The Word Among Us

June 2016 Issue

“It Just Happened”

My life with Dorothy Day.

By: Robert Ellsberg

“It Just Happened”: My life with Dorothy Day. by Robert Ellsberg

To have known Dorothy Day, as her granddaughter Kate Hennessy has said, “means spending the rest of your life wondering what hit you.” That is certainly the case for me.

I first met Dorothy Day in the summer of 1975, when I was nineteen. I had dropped out of college and made my way to St. Joseph’s House,...

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