|Posted by Jeanine Jelinek on April 26, 2017 at 3:00 PM|
On April 26, 1955, Dorothy Day became a Benedictine Oblate of St. Procopius Abbey. Her cause of canonization is being promoted by the Archdiocese of New York. View our website page on Dorothy Day for more information about this remarkable servant of God.
Oblates of St. Benedict are Christians who associate themselves with a Benedictine community in order to enrich their Christian way of life. This spiritual affiliation is formalized through a promise made to live out the spiritual values reflected in the Rule of St. Benedict in so far as the individual's state in life permits. See our Oblates page for more details, and access the website of the Oblates of St. Benedict affiliated with St. Procopius Abbey, at oblate.webs.com.
Our monastic community prays this prayer every Wednesday before dinner: O God, may the Church recognize the holiness of Dorothy Day, Servant of God and Benedictine Oblate of St. Procopius Abbey, especially in her dedication to the liturgy, * her desire for the justice of God’s Kingdom, * and her devotion to the poor as persons in whom Christ is welcomed. * Amen.