Category: Community News

Pertains directly to activities and events of the LACW community .

End of Our Summer Internship Program at Vandenberg Space Force Base Vigil

Below are photos from our annual Hiroshima/Nagasaki vigil at Vandenberg Space Force Base on California’s central coast, which is the traditional closing of our summer internship program. August 6 and 9, 2022 is the 77th anniversary of the diabolical and unnecessary atomic bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. We commemorated these tragic anniversaries and the destruction …

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2022 Third Summer Picnic and Party

On July 29, we had our third and last summer picnic for our friends from downtown, which was held at Whittier Narrows/Legg Lake Park in South El Monte. All enjoyed chips and salsa, and plums upon arrival, then BBQ burgers (meat and veggie), potato salad, watermelon, chips, cookies,  lemonade, and Snickers ice cream bars for …

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Pope Francis: Residential-School Policy Was Part Of ‘Genocide’ Plan

The article below and behind this LINK is yet further truth in the reconciliation process with our Church’s history against the indigenous communities of North America. By: Cindy Wooden July 30, 2022 ABOARD THE PAPAL FLIGHT FROM CANADA (CNS) — The planned destruction of the families, languages, cultures, and traditions of the Indigenous communities of …

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August 2022 Catholic Agitator

The  August 2022 Catholic Agitator is now online. In this issue: The Overlooked Sacraments of Christ – by Matt Harper Albert Wingate Obituary –  by Mike Wisniewski Book Review: Christian Faith and the Truth Behind 9/11: A Call to Reflection and Action – by Mike Wisniewski Love in Action – by Mike Wisniewski What Eucharist …

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2022 Second Summer Pool Party and Picnic

On July 17, we had our second of three summer pool parties, hosted by Kurt and Ann Peterson. Kurt and Ann were great hosts who provided us with a wonderful and refreshing pool and spa, along with a great BBQ. Thank you, Kurt and Ann. Then on July 22, we had the second of three …

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Pope Francis Offers Apology to Canada’s Indigenous Peoples

Pope Francis is not afraid of genuine contrition. He apologized for the history of violence at the residential schools in Canada, and appealed to Canadian Catholics to safeguard the memory of grandparents and the elderly as a necessary means of preventing the mistakes of the past and for building a better future. See this LINK, this  LINK and …

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2022 First Summer Pool Party and Picnic

On July 3, we had our first of three summer pool parties, hosted by longtime friend and supporter Mary Nalick. Mary is a great host who provided scrumptious snacks, delicious gourmet pizza along with a variety of salads, and a variety of yummy ice cream, not to forget a variety of beverages. Thank you, Mary. …

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Meet Our 2022 Summer Interns

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2022 Summer Program

As the Los Angeles Catholic Worker orients its newest summer interns to some of our values, practices, and co-conspirators, we invite you to join us. Beginning Wednesday, June 29, through the next six weeks, we will stream our presentations, culture critiques, and liturgies on Facebook or Zoom for anyone who would like to tune in. …

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June 2022 Catholic Agitator

The June 2022 Catholic Agitator is now online.   In this issue: (click to view or share individual articles) In Search of Prophets by Matt Harper Independence Day Reflection by Joshua Flaugher Book Review: The Risk Of The Cross by Mike Wisniewski Until We All Get Over The Mountaintop by Matt Harper Neighborhood Prophets by Megan …

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The Hippie Kitchen Dining Garden To Reopen

Unless COVID infections, hospitalizations, and deaths again escalate unceasingly, we plan to reopen our dining garden on Thursday, June 2.  We will continue serving “to go” containers at the 6th Street gate, but our guests will be able to eat and relax in the garden. Jeff and Catherine will again be present in the garden …

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Our Seder of Liberation Was a Rousing Success

After a two-year hiatus because of COVID-19, on Sunday, April 24, we again gathered 40 strong to celebrate our annual Seder of Liberation. With Matt as our M/C (who also played keyboards in the band) and with  Hannah Peterson, Alan Pulnar, former community member Dave Lubian, and Ron Kaye at the head table as readers …

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