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

Jun 14 2017

BEN SALMON – CATHOLIC CONSCIENTIOUS OBJECTOR UNSUNG HERO OF THE GREAT WAR

On June 20, 2017, Pope Francis will make an unusually brief visit to two Italian cities in order to pray at the tombs of a pair of 20th century priests who were ostracized by church leaders partly due to their support for pacifism and conscientious objection (see story HERE). Pope Francis’ prayers to be offered …

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Permanent link to this article: http://lacatholicworker.org/2017/06/14/ben-salmon-catholic-conscientious-objector-unsung-hero-of-the-great-war

Jun 11 2017

New Skid Row Mural Dedication

On Thursday, June 8, 2017, after serving at our soup kitchen, we gathered at Catch 21 Restaurant, one block from the kitchen, to dedicate and bless the new mural by our traveling muralist friend, Dimitri Kadiev, who had assistance from a few friends and other Skid Row artists. The theme of the mural is Sacred …

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Permanent link to this article: http://lacatholicworker.org/2017/06/11/new-skid-row-mural-dedication

Jun 06 2017

June 2017 Agitator

Here is the JUNE Catholic Agitator. In This Issue: Bring Back The Draft by Jeff Dietrich Wages Of Rebellion – Book Review by Mike Wisniewski From Sanctuary To Liberation by Matt Harper Defending The Sacred by Dimitri Kadiev Anarchism by Alexandria Addesso Stop Abuse by Megan Ramsey

Permanent link to this article: http://lacatholicworker.org/2017/06/06/june-2017-agitator

Jun 06 2017

TRUMP INAUGURATION PROTESTERS FACE UP TO 80 YEARS IN PRISON

To comprehend more clearly how our rights are being stripped away under this fascist regime, see this LINK and this LINK. An excerpt: “When Olivia Alsip travelled to the capital to protest against the inauguration of right-wing U.S. President Donald Trump, she didn’t imagine she would end the day behind bars and later face up …

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Permanent link to this article: http://lacatholicworker.org/2017/06/06/trump-inauguration-protesters-face-up-to-80-years-in-prison

Jun 05 2017

Our Guest-Worker, George Shkara, Has Released A New Music Video

Our guest-worker, George Shkara, who not only cooks at our soup kitchen, but is also developing a singing career, recently played a local club where he released his new single. Many LACW community members were there in support and witness his amazing talent. This LINK is to the official video of the single, Love Me …

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Permanent link to this article: http://lacatholicworker.org/2017/06/05/our-guest-worker-george-shkara-has-released-a-new-music-video

Jun 04 2017

Vacationing Family From Midwest

On Saturday, June 3, we had a unique group of volunteers at our soup kitchen to serve the Skid Row poor and homeless. The McInerney family, from Lincoln, Nebraska, were on a family vacation road trip and while on the road, wanted to find a way to serve those in need. They had some prior …

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Permanent link to this article: http://lacatholicworker.org/2017/06/04/traveling-family-from-midwest

May 31 2017

L.A. Homeless Population Continues To Increase

New figures released show the homeless population in Los Angeles County took another big leap. More than 57,000 fellow human beings now live on the streets, in shelters, or in vehicles parked on the streets. Yet many still consider this a “great” nation. How can anyone take pride in this disgraceful tragedy when it exists …

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Permanent link to this article: http://lacatholicworker.org/2017/05/31/l-a-homeless-population-continues-to-increase

May 24 2017

NORMALIZING AUTHORITARIANISM IN THE U.S.A.

If you do not believe that the U.S.A. has slipped further into an authoritarian state, this ARTICLE will open your eyes to the similarities between Nazi Germany and the status of the U.S. in 2017. An excerpt: “Adolf Hitler and Nazi Germany personify evil. Responsible for the most horrific genocide of human beings in modern …

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Permanent link to this article: http://lacatholicworker.org/2017/05/24/normalizing-authoritarianism-in-the-u-s-a

May 22 2017

David Omondi Sentenced To Six Months In Federal Prison

Former L.A. Catholic Worker community member David Omondi was sentenced to six months imprisonment on Thursday, May 18, by Federal Magistrate Judge Louise LaMonthe, in Santa Barbara Federal Court. However, David notified the court of his intention to appeal the guilty verdict he received on February 16, 2017 for his arrest at Vandenberg AFB last …

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Permanent link to this article: http://lacatholicworker.org/2017/05/22/david-omondi-sentenced-to-six-months-in-federal-prison

May 22 2017

THE DEATH OF THE REPUBLIC

If you care to know the truth about our nation and the “Deep State“ that has control over policy making, read this ARTICLE and watch the short video at this LINK.

Permanent link to this article: http://lacatholicworker.org/2017/05/22/the-death-of-the-republic

May 19 2017

ANOTHER U.S. WAR–YOU MAY NOT HAVE HEARD OF

This LINK reveals details of the escalating U.S. shadow war on the African continent. An excerpt: “Six years ago, a deputy commanding general for U.S. Army Special Operations Command gave a conservative estimate of 116 missions being carried out at any one time by Navy SEALs, Army Green Berets, and other special operations forces across …

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Permanent link to this article: http://lacatholicworker.org/2017/05/19/another-war-you-may-not-have-heard-of

May 19 2017

CHELSEA MANNING RELEASED FROM PRISON AFTER 7 YEARS

On Wednesday, May 17, whistleblower and political prisoner Chelsea Manning finally breathed freely after her 35-year sentence was commuted by President Barack Obama days before he left office. Manning has been actively posting images of what freedom looks like on social media including her first steps of freedom, her first slice of pizza, glass of …

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Permanent link to this article: http://lacatholicworker.org/2017/05/19/chelsea-manning-released-from-prison-after-7-years

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