Category: Community News

Pertains directly to activities and events of the LACW community .

Father Greg Boyle at LACW June 28th

Please join us for our Wednesday night liturgy June 28 at 6PM. Father Greg Boyle is 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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Vandenberg Photos

  Last Saturday the Los Angeles Catholic Worker joined several others at the front gate of Vandenberg Air Force Base. The turnout was excellent, and we were joined by several articulate speakers. Photos of the event can be seen at: http://lacatholicworker.org/g/vandenberg-05-06/  

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May 2006 Agitator is Here

The new issue of the Agitator is here, and with any luck it should be back from the printers and in the mail by the end of next week. In this issue: Renaissance or Resurrection, The Struggle For Downtown Renewal by Jeff Dietrich Tom Fox, RIP by Ched Myers Immigrants Make History by Donald Nollar …

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Thousands March in Los Angeles

  Several members of the Los Angeles Catholic Worker joined the thousands who marched down Broadway to city hall in support of immigrant rights, and oposition to any proposed anti-immigrant legislation. I was able to climb on top of a newspaper vending maching and was able to take a few photos of the massive crowd. …

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Seder 2006 Photos

Today was one of our best Seder celebrations ever. Several of our friends, volunteers and workers from other Catholic Worker Communities showed up to help make it a blast. Special thanks go out to Mike Wisniewski for taking photos of the event, which can be viewed at: http://lacatholicworker.org/g/Seder_2006/  

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Jeff Dietrich runs in Los Angeles Marathon

  Recently we got the photos back from long time community member Jeff Dietrich’ run in the Los Angeles Marathon on March 19th. Just one week shy of his 60th birthday Jeff and long time LACW friend Dan Jiru completed the marathon. David, Sarah and Claire showed up to cheer Jeff on at various spots …

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35,000 Pounds Untreated Fecal Material Deposited Daily on Downtown Sidewalks

Two weeks ago the city removed several porta-potties located in the Skid Row area. For many of our friends on the streets this was the only restroom they had access to. Below is an advertisement that was placed in the Business Journal by a friend of the Los Angeles Catholic Worker, in an attempt to …

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2006 Stations of the Cross Photos

1093 For those who missed, or were unable to brave the weather, I have uploaded the photos from our Annual Stations of the Cross. Many thanks to Paul and Elizabeth for reading, to Donald for organizing the event and Mike for taking the photos. http://lacatholicworker.org/g/Stations_of_the_Cross_06/  

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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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