Category Archive: Community News

Pertains directly to activities and events of the LACW community .

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.

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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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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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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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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.

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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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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

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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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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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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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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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