bibliography on Peter Maurin, Dorothy Day, and the Catholic Worker

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Other titlesThe Catholic worker.
Statementcompiled by Alex Avitabile ; with the assistance of Libby Avitabile and Lisa Marino.
ContributionsDay, Dorothy, 1897-1980., Maurin, Peter, 1877-1949.
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Get this from a library. A bibliography on Peter Maurin, Dorothy Day, and the Catholic Worker. [Alex Avitabile] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library. Create. Peter Maurin: Social Visionary "I want a change, and a radical change.

I want a change from an acquisitive society to a functional society, from a society of go-getters to a society of go-givers." This section is devoted to the life and thought of Peter Maurin who co-founded The Catholic Worker Movement with Dorothy Day in   The person who created the Catholic Worker philosophy, and in partnership with Dorothy Day, lived the vision of the Catholic Worker movement, is Peter Maurin.

Peter Maurin taught Dorothy Day not everything she knew, but just about everything. They met inPeter having been sent to Dorothy Day by George Schuster of Commonweal magazine. Biography of Peter Maurin. Peter Maurin: Co-Founder of the Catholic Worker movement by Jim Forest. This essay by Jim Forest on Peter Maurin was written for The Encyclopedia of American Catholic History to be published by the Liturgical Press.

Jim Forest, once a managing editor of The Catholic Worker, is the author of Love is the Measure: a Biography of Dorothy Day; and Living With. The book contains many details about her early life, conversion, and her work with Peter Maurin establishing The Catholic Worker movement including the renowned newspaper and houses of hospitality.

Her pro-labor and anti-war activities are also s: Peter said, "In the Catholic Worker we must try to have the voluntary poverty of St.

Francis, the charity of St. Vincent de Paul, the intellectual approach of St. Dominic, the easy conversations about things that matter of St.

Philip Neri, the manual labor of St. Benedict." As Peter talked he. Series: Box: Folder: Folder Title: W 1: 1: Avitabile, Alex, S.J.

A Bibliography on Peter Maurin, Dorothy Day and the Catholic Worker, (supplements: No. Again with Peter Maurin's influence, Day and her supporters opened soup kitchens in New York City. The feeding of the poor continued for years, and the Catholic Worker also opened "houses of hospitality" offering places to stay for the homeless.

For years the Catholic Worker also operated a communal farm near Easton, Pennsylvania. Thereafter a note was pinned to his suit: ‘I am Peter Maurin, founder of the Catholic Worker movement.’ Bibliography Peter Maurin, Easy Essays, (Chicago, Franciscan Herald, ); Dorothy Day, The Long Loneliness, (New York, Harper and Row, ); Marc H.

Ellis, Peter Maurin: Prophet in the Twentieth Century, (New York, Paulist, ). Ever since Dorothy Day and Bibliography on Peter Maurin Maurin founded the Catholic Worker Movement (CWM) inthe subject of its being a Communist front has become the elephant in the room – something of which CWM aficionados are inwardly aware but which they all agree to outwardly ignore.

Dorothy Day—Communist or Catholic. Dorothy Day was never a Roman Catholic Communist. She was a Roman Catholic “Encyclicist” who accepted Catholic social encyclicals which fiercely criticized industrial capitalism and defended the dignity and rights of workers.

Peter Maurin said the goal of the Catholic Worker was to “make the. Their work was inspired by the cofounders of the Catholic Workers: Peter Maurin, a Catholic radical from France, and Dorothy Day.

One long-time Catholic Worker joked about Day to. Francis Sicius has taken Dorothy’s unpublished manu-script for a book about Peter Maurin, edited it, and presented it with his own introductions and commentary in each chapter in the book Peter Maurin: Apostle to the World by Dorothy Day with Francis J.

Sicius (Orbis Books, ). This is a very worthwhile, even remarkable, book. Day and Maurin sent the Catholic Worker to parishes and priests around the country, and it soon had a circulation of a hundred thousand.

They published the paper monthly, and it became a. Francis J. Sicius presents Dorothy Day's biography of Peter Maurin. Peter Maurin was the co-founder of The Catholic Worker movement and the biggest proponent of back-to-the-land movements within The Catholic Worker movement.

Sicius edits and comments upon Day's biography throughout this work. The result is a remarkably fluid and enjoyable /5. Day, Dorothy, Peter Maurin: Apostle to the World (Orbis Books, ).

The Catholic Worker Movement began in in New York City as an attempt to embody Leo XIII’s call in Rerum Novarum to put the social principles of the Church into action in the bleak social conditions following the rise of industrialism.

