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Volunteering

There are various ways to participate with the Los Angeles Catholic Worker: some people join us on Wednesday evenings for liturgy and potluck dinner, many volunteer for a day at our soup kitchen, some join with us for our vigils, other people decide to spend a week or two living with us, and yet others decide to participate in our Summer Internship Program. In 2004, 2005 and 2009, some of our soup kitchen volunteers shared their experiences with us, which we printed in our newspaper, the Catholic Agitator.

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Soup Kitchen

Hospitality Kitchen (aka The Hippie Kitchen)   Days: Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday (We are closed on Thanksgiving, Christmas Day, New Years Day, and July 4.) Time: 7:30am – 12:45pm (If you arrive after 7:45, and we already have enough volunteers, you may be turned away.) We ask that all volunteers commit for the full day. …

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Visiting

Hennacy House Thinking About Staying with us for a week or a month? We welcome anyone who may have an interest in community life as a Catholic Worker to come and “try it out” with us for a short period of one week to one month. We are a pacifist resistance community that attempts to …

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Liturgy

  Los Angeles Catholic Worker Wednesday Evening Liturgies Wednesday evenings 6pm at Hennacy House 632 N. Brittania St. Los Angeles, CA 90033-1722 (323) 267-8789 Driving Directions We welcome anyone who is interested to join us for our Wednesday evening home liturgies. We begin at 6pm, followed by a potluck dinner. Our liturgies vary from having …

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Volunteer Stories (2009)

In the years 2004, 2005 and 2009 we interviewed our volunteers for our December issues of the Catholic Agitator. Below are the 2009 interviews. Stephanie Chan I am from Redlands, California in the Inland Empire. I received a bachelor’s in journalism from UC – Irvine. For the last two years I have been working for …

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Driving Directions

Hospitality Kitchen 821 E. 6th Street Los Angeles, CA 90021 (213) 614-9615 Our kitchen is located on the corner of 6th St. and Gladys Ave. (near Central Ave.) Volunteers should park on Gladys Ave. A community member is usually outside to direct volunteers to available parking. For those unfamiliar with downtown, many of the streets …

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  1. Patrick Rossi

    Hello,

    Wow you guys got it together!! I am very interested in helping out and I’m sure some of my parish would be very interested in volunteering as well..

    Cheers,
    Patrick

  2. frances june selman

    hi! i sent a note yesterday 6-14-13 and forgot one thing to ask. I remember that when the new cathedral was being built i was online daily then and a regular reader of the la times.if i remember correctly,some worker folks were protesting there alot and getting arrested.is it expected,if part of the team,to get arrested at various protests? the reason i ask is that i’ve never been to jail,and at this late stage,i don’t think i care to begin.thank you,june selman p.o box 132,fairview,oregon 97024 and 503-887-3558

  3. Angelique

    Do I need to registar to volunteer< or do I just show up before 7:45 to help out ??

    1. Mike W

      One or two people can show up on any serving day (Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday) between 7:30 – 7:45am and commit to at least 12:30pm. Three to five people must sign up as a group by calling our house at 323-267-8789.

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