Category: Community News

Pertains directly to activities and events of the LACW community .

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

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