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January 1, 1970 Archives

Sunday is the memorial of St. Francis Xavier, a fact that will be swallowed up in the First Sunday of Advent, but Gaswhin, presently heading back to the States from India, has somet thoughts on St. Francis and misisonary zeal.

There are many of them out there, of course, but this one is rather different – in 1966, Dorothy Day wrote a series of Advent reflections for Ave Maria magazine. Here is the first. In it, her compassion, her faith, […]