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FaithVantage Point
William Miller
After Dorothy Day's death in 1980, her biographer William Miller wrote her obituary for America, noting that "the amazing thing about her life was the improbability of it all."
martha hennessy and other dignitaries stand on the hull of the dorothy day ferry boat in new york city with a flag in front of them
Politics & SocietyNews
Catholic News Service
Martha Hennessy, granddaughter of Dorothy Day, said her grandmother “loved the Staten Island Ferry, so what an honor to have one named after her.”
The Dorothy Day Staten Island Ferry arrives in New York for final preparation before her first commuter run on Nov. 8, the Catholic Worker co-founder’s 125th birthday. Photos by Kevin Clarke.
Kevin Clarke
Dorothy Day famously never wanted to be called a saint; how might she have responded to the idea of having a Staten Island ferry named after her?
FaithLast Take
Robert Ellsberg
Tom Cornell, who died on Aug. 1 at the age of 88, was truly one of the architects of the American Catholic peace movement.
Colleen Dulle
As Dorothy Day's cause for canonization moves from the local phase to Rome, Colleen Dulle shares her insider's perspective.
Arts & CultureCatholic Book Club
James T. Keane
As Dorothy Day's cause for canonization moves forward, her writings continue to offer a prophetic Christian witness to a complacent world.