Pope Cites Dorothy Day in his Ash Wednesday Audience

In what is described as the ‘penultimate’ public audience of Pope Benedict XVI, on this the morning of Ash Wednesday, the Holy Father talked about Lent and also mentioned American Dorothy Day, citing her autobiography.┬áHere is the full text. Dear Brothers and Sisters, Today, Ash Wednesday, we begin the liturgical time of Lent, forty days […]

What’s a New Cardinal to do on Ash Wednesday? Serve the Poor with the Franciscans!

It was just a matter of days after being made one of the youngest Roman Catholic Cardinals in the current batch created this year that Cardinal Timothy Dolan, Archbishop of New York, returned to the Big Apple. He spent the early hours of Ash Wednesday serving food on the St. Francis of Assisi Breadline on […]