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Peter Maurin: Social Visionary

"I want a change, and a radical change. I want a change from an acquisitive society to a functional society, from a society of go-getters to a society of go-givers."

This section is devoted to the life and thought of Peter Maurin who co-founded The Catholic Worker Movement with Dorothy Day in 1933.

Dorothy Day on Peter Maurin

Peter's Program

  1. Roundtable discussions for the clarification of thought
  2. Houses of hospitality to practice the works of mercy
  3. Farming communes