Category: Community News

Pertains directly to activities and events of the LACW community .

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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Tom and Jan Honoré’s trip to Haiti

Haiti/ Recently two of our faithful Thursday volunteers, Tom and his wife Jan Honoré, went on a delegation to Haiti. We plan to feature the autrocities being commited in that country in our next issue of the Agitator, including an article written by Tom of his experiences there. Photo Gallery of Tom and Jan’s trip …

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Permanent link to this article: http://lacatholicworker.org/2006/02/24/tom-and-jan-honores-trip-to-haiti

Ched Myers in Los Angeles

firstsunday/album02/100_1873.jpg Word & World Minischool ::= On Faith & Labor March 11th, 2006 9am – 4:30 pm; Brentwood Presbyterian Church Ched Myers will be conducting a Word and World minischool in March here in Los Angeles on Faith and Labor. Unfortunatly none of us at the LACW will be able to attend since our kitchen …

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Permanent link to this article: http://lacatholicworker.org/2006/02/17/ched-myers-in-los-angeles

Death Penalty Vigil for Michael Morales

Although we are constantly praying for an end to the death penalty, and clemancy for Michael Morales, it looks like there will be an execution at a minute past midnight on February 21. The Los Angeles Catholic Worker will be holding a vigil on February 20, the eve of the execution, from 4 – 6 …

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Permanent link to this article: http://lacatholicworker.org/2006/01/30/death-penalty-vigil-for-michael-morales

Bella R.I.P.

Last Friday, January 20, Martha’s long time friend and cat, Bella, passed away. Bella was over 21 years old and has lived at the Los Angeles Catholic Worker for the last thirteen years. Bella was laid to rest in our rose garden here at the house. Her presence with us will be missed by Martha …

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Permanent link to this article: http://lacatholicworker.org/2006/01/27/bella-rip

January issue of the Catholic Agitator

I just dropped off the January issue of the Catholic Agitator at the printer. With any luck it will be in the mail by next week. It is also available online at: http://www.lacatholicworker.org/agitator/CatholicAgitator2006-1.pdf In this issue: FBI Spies on the Los Angeles Catholic Worker Sr. Ardethe Platte Released St. Patrick’s Four Sentenced Witness Against Torture …

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Permanent link to this article: http://lacatholicworker.org/2006/01/27/january-issue-of-the-catholic-agitator

Summer will be here soon

The Summer Internship may still be several months away, but we have already received two applications, and many more requests for information about it. For those interested, this year the program will run from June 25th – August 8th. Note: the due date for the 2006 Summer Internship applications is March 15th For those who …

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Permanent link to this article: http://lacatholicworker.org/2006/01/23/summer-will-be-here-soon

Volunteer Stories

  The new volunteer stories, originally apearing in the December, 2005 issue of the Catholic Agitator are now online at: http://lacatholicworker.org/visiting-and-volunteering/volunteer-interviews/. The 2004 interviews are available at: http://lacatholicworker.org/visiting-and-volunteering/volunteer-interviews/volunteer-stories-2004/.

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FBI files on the Los Angeles Catholic Worker

It was reported in this morning’s New York Times that the ACLU has obtained documents confirming that the FBI has been spying on peace activists, included in the list are Peta, Grean Peace and the Los Angeles Catholic Worker. There are two FBI files that the ACLU has, both related to our semi-annual protest at …

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Permanent link to this article: http://lacatholicworker.org/2005/12/20/fbi-files-on-the-los-angeles-catholic-worker

We are Closed for Christmas

Christmas is one of the few times each year that there is an abundance of meals being served to the homeless on Skid Row. We at the LACW are taking this oportunity, and will be closed on both Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. We will resume our regular schedule on Tuesday the 27th.

Permanent link to this article: http://lacatholicworker.org/2005/12/17/we-are-closed-for-christmas

December issue of the Catholic Agitator

The December issue of the Catholic Agitator is here! It should be in the mail by this Wednesday, but you never know how long the post office will take during the Christmas season. It can be read online by clicking: Catholic Agitator, December 2005.  

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