Dorothy Day said he was, "a genius, a saint, an agitator, a writer, a lecturer, a poor man and a shabby tramp." Mark and Louise Zwick's thorough research into the Catholic Worker Movement reveals who influenced Peter Maurin and Dorothy Day and how the influence materialized into Reviews:   Thanks to The Catholic Worker,to Dorothy Day,The Long Loneliness, Harper and Row,to Marc Ellis, Peter Maurin, Paulist Press,to Peter Maurin, Easy Essays, Franciscan Herald Press,to John J.

Mitchell,Critical Voices in American Catholic Economic Thought, Paulist, Press,to Arthur Sheehan, Peter Maurin: Gay.

Dorothy Day's longstanding desire to publish a biography of Peter Maurin has at last borne fruit through the work of Francis J. Sicius, who served both as editor and co-author of the present study.

Dorothy had begun her Maurin biography by and completed the rough manuscript injust two years before Maurin's s: 3. With co-founder Peter Maurin, Dorothy Day in set up the Catholic Worker Movement, the Catholic Worker newspaper and the first of a series of emergency shelters for the poorest of the poor of the Depression-ravaged streets of New York City.

Over the next nearly 50 years, Day would become an activist and gadfly to the rich and powerful, and she remains a paradox for many Catholics 40 years.

Dorothy Day (November 8, – Novem ) was an American journalist, social activist and anarchist who, after a bohemian youth, became a Catholic Christian without in any way abandoning her social and anarchist activism.

She was perhaps the best-known political radical in the American Catholic Church. Day's conversion is described in her autobiography, The Long Loneliness. Founded in by activists Dorothy Day and Peter Maurin, the Catholic Worker Movement served to unite practitioners of neo-Thomism and became a principal centre for Christian pacifism in the United States.

Harrington became a member in and served as the editor of its newspaper, the Catholic Worker. Dorothy Day, head of Catholic Workers, inside the worker office at Christie St. New York Daily News Archive. By the time she dropped out of college and moved to New York City at 18, Day.

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An Introduction to the Life and Spirituality of Dorothy Day. by James Allaire and Rosemary Broughton Servant of God Dorothy Day by Jim Forest. Thirty interesting facts about Dorothy Day.

Timeline of Significant Events in Dorothy Day's Life. Memories of Dorothy Day. Eulogy at the Funeral of Dorothy Day by Geoffrey B. Gneuhs, O.P. All Is Grace: A Biography of Dorothy Day, by Jim Forest, Orbis Books, Maryknoll, NY.

* All the Way to Heaven: A Theological Reflection on Dorothy Day, Peter Maurin and the Catholic Worker Movement, by Lawrence Holben.

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Rose Hill Books, Marion, SD. All the Way to Heaven: A Theological Reflection on Dorothy Day, Peter Maurin and the Catholic Worker (Catholic Worker Reprint) Paperback – May 1, by Lawrence Holben (Author) out of 5 stars 3 ratingsReviews: 3.

Love Is the Measure offers a richly illustrated biography of Dorothy Day, founder of the Catholic Worker movement and one of the most extraordinary and prophetic voices in the American Catholic church.

Jim Forest, who worked with Day in the s, provides a compelling portrait of her heroic efforts to live out the radical message of the gospel for our times.A journalist and radical social 5/5(1). Dorothy Day () was co-founder of the Catholic Worker movement along with Peter Marin.

Her father was a journalist which involved the family moving around a lot in her childhood. Following in her fathers footsteps Dorothy also became a journalist working for various socialist publications. She published an autobiographical novel 'The Eleventh Virgin' in A collection of "odds and ends of things that happen around the Catholic Worker:" cleaning, weddings and births, the activities of the Mott Street office, CW's correspondence, a day at Maryknoll, the Easton farm, and her plans for some recently donated property on Staten Island.

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Notes "To live with children around is good for the spirit.". Dorothy Day was set on Earth with a rumble in her soul. About 5 a.m. ApDorothy, age 8, and her parents and three siblings were awakened in.

Vivid memoirs of Dorothy Day, Peter Maurin, and Ammon Hennacy are interwoven with accounts of involvement with labor unions, war resistance, and life on Catholic Worker farms.

The author also addresses the Worker's relationship with the Catholic Church and with the movement's wrenching debates over abortion, homosexuality, and the role of women.1. Books on the Catholic Worker.

2. Peter Maurin Books. 3. Dorothy Day Books. 4. Related Books. 5. Films, Audio, Posters and Icons. 6. The Big List of All Resources: Please see the Catholic Worker Bookstore to purchase many of these books (some of them are out of print!) Karen House: Hogan St.

St. Louis, MO   Peter Maurin introduced personalism and the ideas of Emmanuel Mounier to Dorothy Day and to the Catholic Worker movement. As Dorothy said, he brought to us “great books, and great ideas, and great men, so that over the years, we have become a school for the service of God here and now.” (D.

Day, “Peter’s Program,” Catholic Worker.