Posts from June 2022

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Dispatches from the Oakland Catholic Worker #4

by Tinamarie Stolz

Saludos Mi Familia de San Vicente de Pablo, While teaching me how to make tortillas from their home country, my new friends (a father and child) shared why and how they fled to the US. Out of respect for their friendship, privacy, and security, I’ll give non-identifying details, but here’s what I’d like you to […]

Dispatches from the Oakland Catholic Worker #3

by Tinamarie Stolz

Saludos Mi Familia de San Vicente de Pablo,  “We cannot love God unless we love each other, and to love, we must know each other. We know God in the breaking of bread, and we know each other in the breaking of bread, and we are not alone anymore.”  Dorothy Day We are called to […]

Dispatches from the Oakland Catholic Worker #2

by Tinamarie Stolz

Saludos Mi Familia de San Vicente de Pablo,  “Te invito a tacos!” my new friend Fe called out to a room stuffed with people. Everyone began calling out their orders, pollo camarones, carne asada! Dos por favor! We strolled two blocks to Taqueria El Paisa and ordered all 16 tacos. As we approached the register, […]

Dispatches from the Oakland Catholic Worker #1

by Tinamarie Stolz

Saludos Mi Familia de San Vicente de Pablo, On Monday, I landed in Oakland, California, and began a two-month stay at the Catholic Worker, ‚ÄčObrero Cat√≥lico de Oakland. I didn’t know what to expect, and that’s what made me nervous. What would living in one actually be like? The words of Dorothy Day could only […]