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  • 1. WORKS OF MERCY DOROTHY DAY
  • 2. Dorothy Day
  • 3. The greatest challenge of the day is:" how to bring about a revolution of the heart, a revolution which has to start with each one of us?"
  • 4. Prayer For The Canonization of Servant of God Dorothy DayMerciful God, you called your servant Dorothy Day to show us the face of Jesus in the poor and forsaken. By constant practice of the works of mercy,she embraced poverty and witnessed steadfastly to justice and peace. Count her among your saints and lead us all to become friends of the poor ones of the earth, and to recognize you in them. We ask this through your Son Jesus Christ, bringer of good news to the poor. Amen
  • 5. Peter Maurin Maurin saw Dorothy Day as a new St. Catherine of Siena, the medieval reformer and peace negotiator. Maurin believed Day could "move mountains, and have influence on governments, temporal and spiritual
  • 6. The Staten Island Years
  • 7. CORPORAL WORKS OFMERCY• FEED THE HUNGRY• GIVE DRINK TO THE THIRSTY• CLOTHE THE NAKED• SHELTER THE HOMELESS• VISIT THE SICK• VISIT THE IMPRISONED• BURY THE DEAD
  • 8. SPIRITUAL WORKS OFMERCY• Admonish the sinner• Instruct the ignorant• Counsel the doubtful• Comfort the sorrowful• Bear wrongs patiently• Forgive all injuries• Pray for the living and the dead