Gloria Purvis: Faithful and Fearless

  When Gloria Purvis was twelve, something remarkable happened to her. Praying before the Blessed Sacrament, she suddenly felt a spiritual fire move throughout her soul. It was the kind of thing one reads about in the lives of saints—except that Gloria wasn’t even a Catholic...
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Finding Dorothy Day (Part II)

In 1950, an Irish Jesuit priest named Father Edmond Kent was visiting Manhattan for the day. He was hoping to meet Dorothy Day, because he had read about her remarkable conversion from Marxism to Christianity, and was equally impressed by her Catholic Worker Movement and its...
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Searching for Dorothy Day

  If ever there was an American defying easy categorization, it was Dorothy Day. She was a quiet child who became a bohemian; a bohemian who became a journalist; a journalist who became a radical; a radical who became an anarchist; an anarchist who became a Catholic; and a...
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Rescuing Mister Rogers

When Fred Rogers died in 2003, his life was honored and celebrated everywhere by people of all ages and backgrounds. An ordained minister, musician, puppeteer, writer, educator, producer, and above all, the celebrated host of Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood—which ran for an...
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