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Helping the Homeless is Everyone’s Responsibility

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Dorothy Day

“Me, you, everyone – should take care of them.”

In the early Church caring for the homeless was everyone’s responsibility, maybe it still is. Rick Hampson writes about the American Catholic radical, Servant of God Dorothy Day, and the idea of personalism in USA Today here: Helping the Homeless is Everyone’s Responsibility

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The Anniversary of the Death of Servant of God Dorothy Day

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Dorothy Day

Servant of God Dorothy Day died on November 29th, 1980 in Maryhouse, the original Catholic Worker in downtown New York. In this essay Claire Fyrqvist writes about her life. Read the essay, prayers for Day’s canonization, and photos after the jump:

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TCC Video: The Life of Dorothy Day

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Works of Mercy

Yesterday was the 83rd anniversary of The Catholic Worker and the Feast of St. Joseph the Worker.  Learn more about The Catholic Worker and its founder, Servant of God Dorothy Day, from this short PBS film. Watch it after the jump:

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