Mike Wisniewski

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February 2013 Agitator

Here is the February Catholic Agitator In This Issue: The Reluctant Saint by Jeff Dietrich Already A Saint by Brendan Walsh Catholic Worker Families by Dennis Apel Guns and Drones by Theo Kayser Drone Program Escalates Let Me Give Love by Celsiana Warwick Open Your Eyes by Andi Hinnerkamp  NOTE: NEW DATE FOR OUR SEDER …

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January 17 Court Update

Rebecca Casas received a pleasant surprise when she appeared in court on Thursday. The trespass charge from the October 22 incident was dropped with no further appearances scheduled. YEAH! Fr. Louie Vitale, OFM, on the other hand, had something unusual happen. He was arraigned on two trespass charges, one from the October 22 incident with …

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Alecia and Eddie’s Baby Shower

On Sunday, January 13, former intern and longtime friend Patty Carmody, along with current community member Rebecca Casas, hosted the baby shower for former community member Alecia Stuchlik and Ed Pilolla, who are expecting their daughter to arrive in late February. There were scrumptious snacks along with a variety of refreshments and many great gifts …

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Close Guantanamo Now!

On January 11, 2013 the LACW joined with other groups at the downtown Federal Building to protest the 11th anniversary of the Guantanamo prison opening. Obama promised to close it in his first year yet after four years it remains open. CLOSE GUANTANAMO NOW! See photos HERE.

Permanent link to this article: http://lacatholicworker.org/2013/01/14/close-guantanamo-now

2013 Summer Intern Program Dates Set

The annual LACW Summer Intern Program will commence on Monday, July 1, and end on Monday, August 11. Applications now are available.  Please e-mail info@lacatholicworker.org for an application or with questions you may have. You can also check HERE for an overview of our Summer Program or HERE to view photos from 2012. Do something …

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Permanent link to this article: http://lacatholicworker.org/2013/01/04/2013-summer-intern-program-dates-set

Court Date Set For Two Arrested On October 22, 2012

LACW Rebecca Casas and Fr. Louie Vitale, OFM, two of three arrested during the Vandenberg backcountry action, now have a January 17 court date at 8:30am in Santa Barbara Federal Bankruptcy Court, 1415 State St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101. Both face trespass charges, which is punishable by a maximum six months in federal prison and …

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Jeff’s recently published articles

Jeff had an op-ed piece entitled “Surprised by skid row” published in the L.A. Times on Christmas Day. If you did not see it, here is the LINK. Also, the December 13 issue of the Easy Reader magazine Beach (published for South Bay Beach Cities), ran a front page story about Jeff and the LACW. …

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2012 Christmas Tree-Trimming Party

On Wednesday, December 19, we put up our Christmas tree and invited a few family and friends to join us sing carols and decorate. We enjoyed popcorn, a variety of home baked cookies, Sees Candy, hot spiced cider, and of course Jeff’s magnificent bread pudding, along with many great Christmas carols and good conversation. It …

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St. Paul High School Walk For Hunger

Each year for the past 40 years, St. Paul High School, in Santa Fe Springs, has sponsored a “Walk for Hunger” that amounts to a Marathon (26 miles), which begins in East L.A. and ends in Santa Monica, with one foot added each year. The proceeds are donated exclusively to the LACW, which provides one-sixth …

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Effective December 15, the L.A. Catholic Worker website– http://lacatholicworker.org –has a new look and is on a new server. All data from the previous website has been retained, however, the Photo Gallery will take time–much time–to be replenished as there were over 1200 photos posted that were lost in the transfer. We began uploading the …

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December 2012 Agitator

Here is the December Catholic Agitator In This Issue: We Come As Beggars – Appeal Letter I Was Comfortable by Nicole Linsmeier The Kingdom Of Heaven by Thomas Weiler Bearing The Cross by Hunter Link Remembering Merton by Eric Anglada Vandenberg Backcountry Action by Theo Kayser Sins Of Vandenberg – Occupy Vandenberg Statement Peace On Earth …

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Holiday Schedule and Policy Reminder

Please note that Hospitality Kitchen (Hippie Kitchen) is closed Christmas Day and New Years Day. Also, we do not accept volunteers working for school service requirements or other forms of community service hours from Thanksgiving to Christmas. We do not have the space to accommodate the many people who wish to volunteer during this time …

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