Friendship House – Catherine Doherty Cause for Canonization Wed, 10 Sep 2014 01:04:28 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Catherine and Jean Vanier Mon, 01 Sep 2008 16:00:54 +0000 The gospel influence of Catherine Doherty on others is one indication of the work of the Holy Spirit in her life. Such influences are significant for the evaluation of her holiness. Although Catherine’s contacts with Jean Vanier were less frequent, you will see that he considers her and, even more, her community, to be major influences in his journey to L’Arche.]]> Catherine and Thomas Merton Sun, 01 Jun 2008 16:00:20 +0000 One aspect of Catherine Doherty’s life of Gospel intensity concerns how she inspired others to love the Lord. Such influence is another indication of the love of God present in, and working through, her. It is my conviction that she had such an influence on Thomas Merton.]]> Catherine, Fr. Paul and Mother Lurana of Graymoor Sat, 01 Sep 2007 16:00:14 +0000 Catherine and Dorothy Day Fri, 01 Jun 2007 16:00:45 +0000 One of the great contemporary adventures that unfortunately is not narrated is the friendship of these two great women, Catherine Doherty and Dorothy Day. They were raised up by the Holy Spirit at the same historical moment in the Church of North America. They were almost mirror images of one another: totally loyal Catholics, serving the poor, conditioned by the great depression, women of prayer, dedicated to the Church, founders of movements that continue to this day.]]>