Dorothy Day's movement is a solid expression of traditional Catholicism, rooted in the spirituality and thought of the Church.
Edmund B. Miller
Review of Dorothy Day and the Catholic Worker Movement edited by William J. Thorn, Phillip M. Runkel and Susan Mountin
DOROTHY DAY'S CRUMBLING LEGACY
VITAL WORKS RECONSIDERED, #10
Charles Owen Rice
President Johnson was seduced by his macho superpatriotism into the morass of Vietnam, and so the war against poverty was lost too.
BUT AN IMPORTANT CATHOLIC WRITER?
John C. Cort
HOMELESSESS: A LIFE-THREATENING CONDITION
Being human means caring for others, standing up for the rights of victims of injustice, and working to make the world more just and peaceful.
Catholic Worker spirituality is situated in the biblical conviction of the poor being a profound revelation of God’s presence and grace.
A REVOLUTIONARY INFINITELY BEYOND MARX
William D. Miller
Day was a revolutionary infinitely beyond Marx, for her objective was to find the completion of meaning in the Kingdom of Heaven.
CHRIST & NEIGHBOR
Michael Harrington was an eloquent, attractive leader and lucid thinker. Even those who disagreed with him found it almost impossible not to love him.
Review of Dorothy Day by Robert Coles and Simone Weil by Robert Coles
HISTORY AS SEEN FROM A PERSONALIST VANTAGE POINT
The struggle toward voluntary poverty is a privilege and requires constant self-scrutiny, lest smugness and self-righteousness undo a decent and honorable effort.
MARITAIN’S INFLUENCE ON THE CATHOLIC WORKER MOVEMENT
Maritain and Day were of one mind on the use of private property toward the common good, and their desire to “exist with the people.”
The world is wolfish, devouring, full of evil, Silone knew — yet, good will and love are also constantly in evidence: God’s gift to us.
The resistance of American workers to communist domination of their trade unions was based on something far more solid than anti-communist hysteria.
FIFTY YEARS OF THE CATHOLIC WORKER MOVEMENT
The Works of Mercy originated in a hell-fire sermon that Jesus preached as a final summary of his teaching, a sermon reported in the 25th chapter of Matthew.
- Karl Keating