaper, "The Catholic Worker," and candidate for Sainthood are just a few descriptions of Dorothy Day. In this volume, Phyllis Zagano has compiled and arranged long and short selections from Dorothy Day's own writings which reflect her gospel-based spirituality. In addition, "Dorothy Day: In My Own Words" is illustrated with photographs from every stage of Dorothy Day's adult life. The corporal and spiritual works of mercy are an underlying theme. "Hardcover"

Peter Maurin

Peter Maurin Author Dorothy Day
ISBN-10 1570755507
Year 2004
Pages 187
Language en
Publisher
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Dorothy Day provides the most complete intimate portrait of the man she called an Apostle to the world. Maurin emerges as a true saint and prophet who offers an instructive and healing challenge for our time.

House of Hospitality

House of Hospitality Author Dorothy Day
ISBN-10 9781612783758
Year 2015-02-02
Pages 288
Language en
Publisher Our Sunday Visitor
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"A great many of these notes were not written for publication, but for my own self in moments of trouble and in moments of peace and joy." Dorothy Day's reflections-written on the fly over five hectic years-reveal not only the beginnings of the Catholic Worker Movement, but the mind of a heroic woman as she responds to the demands of faith. Now back in print after seventy-five years, House of Hospitality is packed with stories of sacrifice and kindness, strikes and protests, hunger and soup lines, the rough reality of tenement life, and the foul odor of poverty. "I do penance through my nose continually," Dorothy wrote. And yet, as she said, "Our lives are made up of little miracles day by day." Dorothy Day and her fellow workers were "poor for the poor," as Pope Francis has exhorted, and the early years of this Gospel-driven moment have much to teach us about how we can live, today, with a heart for others. "Love and ever more love," Dorothy said, "is the only solution to every problem that comes up."