Category: Community News

Pertains directly to activities and events of the LACW community .

David’s Atlanta Trip

Atlanta-2005/ I just recently returned from visiting the Open Door Community, on my way to attend the annual SOA Protest at the gates of Fort Benning, Georgia. I was greeted with an over-flowing of love and hospitality so emblematic of Catholic Worker Communities. Atlanta-2005/Hardwick/ What struck me the most was that during my short five …

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David Gardner in the News

LACW community member, David Gardner, while visiting the Open Door Community in Atlanta, joined their protest action outside of Atlanta’s new $280 million aquarium. A local reporter was on hand and interviewed him and the qoute ended up in the local paper, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. The article can be read online here, although he remembers …

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Sophie’s Play

On the night of November 5th, several of us at the Los Angeles Catholic Worker were pleased to attend Alverno High School’s rendition of A Midsummer Night’s Dream staring one of our youngest volunteers, Sophie Goldstein, as Puck. It was a great production using the original script with modern stage/costumes. Appearing in the photo from …

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New International Volunteers

We are happy to welcome the two most recent additions to our community, Christian Belt and Sarah Grab. Both are from Germany, and are enrolled in a six month community service program in the United States sponsored by The International Fellowship of Reconciliation. While Sarah was placed at our community, Christian is currently on loan …

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25th Anniversary Memorial for the Four Church Women in El Salvador

Friday, December 2, 7p.m. @ The Chapel, Mt. St. Mary’s Doheny Campus. Please join the LACW and others for the Annual Memorial for the Martyrs, held on the date of the murder of the four North American women in El Salvador twenty-five years ago. For more information please call (626) 345-1666.  

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Mass of Thanksgiving with Fr. Greg Boyle

Wednesday, November 23, 6 p.m. @ The Los Angeles Catholic Worker Please join us for a Thanksgiving vigil mass with Fr. Greg Boyle, the prophetic minister of hope and healing in the barrio and founder of Homeboy Industries. For more information, please call (323) 267-8789.  

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November, 2005 Agitator is here

Just dropped off the new issue of the Catholic Agitator the other day at the printers and hope to have them mailed out by next week. It can also be read online by clicking: Catholic Agitator, November 2005.  

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Dia de los Muertos

dia-de-los-muertos/ For several years while Manuel lived with us at the Los Angeles Catholic Worker, he would construct a Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) altar for us. Manuel, an artist and a native of Mexico put a lot of time, energy and creativity into it. This last year he, along with Jorge …

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Oct. 8 Vandenberg Demonstration Photos

vandenberg-10-05/ The photos taken at last week’s vigil at Vandenberg Air Force Base are now online and available at http://lacatholicworker.org/g/vandenberg-10-05. More information about future peace demonstrations at Vandenberg AFB can be found at the Vandenberg Peace Legal Defense Fund website at: http://www.vpeaceldf.org/  

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Sister House Retreat Photos

retreat05/ Last weekend the Los Angeles Catholic Worker was joined with our Sister Houses for our annual Sister House Retreat. This year we had Dee Dee Risher and Will O’Brien the former editors of The Other Side magazine. For those who are interested I posted some of the photos taken that weekend. http://lacatholicworker.org/g/retreat05

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September Agitator

The September issue of the Catholic Agitator has been printed and mailed out. As usual those who haven’t received their copy in the mail yet can read it online. Catholic Agitator, September 2005 Anyone who would like to receive a complimentary subscription to the Catholic Agitator can do so by sending email to info@lacatholicworker.org.  

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Summer Intern Photos

Our Summer Internship Program just ended, and most of our interns have returned home. I just posted a collection of photos taken at our various events this summer. Summer 2005 Gallery Of course those who may be interested in next years Summer Program can find information about it by clicking here.  

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