Category: Community News

Pertains directly to activities and events of the LACW community .

Orange County CW

Mike from the Worcester CW did a nice little write up about one of our sister houses, the Orange County Catholic Worker, on his website pieandcoffee.org. http://www.pieandcoffee.org/2005/08/11/isaiah-house-santa-ana/

Permanent link to this article: http://lacatholicworker.org/2005/08/13/orange-county-cw

Catherine Morris in Jail

Yesterday Catherine, along with the LACW and interns, went to court for her sentencing. Catherine gave a very passionate statement about the real crimes commited in Iraq, and how the military budget hurts the poor back home. The prosecution had recomended a fifteen day sentence, and although Catherine stated that she was fully prepared to …

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Permanent link to this article: http://lacatholicworker.org/2005/08/04/catherine-morris-in-jail

Bob’s Blog

One of our summer inters has a blog (an online journal). In it he shares a few reflections about his stay here with us, for the curious it is worth a look: http://love-theory.blogspot.com/

Permanent link to this article: http://lacatholicworker.org/2005/07/28/bobs-blog

David Gardner – Civil Disobediance Update

This morning David Gardner appeared before Judge Chapman, and entered a guilty plea. Although it was expected that the prosecution would request a pre-sentencing report from the probation department, the prosecution instead went ahead with sentencing. The judge initially considered a sentence community service, but David explained that he considered it to be an honor …

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Permanent link to this article: http://lacatholicworker.org/2005/07/07/david-gardner-civil-disobediance-update

October 8 Protest at Vandenberg Air Force Base

Join the Los Angeles Catholic Worker and the Global Network Against Weapons and Nuclear Power in Space to protest missile defense testing that occurs at Vandenberg Air Force Base. This event is part of a world wide network of protests and vigils during Keep Space for Peace Week.  

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Permanent link to this article: http://lacatholicworker.org/2005/07/01/october-8-protest-at-vandenberg-air-force-base

Summer Interns are here

Our summer program began on Monday, June 27. We are happy to welcome our interns into our community and our guests at the kitchen appreciate the cheer they add to the meals that we serve. In the photo from left to right: Elizabeth Henricks (from St. Louis University), Elizabeth Boren (from San Diego), Viola Engels …

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Permanent link to this article: http://lacatholicworker.org/2005/06/30/summer-interns-are-here

Catherine Morris – Civil Disobediance Update

This morning Catherine Morris appeared in court for sentencing. However, the probation department failed to prepare a pre-sentencing report. Although Catherine was prepared to be sentenced and placed in jail this morning the judge posponed the sentencing until August 3rd at 2pm. We invite all of our friends to show up and stand in solidarity …

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Permanent link to this article: http://lacatholicworker.org/2005/06/29/catherine-morris-civil-disobediance-update

June Agitator Released

I just got back from dropping off the June 2005 issue of the Catholic Agitator at our printers. Hopefully I will be able to pick it up and have it mailed out by the end of next week. Those who just can’t wait to get a look at it can read it online by clicking …

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Permanent link to this article: http://lacatholicworker.org/2005/06/03/june-agitator-released

Hiroshima Never Again!

Join the LACW, NDE, and Pax Christi at Las Vegas and the Nevada Test Site, as we commemorate the victims of Hiroshima and Nagasaki and call for total nuclear disarmarment. With: John Dear SJ, Rabbi Arthur Waskow, Dave Robinson and many more. For more information: Call NDE 702-646-4814 http://www.nevadadesertexperience.org/ Pax Christi 814-453-4955 paxchristiusa.org.

Permanent link to this article: http://lacatholicworker.org/2005/05/31/hiroshima-never-again

LACW History photos

lacw/1976_Catherine_Morris_and_Mother_Theresa.jpg In preparation for an upcoming 35th anniversary issue of the Catholic Agitator I scanned in several old photographs, slides, and even film negatives. I thought many of them interesting, including this one of Mother Theresa during her 1976 visit to the Los Angeles Catholic Worker, and thought I would share. If any of you …

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Permanent link to this article: http://lacatholicworker.org/2005/05/27/lacw-history-photos-2

Sara Suman – Civil Disobediance Update

This morning Sara Suman appeared in court along with fellow JVC community members, co-workers, and the LACW community in court for sentencing. Although she expected to receive three months of probation, her defense lawyer, and LACW friend, Ron Kay succesfully argued that she should be given time served or in other words no additional penalties. …

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Permanent link to this article: http://lacatholicworker.org/2005/05/25/sara-suman-civil-disobediance-update

Vandenberg Demonstration Photos

vandenberg/2793_G.jpg For all of those who missed the protest at Vandenberg Air Force Base I posted a few of the photos I took at the demonstration, they can be found at: http://lacatholicworker.org/g/vandenberg The event was well attended by many including a bus full of peacefull people from the Orange County Peace Coalition. Our guest speaker …

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Permanent link to this article: http://lacatholicworker.org/2005/05/22/vandenberg-demonstration-photos