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Lecture/Webinar: Dorothy Day: The World Will Be Saved by Beauty

Date: Thursday, March 23, 2017

Time: 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Contact: Dr. Tom Ryan · tfryan@loyno.edu · (504) 865-2069

Location: Ignatius Chapel, 1st Floor, Bobet Hall.

Webinar is available at gps.loyno.edu/lim/webinars

The life and work of Dorothy Day--the iconic, celebrated, and controversial Catholic whom Pope Francis called a "great American" -- told with illuminating detail by her granddaugher, Kate Hennessy.

Dorothy Day (1897-1980) was a prominent Catholic, writer, social activist, and co-founder of a movement dedicated to serving the poorest of the poor. Her life has been revealed through her own writings as well as the work of historians, theologians, and academics.  what has been missing unitl now is a more personal account from the point of view of someone who knew her well.  Dorothy Day: The World Will Be Saved by Beauty is a frank and reflective, heartfelt and humorous portrayal as written by her granddaughter, Kate Hennessy.

The event is free. Parking is free in the West Road Garage. Refreshments served. Webinar attendance is limited to 100 participants and available on a first-come, first-served basis; for more information on the webinar, please see:  gps.loyno.edu/lim/webinars. 

Departments

  • Loyola Institute for Ministry
  • Loyola Pastoral Life Center