What the Catholic Worker Believes

WHAT THE CATHOLIC WORKER BELIEVES

An Easy Essay by Peter Maurin

The Catholic Worker believes in the gentle personalism of traditional Catholicism.
The Catholic Worker believes in the personal obligation of looking after the needs of our brother.
The Catholic Worker believes in the daily practice of the Works of Mercy.
The Catholic Worker believes in the Houses of Hospitlaity for the immediate relief of those who are in need.
The Catholic Worker believes in the establishment of Farrming Communes where each one works according to his ability and gets according to his need.
The Catholic Worker believes in creating a new society within the shell of the old with the philosophy of the new, which is not a new philosophy but a very old philosophy, a philosophy so old that it looks like new.

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