03 August 2023, The Tablet

Pray abundantly and in any way you can

The nine provocations of Dorothy Day: 9

Pray abundantly and in any way you can

Kate Hennessy created this linocut of the ‘Provocations of Dorothy Day’. For further information visit www.brigitscloakarts.com
Kate Hennessy

It is 90 years since the Catholic Worker movement began, and more than 40 since its founder died. What is she still teaching us? Her granddaughter suggests personal signposts or watchwords for those who are seeking to follow her. This week the series ends with the ninth and final “Provocation”: her call to boldly ask God for what we want – not for what we need.
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