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Unit 6: Who is Dorothy Day?


Who is Dorothy Day?

Film Focus Point: This program produced by Catholic News Service provides a brief biography of Dorothy Day.

Text Focus Point: Pages 245-246; 253

Discussion Questions

  1. What aspects of Catholicism were attractive to Dorothy Day?

  2. Why did Dorothy Day’s second pregnancy have such a profound impact on her decision to be baptized?

  3. How might the early events of Dorothy’s life have influenced her commitment to issues of justice?

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