WEDNESDAY WORD OF WISDOM. Art Provided By Elizabeth Catlett

"The biggest mistake sometimes is to play things very safe in this life and end up being moral failures."   Dorothy Day, social activist, journalist, 1897-1980Reclining Woman. cast stone, 1958.  Elizabeth Catlett, 1919-2012...more
Judaye, I love Dorothy Day!    A story is told of Dorothy Day that she was walking with someone ...more

Saints - then and now - in and outside of the church

The idea of sainthood has been on my mind all week. I remember sitting in the back of our Polish Roman Catholic church as a kid, reading my St Joseph's Daily Missal. This was pre-Vatican II, when the masses were still in Latin, the incense was heavy, the nuns were tyrants who must be obeyed and the priests could do no wrong. ...more

1. Amy Carmichael: 18th century Scottish Presbyterian missionary who invested her life ...more

Dorothy Day - courageous advocate for the poor

"The greatest challenge of the day is: how to bring about a revolution of the heart, a revolution which has to start with each one of us."-- Dororthy Day ...more