Dorothy Day: In My Own Words

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Liguori Publications, 2003 - Biography & Autobiography - 118 pages
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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.

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Day was widely known as the founder of the Catholic Worker movement.

Phyllis Zagano, Ph.D., is a world leader in the movement to ordain women deacons in the Catholic Church. She is the author of many books and articles and has received awards from the Religion Newswriters Association, the Catholic Press Association, the Paulist Center in Boston, and Voice of the Faithful. She is senior research associate-in-residence and adjunct professor of religion at Hofstra University in Long Island, New York, and writes a regular column that appears in the National Catholic Reporter.

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