Category: Community News

Pertains directly to activities and events of the LACW community .

December 2021 Catholic Agitator

The December 2021 Catholic Agitator is now online. In this issue: Christmas Appeal The Time Is Now! by Mike Wisniewski John August Swanson Obituary by Mike Wisniewski Sr. Megan Rice Obituary by Mike Wisniewski Jesse Lewis Obituary by Mike Wisniewski A Posture Deeper Than Protest by Matt Harper Book Review: Healing Haunted Histories by David …

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Jesse Lewis Memorial

There will be a memorial service for Jesse Lewis on Sunday, December 12, 2021, at 2 pm at the L.A. Catholic Worker Hennacy House, 632 N. Brittania St., Los Angeles, 90033. The service will be outside. Mask and vaccination protocol to be determined in the coming days.

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Attend the 41st Anniversary Commemoration of the Four U.S. Church Women Martyred in El Salvador

Join the LACW community for a live stream memorial service on Thursday,  December 2, at 3:30 pm PST to commemorate the 41st anniversary of the four U.S. churchwomen martyred in El Salvador. The actual service will be held at the Maryknoll Sisters  Chapel in New York. You can attend the virtual event by going to …

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L.A. Catholic Worker in the Sunday Los Angeles Times

This  LINK is to a very good article in the California section of the Los Angeles  Sunday Times on November 21, about the L.A. Catholic Worker and its struggle with the Los Angeles Archdiocese and Archbishop Gomez regarding the Church’s mission legacy.

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You Are Invited To Join Us

We hope you will join us for the first session of a 6-part Reckoning with Our Mission Histories series entitled “Healing Haunted Histories: How Facing Our Mission Past Can Redeem Us All” presented by Elaine Enns and Ched Myers on Sunday, November 21, from 1:00 – 2:30 pm (PST). Sign up using the QR code …

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Mission Project Update

Dear Mission Project friends, A few updates: 1. I will be attending the Critical Mission Studies conference in San Diego on November 12-13. If anyone has any interest in going, please let me know ASAP, and we can try to coordinate travel and housing plans or arrange to connect there. 2. We now have a …

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Jesse Lewis – Rest In Peace

It is with great sadness that we announce that Jesse Lewis, former community member, dear friend, and husband of Martha Scarbrough-Lewis, joined the Heavenly Cloud of Witnesses on Wednesday, October 27, 2021, at 3:02 pm from complications related to Parkinson’s Disease, which he struggled with for five years. He is deeply loved and will be …

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You Are Invited: Healing Haunted Histories

If you are interested in signing up for the RECKONING WITH OUR MISSION HISTORIES series or receiving updates on our efforts, please complete this FORM. Thank you for your interest, and please spread the word.

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Our Responsibility

By MATT HARPER Part of our Catholic responsibility is to call our Church into the same sacramental reconciliation that we are invited into. This process of exploring individual (and systemic) actions, identifying where we have fallen short, and committing to amends that appropriately heal is needed in so many areas, one of which is around …

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San Gabriel Mission’s Jubilee Year – A Response

By DAVID DeCOSSE What wasn’t said was as important as what was. In his Sept. 8 homily to launch a Jubilee Year marking the 250th anniversary of the San Gabriel Mission, Los Angeles Archbishop José Gomez spoke of his effort to imagine the choices faced by Junípero Serra and the Franciscans who founded the California …

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October 2021 Catholic Agitator

The  October 2021 edition of the Catholic Agitator is now online. In this issue: Coming Through The Pandemic by Matt Harper Book Review: The Last Week: What the Gospels Really Teach About Jesus’s Final Week  by Mike Wisniewski Book Review: Let Us Dream: The path To A Better Future by David DeCosse Doing Right By …

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John August Swanson – R.I.P.

It is with great sadness to announce that this amazing person, artist extraordinaire, and our dear and longtime friend, supporter, and social justice and peace activist, John August Swanson, 83, joined the glorious Heavenly Cloud of Witnesses early Thursday morning, September 23.  Funeral arrangements are pending the completion of the St. Camillus Center chapel renovation, …

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