Revolution of the Heart: The Witness of Dorothy Day 90th Anniversary of the Catholic Worker
Resource Person: Robert Ellsberg, MA, is the editor-in-chief and publisher of Orbis Books, where he has worked since 1987. In 1975-80, he spent five years with Dorothy Day at the Catholic Worker, serving for two years as managing editor of the Catholic Worker newspaper. He has edited five volumes of Dorothy Day’s writings, including her Selected Writings, her diaries and letters, and two volumes of her writings from the 1960s and 1970s. A founding member of the Dorothy Day Guild, he was appointed by the Archdiocese of New York as a member of the Historical Commission to prepare her cause for canonization. He is also well known for his writings about saints and for over ten years, he has contributed a daily reflection on “Blessed Among Us” for Give Us This Day. His most recent book is Dearest Sister Wendy… A Surprising Story of Faith and Friendship, drawn from his correspondence with Sister Wendy Beckett.