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Catholic Worker Mary K. Meyer, a Tom Fox interview -- Part 2

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Mary K. Meyer

Episode 2: 'I've lived long enough to know that I can trust God' (20 min.)
"I can trust God. I think that is the greatest grace I know. I have lived long enough to know that I can trust God," Meyer says. What do you mean by that? Tom Fox asks. "I mean that when I see misery I can know that God is in it, some how, and trust that is bigger than what I see. What I see is such a small part of what God sees."

Catholic Worker Mary K. Meyer, a Tom Fox interview
Editor's Note: Mary K. Meyer passed away the morning of Feb. 5, 2007. Meyer was the director and mother spirit of the Shalom Catholic Worker House in Kansas City, Kan., for 18 years. A Dorothy Day look alike, Meyer was one of the pillars of the Catholic Worker network and an important member of the Catholic community of Kansas City. The Shalom Catholic Worker house continues to provide hospitality and food to countless needy people. In late 2006, Meyer talked with Tom Fox about her spiritual journey, summing up deep insights crafted through decades of selfless service to others.

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