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Dorothy Day

Dorothy Day was a journalist and activist who cofounded the Catholic Worker Movement in 1933. Dedicated to social justice and “works of mercy,” the movement continues to provide hospitality houses for people in need. Day died in New York City in 1980.

— From April 2019
The Dog-Eared Page

Poverty And Precarity

We need always to be thinking and writing about poverty, for if we are not among its victims its reality fades from us. We must talk about poverty, because people insulated by their own comfort lose sight of it.

April 2019
The Dog-Eared Page

A Question Of Comfort

One gets used to ugliness so quickly. What we avert our eyes from one day is easily borne the next when we have learned a little more about love. Nurses know this, and so do mothers.

October 2014
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