What Dorothy Day Said We Must Talk About

Social activist and Catholic convert Dorothy Day led a life of radical authenticity, using her considerable gifts as a writer on behalf of the 220px-Dorothy_Day_1934poor she served and the faith that drove her passion.  Her writings, including her autobiography, The Long Loneliness, remind us that our words are meant to serve and give a voice to the voiceless.

“We must talk about poverty, because people insulated by their own comfort lose sight of it.”

The final word is love.”

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