Dorothy Day, Pt2

This is the second part of our special on the revered journalist and ‘Catholic Worker’ founder Dorothy Day. Recalling the words of her grandmother, Kate Hennessy recalls, “She always said they did not intend to start a soup line. They did not intend to open up houses of hospitality. That this just happened because of what they were writing about. People started showing up at their door saying, “We need help.” And so my grandmother was like, “Well, sit down. We have—we have more soup on the stove,” and then, you know, had to find apartments to put people up. And it just grew, and grew, and grew.”

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