Dorothy Day's Contribution To The Catholic Worker Movement

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Dorothy Day 's legacy is still present to this day. From her journalism to the Catholic Worker Movement she still helps the people who need it. Although her life before converting to Catholicism was almost the opposite of leading a perfect example, her past shows that it is not impossible to change your ways. Dorothy Day is a Servant of God who focused on helping the poor. Dorothy 's early life was not one of faith. Once she had her second child she decided that she had to divorce her atheist husband and become Catholic. After being baptized she dedicated the rest of her life to helping the poor. She not only volunteered but also tried to change conditions. Dorothy said, “Where were the saints to try to change the social order, not just
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