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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.
Eric Krewson of The Chairman Dances (photo courtesy of Eric Krewson)
Arts & CultureMusic
Renée Darline Roden
Eric Krewson and the band he headlines, The Chairman Dances, wrote a song that celebrates the friendship of Dorothy Day and Peter Maurin. And that song will shortly be on its way to the Vatican.