Catholic Worker Houses

Catholic Worker Houses

Author: Sheila Durkin Dierks

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 1556121091

Category: Religion

Page: 114

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What is it that leads a person to voluntary poverty, hourly disruption, complete involvement witht he poor, a willingness to exist on the kindness of others? This book is a celebration of the Catholic Worker Movement fifty years after its founding; an inquiry into the lives of those who choose for a week, a year, or a lifetime to follow in the footsteps of Dorothy Day and Peter Maurin on city streetes and RFD routes. It is a celebration of guests who, in their need, enter into the Catholic Worker houses bearing their spirit, their pain, their joy, their own willingness to serve.
Catholic Worker Houses
Language: en
Pages: 114
Authors: Sheila Durkin Dierks, Patricia Powers Ladley
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 1988 - Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

What is it that leads a person to voluntary poverty, hourly disruption, complete involvement witht he poor, a willingness to exist on the kindness of others? This book is a celebration of the Catholic Worker Movement fifty years after its founding; an inquiry into the lives of those who choose
Dorothy Day and the Catholic Worker
Language: en
Pages: 240
Authors: Nancy L. Roberts
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 1984-01-01 - Publisher: SUNY Press

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 1933 America: the union of Catholicism with a passionate concern for social justice and with personal activism.
Voices from the Catholic Worker
Language: en
Pages: 597
Authors: Rosalie Riegle Troester
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 1993 - Publisher: Temple University Press

This rich oral history weaves a tapestry of memories and experience from interviews, roundtable discussions, personal memoirs, and thorough research. In the sixtieth anniversary year of the Catholic Worker, Rosalie Riegle Troester reconfirms the diversity and commitment of a movement that applies basic Christianity to social problems. Founded in 1933
Catholic Worker Daze
Language: en
Pages: 118
Authors: Betty Gifford, Bill Gifford
Categories: Family & Relationships
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008-05-09 - Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

CATHOLIC WORKER DAZE tells of Betty and Charley Giffords and Bill Giffords experiences dispensing hospitality to homeless people from 1970 to 1985. Inspired by Dorothy Day and Peter Maurin and the Catholic Worker Movement that started in New York City in 1933, the Giffords began their ministry slowly, taking in
The Catholic Worker Movement
Language: en
Pages: 358
Authors: Mark Zwick, Louise Zwick
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005 - Publisher: Paulist Press

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 1932. Their collaboration sparked something in the Church that has been both an inspiration and a reproach to American Catholicism.