In this book, you will find a refreshing humor and honesty as she addresses her hopes and fears and her sources of inspiration that daily led her to abandon everything just to love God and people.  Â. YO-YO MA and Allison Krauss recorded a wonderful rendition of “Simple Gifts,” a Shaker Thanksgiving hymn about humbly accepting the simple gift of God’s grace. This is what Jesus urges us to do – give a banquet for the poor, that God Himself may repay you. She was a twentieth-century American version of Mother Teresa, in that she took care of the poorest and most forgotten in New York and Chicago. Dorothy Day's unpretentious account of the life of St. Thérèse of Lisieux sheds light on the depth of Day's Catholic spirituality and illustrates why Thérèse’s simplicity and humility are so vital for today. Humility is the root virtue for all of these other good characteristics. We must abandon arrogance and stand in awe. It was such a triumph of humility and hard work to hear Pope Francis refer to her as an exemplary American. This is a wonderful book about the spirituality of St. Therese of Lisieux, Blessed Teresa of Calcutta (Mother Teresa), and Dorothy Day. Dorothy Day Social Work Program Dr. Alice Gates, L.M.S.W., M.A. Second, a humble person treats everyone the same, whether they are rich or poor, talented or not, good-looking or not. Dorothy Day I didn't know much about Dorothy Day before reading this chapter. The center set up its table on the sidewalk to register voters three days a week, before the Oct 5 deadline in that state. Opened in 2010, Opportunity House in Garfield Heights, houses young men with diagnosed disabilities who have aged out of foster care. Love requires suffering and the Cross is the path to joy and life. Dorothy Day died 32 years ago today, UPDATED; The Berrigans and the Catholic Left; humility October (3) August (2) July (13) June (7) May (5) April (3) March (25) February (7) January (8) 2011 (34) December (6) Reply. your own Pins on Pinterest Summary: Affirms that all men are brothers–a view shared by Communists and Christians alike. Dorothy Day, a devout Catholic convert and champion of the poor, learned as a young woman the vocabulary of simplicity and surrender. Humility of Mary Sr. Ann McManamon, right, works the voter registration table outside the Dorothy Day House of Hospitality in Youngstown, Ohio. Her deep and unwavering relationship with God, which she found and was nourished in … SADHU SUNDAR SINGH said, “I am not worthy of following in the steps of my Lord, but, like Him, I want no home, no possessions. For to sweep the Lord’s house clean She regretted her decision and let her grief fuel her to turn her life around. The Dorothy Day Guild is hosting a virtual eve… Dorothy Day is the real deal. Discover Dorothy Parker famous and rare quotes. Willis and Dorothy lived in Topeka and Lincolnville, Kansas for a year each, before they settled on Dorothy’s parent’s farm in the summer of 1956, when her parents retired to Buhler. We pray for it, and we practice it through making humble choices: going to the back of the line, saying hello to the maintenance man, thanking people for small favors, being patient when we are contradicted or offended. I like..." Login Sign ... Twitter and Google+. Such a beautiful work from such a beautiful person. Blessed are they who mourn, for they shall be comforted: Dorothy Day mourned after she had an abortion. I always learn something from her. We often talk about “a self-made man” as a term of admiration – “oh, look at what they have accomplished by themselves and their own hard work!” But humility says there are NO self-made men or women, because humility recognizes that God is the source of all of our gifts and abilities. I am, sincerely, Dorothy Day In the summer of 1934 Catherine attended a summer school of Catholic action in Stamford-in-the-Catskills, N.Y.