Posted by: ithacacatholicworker | June 4, 2014

5th Annual Peter De Mott Peace Trot! & summer schedule

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Peace Peeps! It’s that time again! Our fifth 5k/1 mile memorial run at Cornell Plantations. Woohoo! Please see the trot website for more information, and join us on Sunday, June 15th, 2014, at 10am!!

http://www.peterdemottpeacetrot.org

Also–we have a schedule for the summer! Behold. All meetings at the Peter De Mott catholic worker house, 411 S.Plain St, Ithaca, unless otherwise indicated. Meal at 6pm, Meeting at 7pm.

June 10 – topic, disarmament. Facilitator? Food – Todd
June 17 – no meeting
June 20 – money: report on where we’re at, budget, proposal, etc. Facilitator, Mary. Food – Mary
July 1 – lake. Potluck
July 8 – Send-off dinner for Maryanne. (probably not at house.) These two dates might get swapped depending on what Maryanne prefers. There is a small committee (Clare and Ellen) who will meet with Maryanne to determine her needs while she’s in jail…
July 15 – no meeting
July 22 – no meeting
July 29 – Taize. Facilitator, Ellen, with D’s help. Food – Todd and Laurie
August 5 – Hiroshima. Facilitator, Teresa Jane. Food – Sara
August 12 – Omar and Nancy talking about their experience refusing to prove that they’re citizens, at the airport and being detained (racial profiling) Food – Clare
August 19 – no meeting
August 26 – no meeting
September 2 – no meeting
September 9 – decision making meeting at Todd and Laurie’s (D on break) Food – ?

 

Posted by: ithacacatholicworker | October 2, 2013

Fall Schedule

Wow! We really got on a roll with our planning last night. All Tuesday meetings at the Peter De Mott house unless otherwise indicated. Meal at 6pm, meeting at 7pm. 
 
Tues, Oct 8th–Kathy Kelly, Clare, and others on Drone Wars panel at GIAC, 7pm.No meeting at house, no meal.
 
Fri, Oct 11th–Teach-In at GIAC 6-8pm. Resistance to mass incarceration. Contact James/Kayla for more info?
 
Tues, Oct 15th–Gathering at house. Topic: Support for Ellen & Saoirse. Blessing of Garry’s titanium knee. Soup by Ellen
 
Tues, Oct 22nd– Topic: Descent into Death. Reading from Todd & Laurie. Soup by D
 
Thurs, Oct 24th–Ellen’s trial. 5pm. DeWitt court near Syracuse. carpooling available
 
Tues,  Oct 29th–Rosalie Riegle at house to discuss her new book, “Doing Time”. Soup TBA
 
Wed, Oct 30th–Brayton Shanley presentation on Agape community. location TBA–Friends Meeting House? 7pm
 
Tues, Nov 6th–Connie’s bday. Topic: Native Justice. Soup by Dan.
 
Tues, Nov 13th–Topic: Thomas Merton’s Love and Living. Facilitated by Clare & Grandma Theresa. Soup by Clare.
 
Tues, Nov 20th–movie night. Pray the Devil Back to Hell. Soup & popcorn by Heather. (see http://praythedevilbacktohell.com/ for more information). Women’s interfaith peace movement in Liberia
 
Tues, Nov 26th– no meeting. Thanksgiving week. Enjoy your turkey or tofurkey!
 
Tues, Dec 3rd–Advent Reflection
 
Tues, Dec 10th–Decision Making. 
 
Posted by: ithacacatholicworker | August 22, 2013

Late summer schedule…let’s not call it fall, mmkay?

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And behold–our fall schedule! 
 
All meetings NOT at the Peter De Mott House! Read carefully and see you soon!
Meal at 6pm, Meeting at 7pm
 
Tues, Aug 20th–no meeting
 
Tues, Aug 27th–Topic: Peace & Sustainability (in prep for Peace Mass weekend) with some singing of peace songs. Meeting held at Dan & Linda’s house, 211 Westview Lane, food by Linda. Carpool available from downtown–meet at Todd & Laurie’s at 5:45pm (302 Cascadilla St). 
 
