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Monthly Archives: July 2016

Dorothy Day, Dan Berrigan and the Coffee Cup Mass

Question from the Dorothy Day Guild: “We are reviewing a story that I know you are familiar with — perhaps witnessed — Dan Berrigan or another priest used a coffee cup as a chalice, Dorothy buried it in the yard, and so on. Our question is—did it really happen? And were you a witness? Have […]

Forth, Pilgrim (a bicycle pilgrimage from Iona to Canterbury)

In 1981, there was a bicycle pilgrimage for disarmament that set out on Easter Monday from the abbey on the island of Iona in the Inner Hebrides of Scotland and ended seven weeks later at Canterbury Cathedral in the southeast of England where a peace festival had been organized for Pentecost (Whitsun) weekend. There were […]

In time of war

An essay that was included in Delivered Into Resistance, an 80-page booklet published in April 1969 by the Catonsville Nine-Milwaukee Fourteen Defense Committee. by Jim Forest To be born to create, to love, to win at games is to be born to live in time of peace. But war teaches us to lose everything and […]