A Relic

We are moving and have been cleaning out our overstuffed files. As I sorted through one pile, ready to toss it out, I happened to find a letter from Dorothy Day.

Thank goodness I saved it. The date reads “Sept. 17,” and I think it must have been 1973, since Dorothy makes reference to the time she had recently spent in a California jail for supporting the right of farm workers to unionize. She had received Notre Dame’s Laetare Medal the...

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Sidney Callahan is a psychologist and the author of Created for Joy: A Christian View of Suffering.