Item description for Praying With Dorothy Day (Companions for the Journey) by James Allaire & Rosemary Broughton...
Overview My guess is that people will remember Dorothy Day centuries from now and think of her as another Francis of Assisi. Praying with Dorothy Day presents her lfe and words in a wonderfully complete and friendly way. It is the sort of book to read, re-read, a,Praying with Dorothy Day presents the life and words of an extraordinary woman who deeply loved God. It is a great book to read and re-read. Part of the Companions for the Journey series of twenty-two favorite saints and spiritual guides, ready to accompany readers on their faith journey! Ten to fifteen themes that guided the life of an honored saint or spiritual guide are presented in each title of this series, showing how the subject of each book lived those themes, while making connections to our current time so that readers can apply the principles to their own lives. Every title features selections of the saint or spiritual guide's writings, commentaries that provide historical context and root the saint or spiritual guide's wisdom in Scripture, and suggested prayer exercises in each chapter. The Word Among Us Press is especially pleased to present these favorites in the Companions for the Journey series, which for fifteen years has been read by many thousands of Catholics
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Studio: Word Among Us Press
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.02" Width: 6.16" Height: 0.3" Weight: 0.48 lbs.
Release Date Sep 30, 2004
Publisher Word Among Us Press
Series Praying With
ISBN 0932085946 ISBN13 9780932085948
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Praying With Dorothy Day Sep 1, 2007
Dorothy Day's leagacy is a radical movement of lay people, faithful to the Gospel, immersed in the social issues of the day, with the aim of transforming both individuals and society. She cofounded the Catholic Worker Movement, which she called a "permanent revolution," and The Catholic Worker newspaper, intended to comfort the afflicted and afflict the comfortable. Dorothy Day provides a contemporary model for the qualities of holiness.
James Allaire is a cofounder of the Dan Corcoran Catholic Worker House in Winona, Minnesota. Previously a teacher and counselor, he is currently an informaton consultant to mental health practices. Rosemary Broughton, STL, PhD, presently works with refugees as a volunteer at Romero House in Toronto and has been actively involved in adult religious education. She has directed the Institute in Pastoral Ministries at Saint Mary's College of Minnesota and taught at the College of Saint Teresa. Broughton is also the author of Praying With Teresa of Avila (Companions for the Journey). --- from book's back cover