Tag Archives: Catholic Worker

Rejoicing in the Beatification of Msgr Oscar Romero of El Salvador

At the beginning of our Catholic Worker community, July 1999, there was no doubt about its patron. Msgr. Oscar Romero, Archbishop of San Salvador, was chosen because of his fidelity to the Faith — his commitment to the poor — … Continue reading

Posted in Catholic, Peace, Social Justice, War and Peace | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

The realities of feeding the poor.

Concurrent with the push for the new farm bill, which includes cuts to food stamps, has been a series of editorials and news stories lauding the compassion of the American people in helping feed the poor. And that’s true — … Continue reading

Posted in Catholic, Economic Prosperity, food, Peak Oil, Permaculture, Social Justice | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Romero Catholic Worker needs your support.

It’s summer time and one thing I’ve learned is that people get just as hungry in June, July, and August as they do in November and December. We continue to make nearly 400 deliveries every month of supplemental groceries to … Continue reading

Posted in Catholic, Social Justice | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Going downtown. . .

Each month I rent a U-haul truck to do the grocery run to the public housing sites where the Oscar Romero Catholic Worker House distributes groceries.  This month I thought I would show a little solidarity with the beleagured downtown … Continue reading

Posted in Good and Frugal Government, Oklahoma Living | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

76 years of the Catholic Worker movement.

If you wonder why I do what I do. . . the answer is in the words below, which I am repeating here from my On Pilgrimage in Oklahoma blog. This is the Feast of St. Joseph the Worker.  On this … Continue reading

Posted in Catholic, Social Justice | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

And now for something completely different. . .

When I’m not railing at the financial masters of the universe, criticizing the US Catholic bishops, teaching permaculture, managing the Oklahoma Food Coop, directing the music at Epiphany Church, or afflicting the comfortable amongst the powers that be here in … Continue reading

Posted in Catholic, Social Justice | Tagged , , | Leave a comment