Tues, Sept 3rd–no meeting. Returning from Atlantic Life Community retreat in Camden, NJ
 
Tues, Sept 10th–Topic: Doctrine of Discovery, and the Church’s role. Meeting held at Clare’s house, 201 Elm Street, with food by Clare. 
 
Tues, Sept 17th–Topic: Surveillance and the NSA. Article to be announced. Meeting held at Ellen’s house, aka the Log House, 133 Sheffield Road, food by Ellen & Mary.
 
Tues, Sept 24th–Topic: Taize and Meditation in preparation for Ellen’s trial. Meeting to be held potentially in Cortland. Food team–Ellen, Heather, Doug, Colonel Sanders. Stay tuned!
 
Tues, Oct 1st–Topic: Decision Making. Meeting held at the Peter De Mott house, 411 S. Plain St. Harvest Potluck! Bring some fall bounty to share if you can.
 
Posted by: ithacacatholicworker | May 26, 2013

Summer Schedule!

Summer Schedule!

Whoa! Voila! Our summer plans! Thanks to all for making the calendar and Mary Loehr for putting it all together. All meetings at the house, 411 S.Plain, unless otherwise noted. Meal at 6pm, Meeting at 7pm

May 28 – peace in Colombia event at Ecovillage – NO meeting at CW house! The event starts at 7:30 at the FROG Common house. I’ll include the details at the bottom of this email.
June 4: Lectio Divina facilitated by Laurie. Letters about Guantanamo to sign. Food by Sara.
June 11: Budget. Food by D
Friday, June 14th: Peace Trot Mass, 6:30pm in the backyard of the CW house
Sunday, June 16th: PEACE TROT! Setup starts 7am. Registration opens 8:30am, Trot 10am. Picnic at Northpoint to follow in afternoon–2pm-ish until dark.
June 18: No meeting. Resting after the peace trot.
June 25: Support for the Drone actions and defendants. Food by Ellen
July 2: Mary Loehr’s birthday. Picnic/potluck at Northpoint Taughannock. If you want to carpool, meet at CW house at 5:30.
July 9: Sharing of life journey by Connie Thomas. Food by Mary
July 16: Picnic at Northpoint. If you want to carpool, meet at CW house at 5:30.
July 23: Taize. Food by Chris Pothier
July 30: Immigration or if Laurie can’t do that, then singing at Beechtree. Food by Connie.
August 6: Hiroshima, facilitated by Ellen. Food by Clare.
August 13: Decision making. food – potluck.

Posted by: ithacacatholicworker | March 7, 2013

Karan Casey and John Doyle concert March 7th!

Please join us for a really fun evening
of Irish Music with

Karan Casey and John Doyle*

Thursday, March 7, 2013
CSMA, 3rd Floor Hall
7:30PM
$20 suggested donation
call for family rate
Tickets:
Angry Mom Records downstairs at Autumn Leaves Book Store
Brooktons Market

Proceeds go to the peace and justice work of the Peter De Mott Catholic Worker House
For more info call 607-279-8303 or email at demottgrady6@gmail.com

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Posted by: ithacacatholicworker | January 16, 2013

January/February Happenings

Well, Ellen and Clare are in jail! But we’re hopeful they will be out shortly. Here’s our schedule for the next two months

Winter is upon us!

All meetings at the Peter De Mott Catholic worker house unless otherwise indicated.

Meal at 6pm, meeting at 7pm.

Wed, Jan 16th–Colm Gannon concert at the log house, 7pm $15-20 recommended contribution.

