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DOROTHY DAY. BY: RUDY CHECO. THE BEGINNING…. Born in Brooklyn, New York Date of birth November 8, 1897 She had two older brothers Her mom a N ew Yorker and her father a Tennessean Move to Oakland at the age of six because her father got a job there. . HOW IT STARTED….

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Dorothy day

DOROTHY DAY

BY: RUDY CHECO


The beginning

THE BEGINNING…

  • Born in Brooklyn, New York

  • Date of birth November 8, 1897

  • She had two older brothers

  • Her mom a New Yorker and her father a Tennessean

  • Move to Oakland at the age of six because her father got a job there.


How it started

HOW IT STARTED…

  • When she was young kept herself busy by praying, writing and reading books.

  • She lived during the World War I era.

  • Dorothy didn’t believe in much of God while she was young because she didn’t yet understand it.

  • As she grew older things started to open up.


Her protests

HER PROTESTS…

  • Dorothy was sent to jail a couple of times in her life.

  • Reason being is that she accompanied a group of woman suffragists to the white house to protest treatment of other suffragists in jail.


As she grew older

AS SHE GREW OLDER…

  • As Dorothy grew older she became more in sync with her religious views.

  • In college she started her journalist life.

  • In college she wrote about the views of poor and rich people of her time.

  • This is when her calling appeared

  • She saw the horrors in this predicament.


Her calling card

HER CALLING CARD…


Doing more for the poor

DOING MORE FOR THE POOR…

  • She fought many battles in hunger.

  • Her catholic faith grew stronger and stronger as she grew older.

  • She wanted to help the poor as much as she can.

  • It was something she couldn’t stand to see.


Along came peter

ALONG CAME PETER…

  • Peter Maurin is a French peasant.

  • A teacher with the De La Salle Christian Brothers in France.

  • Emigrated to Canada worked as a itinerant laborer in the USA.


Peter and dorothy

PETER AND DOROTHY…

  • Peter and Dorothy worked together on the Catholic Workers Movement.

  • Dorothy wanted Peter to start CWM up and shed give him credit for her Catholic Education.

  • Peter had introduced Dorothy to a whole new set of ideas toward the Catholic church.

  • They both shared an incredible vision.


The catholic workers movement

THE CATHOLIC WORKERS MOVEMENT..

  • The Catholic Worker newspaper made its debut with twenty-hundred copies on May 1, 1933.

  • They called the “Catholic” Worker because at the time many Catholics were poor


Catholic workers industries

CATHOLIC WORKERS INDUSTRIES…

  • With in a few years thirty-three Catholic Worker houses and farms dotted the country.

  • Catholic workers offered hospitality at the houses, assisted people through the works of mercy, and still publishing news papers.

  • Catholics Workers also joined street protests and labor pickets, helped with the housing and feeding of strikers, picketed the German consulate in 1935, and called for boycotts of stores where low wages or poor working conditions existed.


Dorothy getting older

DOROTHY GETTING OLDER…

  • As time passed Dorothy grew plenty old.

  • Dorothy had done a great job in her years in the Catholic Worker.

  • At seventy-three Dorothy suffered of shortness of breathe because of water in her lungs, hardening of the arteries, and an enlarged heart.

  • Dorothy was jailed again for protesting for a nonviolent demonstration against the Teamsters Union (IBT) this was her last imprisonment.


Her ending

HER ENDING….

  • She died on the evening of November 29, 1980.

  • Many people came to her funeral.

  • It was held at the Nativity Church in NYC

  • Dorothy didn’t want to be dismissed as a saint.

  • A “permanent revolution” had been initiated by Dorothy’s leadership, grounded in the Sermon on the Mount for which she had “prayed, spoken, written, fasted, protested, suffered humiliation and gone to prison.”

  • Dorothy Day will forever be remembered.


Her lasts moments

HER LASTS MOMENTS…


A qoute from dorothy

A QOUTE FROM DOROTHY…

  • “WE have all known the long loneliness and we have learned that the only solution is love and that love comes with community” –Dorothy Day


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