REFLECTION: Spending time with a Catholic Worker House in Northern California (part 2)

by Fr. John Dear, S.J. Pax Christi USA Ambassador of Peace Jesus, according to the four Gospels, welcomed everyone with his healing embrace. In fact, his outreach began with those who were not welcomed anywhere else. He placed them at the center of his community of peace, love and nonviolence. He put them in the … Continue reading REFLECTION: Spending time with a Catholic Worker House in Northern California (part 2)

REFLECTION: Spending time with a Catholic Worker House in Northern California

by Fr. John Dear, S.J. Pax Christi USA Ambassador of Peace This year marks the 80th anniversary of the Catholic Worker, the movement of hospitality to the poor and public peacemaking, which I consider the greatest gift of the North American church. These days, I'm spending a few weeks helping out at the┬áKelly Avenue Catholic … Continue reading REFLECTION: Spending time with a Catholic Worker House in Northern California