Tues, Jan 22–Sara Pines lifestory sharing, soup by Sara

Fri, Jan 25th–Reading of Mary Oliver’s Leaf & the Cloud, Neil & Kathy’s, 7pm

Tues, Jan 29th–Palestine short film, Q&A, discussion of house meeting campaign. Facilitated by MaryAnne, soup by D

Tues, Feb 5th– Check-In go-around, soup by Heather with MaryAnne leftover accompaniment

Tues, Feb 12th–go to court OR celebrate Mardi Gras! potluck–think festive. BYO beads

Tues, Feb19th– pending Quaker confirmation–Iraq Paper Scissors at 3rd St meeting house, soup by Connie & Mary

Tues, Feb 26th–decision-making, soup by Mark

other topics needing a home: Beechtree Reconstruction Singing/ Idle No More / Sainthood

Posted by: ithacacatholicworker | December 3, 2012

Advent Schedule

IMG_0797Advent has begun! We have lots of activity planned–please join us! All events at the Peter De Mott Catholic Worker house unless otherwise noted. 411 South Plain St, Ithaca

Tues, Dec 4th–Movie night, Poster Girl, 6pm
Sat, Dec 8th–Third Anniversary Open House, 3-6pm. Bring a dessert to share
Tues, Dec 11th–Lectio Divino and Advent Songs, 6pm
Saturday, Dec 15th–Christmas Party at Bryn & Heather’s, aka Carver homestead, 18 Cayuga St, TBurg, 4-11pm
***Tues, Dec 18th–Christmas Potluck & Caroling. Early start! 5pm** Invite singing friends & dress warmly!

Tues, Dec 25th–Christmas! no meeting–enjoy your Christmas goose!
Tues, Jan 1st–New Year’s Day! no meeting–write your resolutions!
Tues, Jan 8th–Decision-Making meeting, 6pm

Posted by: ithacacatholicworker | October 10, 2012

Hancock Action & Fall Calendar


The Upstate Coalition to Ground the Drones and End the Wars has been busy! Here are some recent pictures of the latest action and arrests at Hancock Air Force Base. Also, our fall schedule!

FALL CW gatherings:
All meetings at the Peter De Mott Catholic Worker house…except next week’s! Meal at 6, meeting at 7.

Tues, Oct 16–James & Danny debrief (we hope?)–at Dan & Linda’s (to be confirmed)–soup by Clare
Tues, Oct 23–Film night–“Poster Girl”–soup by Heather –BYO-Mike & Ikes
Tues, Oct 30–Songs & Jokes. Come in costume!–potluck, think festive
Tues, Nov 6–Drones discussion, facilitated by Ellen–soup by D
Tues, Nov 13–Decision-making–soup by Mary Loehr
Tues, Nov 20–Thanksgiving week. Kick back and prepare for the feast!

Here’s more information about the film, which features an Iraq vet named Robyn Murray who was literally the poster girl for women in combat! Louie and Clare have met her.

http://www.postergirlthemovie.com/

Posted by: ithacacatholicworker | June 18, 2012

Peace Trot Thanks & Summer Schedule

The Peace Trot weekend was a fabulous success! From the fun concert on Friday night, to the wonderful Mass with Fr. John on Saturday, to the amazing trot and picnic on Sunday! On behalf of the planning committee, I’d like to thank everyone who helped make it happen so smoothly! Trotters, donors, race marshals, poster designers, tablers, FOOD preparers (!!), tent setter-uppers, T-shirt dispensers, registrars, and everyone else….you make this event possible!
 
June 19: OFF
June 26: Chris Pothier (Ellen on soup)
July 3: Neil & Kathy BBQ (potluck)
July 10: Lectio Divino w/ Dan (Dan on soup)
July 17: Clare on Abolition of Prisons + Police (Clare on soup)
July 24: Grace Lee Boggs book [chapter assignment by Mary] (Mary on soup)
July 31: I Am movie [Dan will get] (D on soup)
Aug 7: OFF
Aug 14: Mary readings, poems, etc. (Todd on soup)
Aug 21: Dan on Pacifism, practice & talk (Ellen on soup)
Aug 28: Decisions (Mary on soup)

Posted by: ithacacatholicworker | February 22, 2012

Lookin’ Good!

Here’s a glimpse of two recent photo opportunities! We gathered on Sunday at Greensprings Natural Cemetery to remember the third anniversary of Peter De Mott’s passing. On Tuesday we celebrated Mardi Gras at the Peter De Mott house!

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