For the last week, I’ve been painting the interior of an office complex up the street that is being readied for a Cleveland, non-profit refugee service.   The building was  constructed in the late 1800s and just exudes character. The … Continue reading


Just prior to Christmas, my family and I participated in the annual, Catholic Worker:   ‘Social Justice Bowl Game.’   My team, among others,  included my wife Liz, who is from New Zealand and only knows rugby.   And Marie, … Continue reading


I attended a talk at the Cleveland Catholic Worker House last night on Human Trafficking (Slavery in the 21st Century).   The presenter, Sherry Watts, said a staggering 2 to 3 million people are “trafficked” every year in the world. … Continue reading


I gave a talk to the Sacred Heart Church Social Justice Committee in Oberlin, Ohio, this last week.   Sacred Heart is one of 10 churches in Lorain County to sign onto the Intefaith Hospitality Network to help the homeless. … Continue reading


I gave a talk on Finding Common Ground in Politics at the Oberlin, Ohio, “Peace Potluck” tonight.   During the Q & A period, people from the audience talked about their protests at the School of the Americas, their work … Continue reading