Mike Wisniewski

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Former LACW Community Members Celebrate New Life

Former LACW community members Alecia Stuchlik [far left] (with husband Ed Pilolla) and Rev. Elizabeth Griswold [left] (with Husband Rabbi Seth Castleman) recently gave birth to beautiful daughters. Alecia and Ed gave birth to “Hazel Flora” on February 27, who came into the world weighing slightly over 6 pounds, while Elizabeth and Seth gave birth …

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Here is the LINK to view the photos from last year’s Stations of the Cross. And the LINK for last year’s Seder of Liberation.

Permanent link to this article: http://lacatholicworker.org/2013/03/19/join-us-for-our-annual-spring-events-2

The Last Letter – A Message to George W. Bush and Dick Cheney From a Dying Veteran

This LINK is to very powerful letter written by Tomas Young, a dying Iraq veteran. In it he expresses his deepest emotions to Bush and Chaney, on this tenth anniversary of the bombing and invasion of Iraq. Also, an article on Tomas’ background by Chris Hedges.   Again, MUST READS!

Permanent link to this article: http://lacatholicworker.org/2013/03/18/the-last-letter-a-message-to-george-w-bush-and-dick-cheney-from-a-dying-veteran

NDAA and the Death of the Democratic State

Here is a LINK to yet another great Chris Hedges piece on what is at stake with the Hedges v. Obama lawsuit over Section 1021(b)(2) of the NDAA – National Defense Authorization Act, signed into law by President Obama. It is under appeal in the Second Circuit Court, which will render its decision sometime this …

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LACW Members Attend 2013 Pacific Life Community Faith and Resistance Retreat Near Tacoma, WA

LACW community members Mike Wisniewski and Nicole Linsmeier traveled by train (along with several other California Catholic Workers) to Tacoma, Washington to attend the 2013 Pacific Life Community (PLC) Faith and Resistance retreat and nonviolent direct action at Kitsap-Bangor Naval Base, in Silverdale, Washington, home to the largest stockpile of nuclear weapons in the U.S. …

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Pfc. Bradley Manning’s February 28 Court Statement and Chris Hedges Article in Response.

Here is the LINK to Pfc. Bradley Manning’s 35 page court statement read to the military court on February 28, 2013, in which he took full responsibility for disclosing to WikiLeaks all documents that reveal U.S. war crimes and crimes against humanity.   After Bradley read his statement the prosecutor stated he would seek maximum sentencing …

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Theo Sentenced

On Thursday, February 21, Theo appeared in Federal Court in Santa Barbara and pleaded guilty to the trespass charge for his October 22 witness at Vandenberg AFB whereby immediately he was sentenced to 10 days in federal custody. He will self surrender on Friday, February 22, at 3pm at the downtown Federal Building. It is …

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Los Angeles Religious Education Congress

The LACW has a booth (#482) at the L.A. Archdiocese Religious Education Congress held at the Anaheim Convention Center on February 22, 23 & 24. We will debut a new T-shirt and hand out a free beautiful color bookmark quoting Catholic Worker co-founder Dorothy Day: “Don’t Call Me a Saint. I Don’t Want to be …

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Interesting banner hanging on a fence across from the Federal Metropolitan Detention Center (MDC) on Alameda Ave and Commercial St. near downtown.

Permanent link to this article: http://lacatholicworker.org/2013/02/15/fraudclosure

Mardi Gras 2013

On Saturday, February 9, the LACW, and friends, attended the wedding of longtime friends Chris and Efren, immediately followed by the annual Mardi Gras celebration at All Saints Episcopal Church in Highland Park. It was a fun evening and a GREAT party. See Marti Gras PHOTOS.

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Theo’s Arraignment Date Set

Theo Kayser finally received an arraignment notice for his backcountry action at Vandenberg AFB on October 22, 2012. He will appear at 1pm on Thursday, February 21, in Santa Barbara Federal Bankruptcy Court, 1415 State St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101. See the action Press Release and Statement HERE

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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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