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On hearing the passion three times

This past weekend I had the opportunity to hear the Passion read three different times.  My pastor was in a car accident a couple weeks ago and is laid up for Holy Week.  826 more words

David Cruz-Uribe

An Embarrassing Hero

I saw Dorothy Day at a Mass one afternoon. She sat in a front pew with her head bowed in prayer. I had the same contradictory reaction to her that I do now, forty years later. 423 more words

Dorothy Day

An Embarrassing Hero

I saw Dorothy Day at a Mass one afternoon. She sat in a front pew with her head bowed in prayer. I had the same contradictory reaction to her that I do now, forty years later. 416 more words

Poverty And Justice

Bread

“I never expected much of the bishops, in all history, popes and bishops and abbots seem to have been blind and power-loving and greedy. I never expected leadership from them.

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Cloud Of Witnesses

Heart Check

As I was spending time with God this morning, I came across this quote by Dorothy Day “I really only love God as much as I love the person I love the least.” Talk about an unexpected interruption to the flow of my morning. 341 more words

Love

March 7, 2015: I should be reading more cheerful books.

Saturday, March 7, 2015  10 a.m.  sunny, still cold – fresh as a daisy? Not sure when I last felt fresh as a daisy – last night, Christine called me to let me know that the Friday night speaker was a friend of Cathy – she told me, Mary Hagan had told her – French Christine is a telephone person – loves talking on the phone, has this annoying call waiting, caller ID – Time Warner, also basic cable and now internet access though she does not have a computer. 913 more words

Old And Older

Richard Sahn: Life Lessons from Dorothy Day

In 1933 Dorothy Day, a progressive journalist and Catholic convert, and Peter Maurin, a French peasant and philosopher, founded an anarchist-pacifist movement and newspaper they called the “Catholic Worker.” The paper was meant to be the Christian answer to the Communist Party paper, “The Daily Worker.” Not affiliated with the Catholic Church, the movement aimed to follow the Christian gospels by promoting peace—nationally and internationally—and serving the poor and homeless. 1,003 more words

Social Justice