Posts Tagged ‘catholic worker’

Interesting stuff

July 28, 2010

This is excellent. As my posts hitherto will betray, I find myself stuck in a rather unstable oscillation between the kind of politics described here and a leftism which is neither anarchist nor pacifist (see McCabe’s The Class Struggle and Christian Love). I am certainly convinced, though, that the Church should make no claim to state power, should avoid co-option, and should make no attempt to enforce distinctively Christian norms by force of law. And there is much more food for thought here besides. Ciaron’s comments on contemporary US ‘spirituality’, in particular, are spot on.

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From London Catholic Worker

July 5, 2010


Dear All,

this week we will be opening our new house of hospitality in Haringey!
BELOW are lists of what we need! – the same list is also attached for easy printing.
We rely totally on voluntary donations in cash and in kind, and volunteers, for our work.
So if have anyhting that is surplus to what you need, please think of us. and also
please forward this around to anyone you think might be willing and able to help us.

We need basically everything you might need to furnish and equip a house, plus office stuff. AND, in addition, we will be providing overnight accommodation for up to 30 destitute refugees. So we will need extra stuff, especially mattresses and bedding, also fridges/freezers. Money is always needed too, of course!

We also need volunteers for all aspects of the work, ‘front line’ and support roles like admin, boook keeping and organising. Especially we are always looking for people who want to commit to the full time live-in life and work of community, hospitality and resistance that is the Catholic Worker!

thanks

All at London Catholic Worker

tel: 020 7249 0041

FURNITURE AND EQUIPMENT NEEDED
Toiletries,
household cleaning materials
Food – non-perishable and regular donations of fresh food
Bedding
Mattresses & Beds
Desks
Shelves
Wardrobes
Computers
computer printers
chairs
sofas
telephones
storage boxes
TV
DVD / video players
DVDs / videos
A4 paper & notebooks
lamps and shades
pens etc
tools
bike locks and parts
light bulbs
clothes (mainly mens, but also womens)

Kitchen equipment

Cups

Plates

Bowls

Pots / pans

Industrial cooker

Washing machine

Fridge freezer

Pressure cooker

Tables & chairs

Microwave

Kettles

Water boilers / urns

Bread bins

Knives chopping boards (inc. colour coded)

Etc … etc …. Etc ….

Apocalypse Now!

March 18, 2010