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Dorothy Day and the Catholic worker

a bibliography and index

by Anne Klejment

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Published by Garland in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Day, Dorothy, 1897-1980 -- Bibliography.,
  • Catholic worker -- Bibliography.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes indexes.

    Other titlesCatholic worker.
    StatementAnne Klejment, Alice Klejment.
    SeriesGarland reference library of social science ;, vol. 207, Garland reference library of social science ;, v. 207.
    ContributionsDay, Dorothy, 1897-1980., Klejment, Alice, 1918-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsZ8219.79 .K58 1986, BX4705.D283 .K58 1986
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxvi, 412 p. :
    Number of Pages412
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3187087M
    ISBN 100824090454
    LC Control Number83048221

      In fact, Dorothy Day: Dissenting Voice of the American Century opens with Day’s final arrest, at for protesting on behalf of a farmworkers strike. Day, a Catholic convert currently being considered by the Roman Catholic Church for canonization, died five years later at a Worker . Dorothy Day Dorothy Day, founder of the Catholic Worker movement, was born in Brooklyn, New York, November 8, After surviving the San Francisco earthquake in , the Day family moved into a flat in Chicago's South Side. It was a big step down in the world made necessary because John Day was out of work.

    This book is essential reading for understanding the legacy behind the Catholic Worker Movement. The founders of the movement, Dorothy Day and Peter Maurin met during the Great Depression in Their collaboration sparked something in the Church that has been both an inspiration and a reproach to American Catholicism. Dorothy Day is already a cultural icon.5/5(1). Dorothy Day, patron of the Catholic Worker movement, was born in Brooklyn, on New York, November 8, After surviving the San Francisco earthquake in , the Day family moved into a tenement flat in Chicago’s South Side.

    By (author) Dorothy Day Dorothy Day was born in in Brooklyn on November 8, , and died in New York City on Novem She is most known for establishing the Catholic Worker movement and devoting her life to helping and fighting for the poor. She also served as the editor of the Catholic Worker newspaper from to In Dorothy allowed Jon Erikson to bring his camera into the house for a book by Viking with text by Robert Coles, A Spectacle unto the Word: The Catholic Worker Movement. There are only three.


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Dorothy Day and the Catholic worker by Anne Klejment Download PDF EPUB FB2

A complete set of Dorothy Day's articles that appeared in The Catholic Worker newspaper from its beginnings in until her death in In all, documents. The text of four books: The Eleventh Virgin (), From Union Square to Rome (), House of Hospitality (), and On Pilgrimage ().

Selected articles from other publications. Dorothy Day was born in in Brooklyn on November 8,and died in New York City on Novem She is most known for establishing the Catholic Worker movement and devoting her life to helping and fighting for the poor.

She also served as the editor of the Catholic Worker newspaper from to /5(9). Dorothy Day, second from left, looks over books in the library of a “hospitality house” run by her Catholic Worker Movement in The houses Day Author: Samantha Power. The vision of Dorothy Day lives on in The Catholic Worker newspaper that has been continually published since Dorothy was a journalist all her adult life, and she lived through and commented on the central events of the twentieth century: wars, economic depression, class struggle, the nuclear threat, and the civil rights movement.

The author's infatuation with Dorothy Day, the spiritual mother of the Catholic left, is evident in her conclusions about Day. This book is deeply flawed, like most of the books written on Day by friends and co-workers. For a thoroughly researched book, see Carol Byrne's "The Catholic Worker Movement (): A Critical Analysis" ( Cited by:   Dorothy Day was a writer and editor who founded the Catholic Worker, a penny newspaper that grew into a voice for the poor during the Great Depression.

As the driving force in what became a movement, Day's unwavering advocacy for charity and pacifism made her controversial at. The book provides details of how Day shared public platforms with high profile Communists including Elizabeth Gurley Flynn, a paid official of the CPUSA (and later its first woman Chairman), took an active part in an array of Communist-led strikes during the s and ‘40s and used her newspaper, the Catholic Worker (CW), of which she was.

