San Diego Catholic Worker
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We are sad to announce that the The San Diego Chapter of the Catholic Worker  has had to cease operations.  However the Catholic Worker movement is still very much alive. Please visit that website at: 

As Catholic Workers, we struggle to carry out our double mandate: to minister to the needs of society's forgotten people, and to challenge and offer alternatives to the attitudes, institutions and structures that create and perpetuate suffering and violence.

Following Christ's example, we also believe it is our duty to spread the word of our work and provide others with the opportunity to serve.

The Catholic Worker will achieve its goals by the grace of God and by working together to bring about a world of peace and justice as envisioned by our founders, Dorothy Day and Peter Maurin.

The Catholic Worker welcomes everybody and provides services to all, regardless of race, color, creed, religion, ethnicity, national origin, age, handicap, sex, or sexual orientation.

The Catholic Worker is committed to the following actions that imitate Christ:
a call to service; a belief in the human dignity of all;
and an interrelationship with a compassionate God and with each other