The aim of the Catholic Worker movement is to live in accordance with the justice and charity of Jesus Christ. . . . This aim requires us to begin living in a different way. We recall the words of our founders, Dorothy Day who said, ‘God meant things to be much easier than we have made them,’ and Peter Maurin who wanted to build a society ‘where it is easier for people to be good.’”
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The Works of Mercy

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The Works of Mercy are an abiding norm for the Catholic Worker Movement. Dorothy Day and Peter Maurin lived lives of “active love” built on these precepts.

 

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CATHOLIC WORKER VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

Live-in Volunteer Opportunity: Wallyhouse, Honolulu, Hawai’i

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We are looking for one or two people to join Wallyhouse, a Catholic Worker community that welcomes volunteers dedicated to the spiritual and corporal works of mercy. Wallyhouse is the only CW house of hospitality in Hawaii. It is located in the former rectory of St Elizabeth’s Episcopal Church, surrounded by public housing and a number of homeless folks living in tents.
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Casa de Clara Catholic Worker: Positions Available

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Casa de Clara Catholic Worker, located in beautiful San Jose, CA, has two positions open for workers who are looking to help us rebuild. We shut down in 2021 due to Covid and the need to do a rash of renovations to our house but we’re trying to get started again. We love to have your help. The need in San Jose is great as we have a burgeoning homeless population and an ever-increasing wealth gap.
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Dandelion House (Portland, OR)

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We are looking for people interested in joining a small, live-in Catholic Worker community.  Prior community living experience, grounding in spiritual practice, and commitment to a nonviolent revolution are helpful. Contact Dandelion House Catholic Worker.
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