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Dorothy Day & the Catholic Worker Movement: Introduction

Dorothy Day's Visit to St. Procopius College

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"Dorothy Day at St. Procopius November, 1954", Benedictine University Archives

Dorothy Day was highly influenced by Fr. Chrysostom who gave a retreat at Mary Farm and then celebrated the Byzantine Liturgy with them.

Dorothy Day has been called many things:  an activist, a journalist, a radical, a bohemian, a mother, a convert, a mystic, a prophet, a faithful daughter of the Church.  After her death in 1980, historian David O’Brien famously called her “the most important, interesting, and influential figure in the history of American Catholicism.”

From: Dorothy Day Guild


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