For this 90th anniversary episode, Theo and Lydia interview Rosalie Riegle about the origins of the Catholic Worker, the Catholic Worker’s early involvement with the labor movement, and why the contemporary Catholic Worker has turned to other issues.
Going to our roots, being radical, not liberal or conservative, marks Catholic Workers as a unique blend of old and new.
Cassandra Dixon of Mary House of Hospitality was seriously harmed by an Israeli settler on March 7 while she and an Italian observer were in the hills outside of Hebron near a village called Tuba. On April 26, she issued the following update to CatholicWorker.org.
Today we have Tensie Hernandez joining us from Beatitude House of Guadalupe, California. She shares with us the story of stumbling on to the Los Angeles Catholic Worker while still in high school, how rootedness in a community grows over time, and how running a Catholic Worker in a small town is different than doing so in a big, bustling city.
In this episode, Michele Naar Obed (Hildegard House Catholic Worker, Duluth, Minnesota) shares with us her journey to the Catholic Worker through the Plowshares movement. We talk about her journey to grounding herself in Catholic Worker principles including the Sermon on the Mount. Michele has been connected to many projects including Christian Peacemaker Teams, Rojava, and valve-turning actions for the climate.
The Dorothy Day Guild and America Media (publishers of America magazine) co-sponsored an event commemorating the 40th anniversary of the…
Frits ter Kuile (Jeannette Noel House, Amsterdam, Netherlands) joins Coffee with Catholic Worker to share his story, which ranges from anarchist squats to imprisonment for draft resistance to marches across the U.S. for peace. He also shares some of the good work being done by other Catholic Workers across Europe.
Catholic Workers attending the Midwest Catholic Worker Faith and Resistance Gathering were among dozens who participated in nonviolent direct actions at Truax Air Force Base and Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers’ office on Monday to oppose the deployment of F-35 fighter jets to the base.
Simone Weil Catholic Worker is looking for live-in intentional community members/Catholic Workers (full time, but p/t outside work is fine); live-in (or local) summer volunteers; members of a new associate community of folks living in our second house and sharing in our life while working and contributing to rent….
This Lent, we invite you to support our work financially. We are so grateful for the support offered to our community during the Advent season, which gave us a few months of peace of mind. However, this spring, we are now once again facing a monthly shortfall. Donations, especially recurring donations of any size, are greatly appreciated!
Cassandra Dixon of Mary House of Hospitality was seriously harmed by an Israeli settler on March 7 while she and an Italian observer were in the hills outside of Hebron near a village called Tuba. Both were volunteers with Operazione Colomba (Operation Dove), the “nonviolent Peace Corps” of the Pope John XXIII community based in Italy, She issued the following statement.
The Casa de Clara Catholic Worker (San Jose, CA) is looking for multiple new live-in intentional community members. If you’re…
Author D.L. Mayfield joins Coffee with Catholic Worker to talk about her new book, Unruly Saint: Dorothy Day’s Radical Vision and its Challenge for Our Time.
Lydia’s House, a Catholic Worker in Cincinnati, Ohio, is accepting applicants for the two-year Dorothy Day fellowship program in Community Ministry and Maternal and Early Childhood Advocacy
Hildegard House (Duluth, MN) is looking for someone to help with hospitality to asylum seekers from May to September — and longer, if it seems like a good fit.
Do you ever wonder what life is like on an organic vegetable farm? Do you yearn to make an impact on local food justice? Our farm would be an excellent place for you to contribute to food justice, land stewardship, and community-building missions while learning valuable skills.
Hello friends, Help us say no to war, environmental pollution, militarism, and F-35’s in Madison or anywhere else! The 20th…
Here’s a roundup of Catholic Worker news for March 3, 2023, including a new film about the Kingsbay Plowshares 7, new community newsletters, a profile of Dorothy Gauchat, and more.
We welcome 3-5 summer residents for the duration of the summer months, with some flexibility around start and end date. This is a volunteer role, where residents live upstairs and have food and housing in exchange for their service and contributions in the soup kitchen.
Daniel Ellsberg released this letter announcing that he has terminal pancreatic cancer on March 2.
Ellsberg is best known for leaking the Pentagon Papers to the New York Times in June 1972; however, in his letter he calls his work for nuclear disarmament his greatest cause. Ellsberg is also the father of Robert Ellsberg, editor at Orbis Books and managing editor of The Catholic Worker newspaper from 1976-1978.