Mike W

Author's details

Name: Mike Wisniewski
Date registered: July 4, 2012
URL: http://lacatholicworker.org

Latest posts

  1. July 23 Pool Party Rescheduled — July 19, 2017
  2. Books Needed — July 18, 2017
  3. Our Foot Care Ministry Needs Men’s White Socks — July 16, 2017
  4. ROCKETS RED GLARE AND BOMBS BURSTING IN AIR — July 10, 2017
  5. MORE ON THE MILITARIZED POLICE AND SURVEILLANCE STATE — July 5, 2017

Most commented posts

  1. Skid Row Art — 4 comments
  2. February 2016 Agitator — 3 comments
  3. Arnal Kennedy Back at the Sink — 3 comments
  4. Jeff’s Recent Op-Ed Piece In The L.A. Times — 3 comments
  5. Bride and Bridesmaids — 3 comments

Author's posts listings

Jul 19 2017

July 23 Pool Party Rescheduled

Due to a death in the family of the host, Dr. Rich Meehan, this Sunday’s pool party is rescheduled for next Sunday, July 30, at 2pm. Call Hennacy House (323-267-8789) for details and address.

Permanent link to this article: http://lacatholicworker.org/2017/07/19/july-23-pool-party-rescheduled

Jul 18 2017

Books Needed

Our soup kitchen library for our friends downtown is in dire need of books. If you have books you no longer want or know of someone who has plenty and willing to pass them on, please consider donating them. Westerns (Louis L’Amour etc), novels, sports related, fiction, nonfiction, biographies and autobiographies are very popular, but …

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Jul 16 2017

Our Foot Care Ministry Needs Men’s White Socks

Summer is a time when our homeless friends on Skid Row need clean socks for optimum foot health. Our foot care ministry needs NEW large men’s white socks, sizes 13-15, or large tube socks. Please bring or send them ASAP to Hennacy House – 632 N. Brittania St., Los Angeles, CA 90033-1722. Thank you. Many …

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Jul 10 2017

ROCKETS RED GLARE AND BOMBS BURSTING IN AIR

The thought-provoking article behind this LINK is well worth the time to reflect upon and be moved to act in some way for the cause of peace with justice. An excerpt: “With the Pentagon’s rockets’ red glare and bombs bursting in air smashing seven majority Muslim countries — Afghanistan, Iraq, Libya, Pakistan, Somalia, Syria, and …

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Jul 05 2017

MORE ON THE MILITARIZED POLICE AND SURVEILLANCE STATE

This LINK, this LINK, and this LINK are three articles related to the militarized police and surveillance state gripping this nation: The Militarized Police State Opens Fire; Search For Justice In The American Police State; and Trump, Hypocritically, Moves To Make Temporary Surveillance Powers Permanent. Here are excerpts: (1) “Ironically, while America continues to debate …

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Jun 28 2017

Meet Our 2017 Summer Interns

Our 2017 Summer Interns have arrived. Each has displayed an eagerness to learn about our work and get to know us, and our guests at our soup kitchen. In photo at left are (standing) Kaleb Havens, from Los Angeles (Left); Marc Gulaya, from Irvine, California; (sitting) Lilian Vasquez, from Los Angeles (Left); Iris Vazquez-Howard, from …

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Permanent link to this article: http://lacatholicworker.org/2017/06/28/meet-our-2017-summer-interns

Jun 26 2017

LACW Highlighted On New York Cable Show “All Things Catholic”

See this LINK to watch the 25 minute segment on NET TV – All Things Catholic: Return to the Los Angeles Catholic Worker – Season 4 Episode 6 Airdate: 5/18/17 This week on All Things Catholic, host, Joe Estevez returns to the Los Angeles Catholic Worker. He interviews community members and volunteers to discuss the …

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Permanent link to this article: http://lacatholicworker.org/2017/06/26/lacw-highlighted-on-new-york-cable-show-all-things-catholic

Jun 23 2017

SITTING OUT A GREAT OPPORTUNITY

Steve Baggarly from the Norfolk Catholic Worker, an LACW Sister House, has the following letter to the editor published in their local paper, The Virginian Pilot “Through July 7, representatives of 132 countries are meeting at the United Nations to work out a treaty banning nuclear weapons. Unfortunately, the United States is not at the …

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Jun 23 2017

Kitchen Closed on Tuesday, July 4.

Just a reminder that in keeping with our tradition, Hospitatlity Kitchen (AKA Hippie Kitchen) will be closed on Tuesday, July 4. We will reopen with normal schedule on Thursday, July 6. Apologies for the inconvenience.

Permanent link to this article: http://lacatholicworker.org/2017/06/23/kitchen-closed-on-tuesday-july-4

Jun 21 2017

PAY ATTENTION: THE POLICE STATE IS HERE

The article behind this LINK gives us a clear indication of how quickly authoritarian regimes are ascending to power worldwide bringing the decline of democracy, more wars, climate catastrophe, and social collapse. The author aims to prepare us for the struggle of a lifetime. Much needs to be done if we desire a livable future …

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Jun 19 2017

WHAT WILL IT TAKE TO BAN THE BOMB?

Frida Berrigan, daughter of Elizabeth MacAlister and the late Phil Berrigan, has written an excellent piece on the necessity of participating in the renewed anti-nuclear organizing efforts around the nation, and world. You can read it at this LINK. An excerpt: “Nevertheless, the Doomsday Clock is still with us. In fact, it has been inching …

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Jun 16 2017

THE BATTLE AGAINST FASCISM

There is an interesting and informative transcript behind this LINK that will help clarify how and why the neo-fascist forces currently in control of our nation came to power and the necessary steps we must take to battle these forces. An excerpt: “Antonio Gramsci wrote his ‘Prison Notebooks’ at a time not dissimilar to our …

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