But Dorothy Day was always equal parts “Catholic” and “worker.” Many followers of the Pope found her politics inconvenient and offensive; many leftists thought her faith oppressive and absurd.

Who Was Dorothy Day. Intrigued by the Catholic faith for years, Dorothy Day converted in Inshe co-founded The Catholic Worker, a newspaper promoting Catholic teachings that became Born:   On May Day2, copies of The Catholic Worker were published, and soon the two were housing the homeless. They didn't register as.

Kate Hennessy drew from family letters, diaries and memories in writing Dorothy Day, a biography of her late grandmother. Day founded the Catholic Worker Movement and is now a.

Compelling and prophetic, Dorothy Day is one of the most enduring icons of American Catholicism. In the depths of the Great Depression and guided by the Works of Mercy, Day, a journalist at the time, published a newspaper, the Catholic Worker, and co-founded a movement dedicated to the poorest of the poor, while living with them and sharing their poverty.5/5.

The Catholic Worker movement was founded in by Peter Maurin and Dorothy Day in New York City to implement the teachings of the Gospels and Catholic social teaching, especially as presented in the social encyclicals.

The first project of Peter and Dorothy was the foundation of the Catholic Worker. Martha Hennessy sits in a library adjacent to the Maryhouse chapel in New York, where the wake for her grandmother, Dorothy Day, was held in Photos of Day and other Catholic.

Fifty years ago, Dorothy Day sold the first issue of the Catholic Worker in New York, and one of the most remarkable newspapers in American history was born. It advocated something revolutionary for America: the union of Catholicism with a passionate concern for social justice and with personal activism.

Today, the Catholic Worker, still a monthly with somesubscribers, remains a. Much that Kate Hennessy relates about her grandmother’s early life and the triumphs and travails of the Catholic Worker movement will be familiar to longtime readers of the monthly Catholic Worker newspaper and the many books by and about Dorothy Day.

But at each stage Hennessy adds fresh episodes, details, and anecdotes, invaluable for. A more critical book focusing on Dorothy Day's life is "The Catholic Worker Movement, -A Critical Analysis " by Carol Byrne in Carol Byrne 3 years 6 months ago.

Mark and Louise Zwick, in their recent book on Dorothy Day and the origins of the Catholic Worker movement, explain why the answer is yes. By Paul Likoudis Thirty years ago, if I were asked if Dorothy Day, a co-founder of the Catholic Worker newspaper and hospitality houses, was a saint, I would have responded, most likely, "she's a communist.

Dorothy Day, American journalist and Roman Catholic reformer, cofounder of the Catholic Worker newspaper, and an important lay leader in its associated activist movement, the Catholic Worker Movement. Learn more about Dorothy Day’s life and legacy with this article. InDorothy Day, a journalist, bohemian socialist, and recent convert to Catholicism, met the French-born Peter Maurin.

Maurin became Day's spiritual mentor. They collaborated in seeking ways to live the biblical injunctions to feed the hungry, clothe the naked, and to seek justice and peace through the founding of the Catholic Worker : Ted Bergfelt.

Dorothy Day, the co-founder of the Catholic Worker newspaper, was an American journalist, Catholic activist and reformer. Born on November 8, in New York City to Episcopalian parents, Day became a lay leader in the Catholic Worker Movement and referred to herself as an anarchist.

Day died on Novem in the city of her birth. Dorothy Day and the Catholic Worker examines Dorothy Day’s vital role as editor, publisher, and chief writer—the person who guided the paper’s content and tone—until her death in at the age of A devout Catholic, Dorothy Day never criticized the Church’s teachings—only its failure to live up to : BOOKS AND UNPUBLISHED DISSERTATIONS ON DOROTHY DAY AND THE CATHOLIC WORKER MOVEMENT: A SELECT LIST.

Works marked with an * are based on research in the Dorothy Day-Catholic Worker Collection. *Allaire, James, and Rosemary Broughton. Praying with Dorothy Day. Winona, MN: Saint Mary's Press, Anderson, Marjorie Sharon.