Category: Community News

Pertains directly to activities and events of the LACW community .

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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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

Lois Thorne R.I.P.

[Note:Lois Thorne was a long time friend, supporter, and volunteer of the Los Angeles Catholic Worker. We have fond memories of her helping to butter the bread in the morning and passing out plates during serving time. The following was sent to use via email by her daughter in law and is reprinted here. Today …

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Permanent link to this article: http://lacatholicworker.org/2005/05/17/lois-thorne-rip

Cats of the Catholic Worker

For those cat lovers out there (you know who you are), I posted some pictures of the feline members of our community. http://lacatholicworker.org/cats/  

Permanent link to this article: http://lacatholicworker.org/2005/05/11/cats-of-the-catholic-worker

Civil Disobediance Update

On the morning of May 4th, Catherine Morris, Sara Suman and David Gardner appeared in court as the result of their civil disobedience action on March 16th. Sara Suman entered a plea of guilty and will appear for sentencing on May 25th. Catherine Morris also entered a guilty plea and will be sentenced on June …

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Permanent link to this article: http://lacatholicworker.org/2005/05/07/civil-disobediance-update

Seder photos now online

seder05/ For all those who attended and those who were unable to, I have posted some of the photos from this year’s seder event. http://lacatholicworker.org/g/seder05  

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May 21-Protest at Vandenberg AFB

[Note: This event has already taken place, please see: http://lacatholicworker.org/2005/05/22/vandenberg-demonstration-photos/] Join the Los Angeles Catholic Worker, and guest speaker Kathy Kelly to protest the Star Wars (missile defense system) at the main gate of Vandenberg Air Force Base at 1pm. Vandenberg is a test site for the National Missile Defense program and launch site for …

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Permanent link to this article: http://lacatholicworker.org/2005/04/30/may-21-protest-at-vandenberg-afb

May Agitator Released

The May issue of the Catholic Agitator has just been sent to the printer, and will hopefully be in the mail next week. We are really excited about this issue and the articles came together nicely. Those who just can’t wait to get a look at it can read it online at May Agitator. Anyone …

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Elizabeth Guatemala Update

liz/HolyWeek/Liz_Brenda_and_Mayra.jpg [Note: We recently received two updates from Elizabeth Griswold, a former Los Angeles Catholic Worker community member now working with a rural indigenous community in Guatemala. Both updates are included in this post.]    I wish everyone a Happy Spring and also a belated Happy Ashura, Happy Purim, and Happy Easter!     Here are some …

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Permanent link to this article: http://lacatholicworker.org/2005/04/10/elizabeth-guatemala-update

Los Angeles Catholic Worker Annual Seder Meal

Sunday, May 1 @ 3pm Dolores Mission Church 170 S. Gless St., Los Angeles Join the LACW for our annual Seder meal where we will celebrate the liberation from slavery for all people. Please call to sign up to bring a salad or a desert, RSVP and get diresctions. (323) 267-8789  

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Ed Birmingham aka John Mowers RIP

Ed Birmingham, a longtime guest and friend of the Los Angeles Catholic Worker died this morning. Ed had stayed with us off and on for several years, so long that no one seems to remember when he first came to the LACW. When he came to us he was no stranger to the CW movement, …

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Permanent link to this article: http://lacatholicworker.org/2005/03/26/ed-birmingham-aka-jojn-mowers-rip

Stations of the Cross Photos now online

stations-05/5_Doctor_Rich_and_Donald_lead_group_to_LA_County_Courthouse.jpg We are happy to announce that our annual Good Friday Stations of the Anti-War Cross was well attended and was a success. For those who are interested I posted some pictures of the event. lacatholicworker.org/g/stations-05  

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