On the principle that something is better than nothing at all, this month’s digest will be a simple listing of titles and authors of stories appearing in the June/July 2008 issue of the Catholic Worker. I do urge you to find a hard copy of this issue though, there were two beautiful reflections on Tamar Hennessy. Tamar was Dorothy Day’s daughter who passed away this year. It sounds like she lived a beautiful, quiet life accepting all that God gave her and it was inspiring to learn more from her.
Any hyperlinks below are to related information on the web and not to the article in the paper.
- Tamar Hennessy, 1926-2008 by Kate Hennessy
- Winter Soldier [Iraq] Testimonies by Matthew W. Dalosio – Related material available at http://ivaw.org/wintersoldier.
- The Gospel and Repentance by Matt Vogel – Article about clergy sex abuse scandal.
- Seeds Planted, Prayers Sown by Brian Terrell
- On Pilgrimage in Iran by Martha Hennessy. Related material at http://www.globalexchange.org/tours/782.html.
- Ban Cluster Bombs by Bill Griffin. Related material at http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2008/jul/08/armstrade.military.
- Argentine Witness by Pat Rice
- In the Mean Time — The Costs by Bill Griffin. Article about increase in soldier suicides.
- Love is the Measure by Kate Hennessy. A eulogy for Tamar.
- I Felt the Exalted Creator by Dorothy Day. Reflection on the birth of her daughter Tamar.
- Book Review: Spiritual Radical: Abraham Joshua Heschel in America, 1940-1972. By Edward K. Kaplan. Yale University Press, 2008. Reviewed by Tom Cornell. Favorable review. Related material at http://www.pbs.org/wnet/religionandethics/week1120/feature.html
No “Friday Meetings” were listed in this issue of the Catholic Worker.
As far as I know, the text and woodcut graphics of the Catholic Worker are not available on-line. If you would like the full text of an article that I mention here, I have three suggestions:
1) Try to borrow the article through Interlibrary Loan.
2) Contact the archivist for the CW at Marquette University:
Department of Special Collections and University Archives
Raynor Memorial Libraries
1355 W. Wisconsin Ave, PO Box 3141
Milwaukee, WI 53201-3141
3) Try contacting the Catholic Worker directly. They MAY be willing to send you the article, though I don’t know if they have morgue files. It seems likely they do, since they often reprint Dorothy Day articles. Contact information for Catholic Worker appears in the “subscribe” section below.
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