Catholic Worker Movement

Just what is a Catholic Worker?

A Catholic Worker is a community dedicated to living out the gospel call to serve and love our sisters and brothers.

The three pillars that compose the Catholic Worker are:

  • Prayer.
  • Clarification of thought, or social action.
  • Hospitality.

It seeks to create a community where people feel welcome and yet challenges all of us to live our lives “worthy of the call” of Christ.

It is ecumenical in focus so we invite other faith traditions to join us in this effort.

The founders of Catholic Worker

Dorothy Day cofounded the Catholic Worker movement with Peter Maurin in 1933.

Click on the links below for more information including biographies, videos, personal writings and more.

“Dorothy Day: Don’t Call Me a Saint” is the first full-length Documentary on Dorothy Day by Claudia Larson.
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Don’t call me a saint. I don’t want to be dismissed so easily

Dorothy Day

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