On Pilgrimage

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A&C Black, Aug 1, 1999 - Religion - 470 pages
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This book provides an intimate look into Day's personal life as well as essential background for understanding the Catholic Worker movement, which she founded.

Day - now a candidate for beatification - is one of the most appealing of modern religious leaders. Here she reflects on the social and moral concerns of her day in the light of her faith in Christ and her experience of living the Gospel: the disenfranchised poor, the benefits of meaningful work, the significance of the family, the dangers of increasing commercialisation and secularism, the decline of moral standards, and the importance of faith.
 

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I'm rereading this diary which Day wrote over 1948. It is as inspiring as I remembered, as interesting in the details (at this point) of living the life of the poor in the country with her grown ... Read full review

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One of my heroes . . . or should I say heroin? Didn't live a perfect life, but in the end did good for others. Read full review

Contents

Foreword by Michael O Garvey
1
ON PILGRIMAGE
15
Preface
67
January
69
February
95
March
107
April
123
May
147
June
167
JulyAugust
185
September
207
October
221
November
233
December
247
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Peter Day was born in Australia and educated at Sydney and Queensland universities before moving to England. A member of the Russian Orthodox Church, he has been engaged in education and has taught at a major Roman Catholic diocesan seminary.

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