Category: Community News

Pertains directly to activities and events of the LACW community .

Manuel & Jorge’s new community in Mexico

1011 Recently two Los Angeles Catholic Workers visited Manuel and Jorge’s new community in Mexico. Manuel and Jorge have settled down in the small town of Hostotipaquillo, which is in the northern part of the state of Jalisco near Magdalena and Tequila. Donald Nollar visited in march and the photos from his trip are available …

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Vandenberg Protest, May 20 @ 1PM

437 Join the Los Angeles Catholic Worker and others on Armed Forces Day at the gates of Vandenberg Air Force Base. Guest speakers include: Que Keju of the Marshall Islands, Medea Benjamin of Global Exchange and Code Pink, and Bill Mitchell of Gold Star Families for Peace. Vandenberg Air Force Base is the testing ground …

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Jeff Dietrich’s 60th Birthday Party Photos

1024 A few weeks ago Jeff Dietrich, long time member of the Los Angeles Catholic Worker for 36 years, turned 60. Dennis Apel, of the Guadalupe Catholic Worker, sent me photos of Jeff’s Birthday party at the Richmond Bar & Grill in El Segundo. For the curious the photos are online at: http://lacatholicworker.org/g/Jeffs_Birthday/  

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April 23, LACW Seder of Liberation

April 23, 3 PM Dolores Mission Church, 170 S. Gless Street, East LA. Join the Los Angeles Catholic Worker and friends for our annual Seder meal where we will celebrate the liberation from slavery for all people. Each year our Seder meal is a lot of fun, pictures of last year’s event can be found …

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Good Friday Anti-war Stations of the Cross

April 14 @ 3 PM Gather at 300 N. Los Angeles St. Join the Los Angeles Catholic Worker, friends and volunteers as we process through downtown LA to locations of darkness where Christ continues to be crucified. Photos of last years event can be found here: http://lacatholicworker.org/g/stations-05/  

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Jeff Dietrich Arrested at Iraq War Third Anniversary Demonstration

Long time Los Angeles Catholic Worker, Jeff Dietrich, was arrested along with seven others in front of U.S. Senator Diane Feinstein’s office this morning. The demonstration was organized by Steve Gibson from the AFSC, to protest Senator Feinstein’s complacency as the war in Iraq marks a third anniversary this week. Photos from the demonstration.  

Permanent link to this article: http://lacatholicworker.org/2006/03/20/jeff-dietrich-arrested-at-iraq-war-third-anniversary-demonstration

Cesar Chavez 1988 Dolores Mission talk now online

Several years ago the Los Angeles Catholic Worker was blessed to have Cesar Chavez give a talk to the summer interns, volunteers and friends at our local Jesuit parish Dolores Mission.   Introduction by Jeff Dietrich Cesar Chavez part 1 Cesar Chavez part 2

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New, and newish Catholic Worker Websites

Recently two Catholic Worker came to my attention, and they deserve to be highlighted. The first is Dutch, pink, and Catholic Worker all around. I think this website has been around for a while, but recently received an over-haul, and a domain name change. The site has information in both English and Dutch. http://www.catholicworker.be/ The …

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Ladon Sheats talk now online

I had not had the oportunity to meet Ladon Sheats before he passed away, just a little over three years ago. I am not sure of the exact date of this recording, I assume it was some time in the 70’s. In it he recounts his early life as an IBM CEO in the 60’s …

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March 2006 Agitator

With any luck the March 2006 issue of the Catholic Agitator will be printed and mailed within the week. We are very excited about the articles in this issue and we hope you will too. It is available online at: http://lacatholicworker.org/agitator/CatholicAgitator2006-03.pdf In this issue: Interview with Fr. Jean-Juste Christian Peacemaker Teams in Iraq by Ched …

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Kathy Kelly’s Talk Now Online

A little over a year ago Kathy Kelly, co-founder of Voices for Creative Nonviolence, gave a talk to the Los Angeles Catholic Worker, our friends, and our volunteers at, Dolores Mission, our local parish. The other day I took a break from working on the next issue of the Catholic Agitator and encoded the speech …

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Permanent link to this article: http://lacatholicworker.org/2006/02/28/kathy-kellys-talk-now-online

Audio Archive

I am excited to announce a new Audio Archive section of our website. A while ago I found a box of audio tapes in the basement full of recordings of talks and presentations made at the LACW over the years, by people like Cesar Chavez, Ladon Sheats and others involved in the CW Movement. In …

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