Posted by: ithacacatholicworker | May 20, 2015

Sum Sum Summertime 2015!

Here’s our early summer schedule! We are gearing up for our big annual fundraiser, the Peter De Mott Peace Trot, on Father’s Day! All meetings at the Peter De Mott catholic worker house, 411 South Plain St, unless otherwise indicated. Meal at 6pm, Meeting at 7pm.
May 26 – Check in – Facilitator: Neil – Food: Neil
* June 2 – Taize – Facilitator: D & Mary Anne  – Food:Marty
* June 9 – World Beyond War – Facilitator: Ruth  – Food: Dan & Linda or Mary Anne – Note: we each are encouraged to read the booklet or at least a part of it in advance.  Ruth will send the website where we can see it online, and there are 3 paper copies to share.
​* June 16 – ​Peace Trot – Facilitator: Ellen? Tom?  – Food: Todd
Friday, June 19–Peace Trot Mass, 7pm, at the house.
SUNDAY–June 21st--Peace Trot!! Followed by potluck at Taughannock State Park, North Point. to register or find more information
​* June 23 – No meeting
* June 30 – ​Potluck at Taughannock (no gathering at the house)
* July 7 – Annual LLC meeting, house talk, party – Facilitator: ? TBD  Food: Potluck – NOTE: we need at least 6 of the 10 people who signed the LLC agreement to show up for it to be official.
* July 14 – Israel, Palestine, and Green Star – Facilitator: Beth – Food: Mary Anne or Dan & Linda
* July 21 – Decision Making – Food: ? TBD
Posted by: ithacacatholicworker | February 4, 2015

Lent 2015 Schedule

Happy winter to all! Be sure to get your skiing and sledding in, because we’ll be swimming in the lake in no time!

Date – Topic – Facilitator – Food
February 3 – Ferguson Article – Ellen – Food: Ellen
February 10 – Nonviolence Works! – Neil – Food: Mary
​February​ 17 – Movie: GDog – D – Food: Mardigra Potluck!
​February​ 24 – Taize – D – Food: Neil
March 3 – Finances, LLC,Operating Agreement, Landline, Internet – Todd – Food: Connie
March 10 – Lenten Readings – Mary Anne – Food: Todd
March 17 – St. Patrick’s Day – No Meeting – Party with the Grady Girls?
March 24 – Neil’s Birthday! Jokes Stories & Poems – Neil – Food: Ellen, Todd
March 31 – Endless War? – Ellen – Food: D
April 7 – Easter – Garry’s Life – Gary – Food: Mary
April 14 – Decisions – Food: Connie

– Peace Trot meeting tonight, Wednesday, Robert Sparks’ house – time?
​- THIS WEEK: Members of Upstate Action to Ground the Drones and End the War will be visiting senators Gillibrand and Schumer with reports about the what drones are doing to our family members around the world. Might be good to call or email their offices to say:”take heed”
​- “We Are Seneca Lake” ​Action for people of faith coming up…Training Thursday at Perry City


Posted by: ithacacatholicworker | December 4, 2014

Advent 2015 Calendar


November 25th – Topic: Advent. Facilitator: Dan. Soup: Linda. ALSO, bring your own Advent related item to share.
December 2nd – Topic: James’ report back from Palestine & Israel AT the Quaker Meeting House on 3rd Street, 7PM. Facilitators, Garry & Ariel. No supper, light refreshments.
December 9th – Topic: Hospitality. Facilitator: D. Soup: Chris!
December 16th – Topic: Nonviolence Works. Facilitator: Neil. Soup, Schmoup. Let’s have Hannukah food! Sara will coordinate it. note – Todd will make some of the Latkes!
December 23rd – No meeting
December 30th – No meeting
January 6th – Decision Making. Soup: Sara


Tea Party and Massage Open House — Saturday, November 22nd, 1-4 PM, Todd & Laurie’s house (302 Cascadilla St.)
Marc Coleville’s sentencing – Wednesday December 3rd, 4PM, Syracuse. Press conference 3PM.
Hearings on Single Payer Health Care in Syracuse – Thursday, December 4th, 10 AM, Syracuse, NYS Assembly Health Care Committee.
Julieanne Oldfield Trial in Syracuse – Wednesday, December 10th.

Posted by: ithacacatholicworker | June 4, 2014

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


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!!

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 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?


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
$20 suggested donation
call for family rate
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


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

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