Category: Community News

Pertains directly to activities and events of the LACW community .

Upcoming Holiday Schedules

Please note that Hospitality Kitchen (aka Hippie Kitchen) is closed on Tuesday, November 20 for needed maintenance, and Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 22. However, we will be open on Saturday, November 25. Further, the kitchen will also be closed on Christmas Day, Tuesday, December 25, will reopen on Thursday, December 27. We will also be …

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Catholic Worker Tensie Hernandez Self-Surrenders To Federal Authorities

On Thursday, October 18, 2018, Tensie Hernandez, from the Guadalupe Catholic Worker, appeared in Santa Barbara Federal Court for a trespass charge related to her arrest at Vandenberg Air Force Base on August 6 during our annual protest commemorating the 1945 U.S. atomic bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. The court accepted Tensie’s guilty plea and ordered …

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Dorothy Day Birthday

Today, November 8, 2018, we commemorate Catholic Worker movement co-founder Dorothy Day’s 121st birthday. We give thanks for the gift of Dorothy’s life, her witness, and the CW movement–founded in 1933.  Dorothy joined the Heavenly Cloud Of Witnesses on November 29, 1980 (aged 83) in New York City Dorothy was a woman who afflicted the …

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LACW 2018 Día de los Muertos Altar

The LACW celebrates the Mexican tradition of El Día de los Muertos (The Day of the Dead) on November 1 & 2 (All Saints and All Souls Day in the Catholic tradition) to remember, honor, and celebrate the lives of family, friends, and mentors who have gone before us. The altar usually stays up until …

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LACW Attends Black Lives Matter One Year Anniversary Protest Against Killer Cops

On Wednesday, October 24, 2018, LACW, along with approximately 200 other citizens, attended the first anniversary of Black Lives Matter weekly protest, at L.A. County Hall Of (In)Justice, against L.A. County Prosecutor Jackie Lacey, who has yet to prosecute any LAPD officers or L.A. County Sheriff deputies for killing more than 400 Black and Latino …

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Volunteers Needed

If you have free time on Tuesdays and/or Thursdays, please consider volunteering at our soup kitchen. We are in need of weekday volunteers. We ask that volunteers arrive between 7:30 – 7:45 am and commit to 1 pm We would love to have you join us to prepare and serve a hot meal to our …

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Plowshares Activist Clare Grady Speaks At The LACW

On Wednesday, October 3, the LACW hosted Clare Grady, who is one of the seven Kings Bay Plowshares activists. Clare, who is from the Ithaca (New York) Catholic Worker, is currently out on bail and on house arrest with an ankle bracelet, but with permission to be in California for family member’s wedding. Clare’s talk …

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October 2018 Agitator

Here Is The OCTOBER Catholic Agitator In This Issue:  Technology: Good or Evil? There Is A Dark Side To The History Of This Innovation by Micah WullschlegerBlasphemous by Theo KayserNew Jersey CW Update by Alexandria AddessoCatholic Clergy Sex Abuse And Cover-Up by Jeff DietrichWe Have Been Duped by Matt HarperInterview With Jesse And Martha Lewis

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Kings Bay Plowshares Activist Clare Grady To Speak At The LACW

The LACW will host Clare Grady, one of the seven Kings Bay Plowshares activists, and member of the Ithaca (NY) Catholic Worker, as a guest speaker on Wednesday, October 3, 2018, at 6pm at Hennacy House, 632 N. Brittania St, L.A. 90033. All are welcome. Bring a friend. Potluck dinner follows. Learn more about the …

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Hospitality/Hippie Kitchen Closed On Saturday, September 8 and 15

Please be advised that the LACW soup kitchen will be closed on Saturday, September 8, for a day-long planning meeting. We will be back on our regular schedule on Tuesday, September 11. The kitchen will also be closed on Saturday, September 15, for a Catholic Worker gathering. We will be back on our regular schedule …

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Fenced Out: Los Angeles Businesses Find New Way To Keep Away Homeless

This LINK is to an excellent article in the Guardian on the latest tactic by the businesses on Skid Row to harass, demean, and make life even more miserable for the houseless human beings living on the streets. The question that begs to be asked: What kind of society are we that continues to allow …

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Permanent link to this article: http://lacatholicworker.org/2018/08/25/fenced-out-los-angeles-businesses-find-new-way-to-keep-away-homeless

Nuclear Hypocrisy

This LINK is to an article that recently appeared in the Santa Barbara Independent concerning ongoing protests at Vandenberg Air Force Base against U.S. nuclear weapons policy. The article is actually a statement formulated and signed by 91 activists who have been arrested while protesting at the base, including LACW community members. The names of …

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