Dorothy Day


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"Those who cannot see the face of Christ in the poor are atheists indeed." Dorothy Day -- quoted in "What I learned about justice from Dorothy Day

You only love God as much as you love the person you love the least. -- Dorothy Day

The mystery of the poor is this: That they are Jesus, and what you do for them you do for Him. It is the only way we have of knowing and believing in our love. The mystery of poverty is that by sharing in it, making ourselves poor in giving to others, we increase our knowledge of and belief in love. -- The Mystery of the Poor, Dorothy Day

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