Life at a Catholic Worker Community

This condensed story of my experience living in the Casa Maria Catholic Worker community for three years between 2014-2017 highlights the roles of volunteers, the benefits of community, the purpose of the house, and the challenges involved. This is the story about my involvement with the Casa Maria Catholic Worker…

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Community Interview: Buy a House with a Friend

Community doesn’t always mean hippies, eco, or intentional! Sometimes it’s about living together to share financial burdens and personal values. This interviewee shares her decision to purchase a home with her friend. Are you considering the benefits of living in community? Looking to start your own community? Sometimes, it’s as simple…

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Communal Living Benefits for Any Age

Ever considered living in a house with a bunch of your friends? How about joining a commune or eco-village? I’m a big fan of community, so here’s my list of the benefits. Are There Benefits to Communal Living?? Perhaps it’s the ability to rant with a frustrated air of exasperation…

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Community Interview: Emmaus House, Chicago USA

Emmaus House is a Catholic Worker community focused on racial and social justice rooted in the gospel story of the Road to Emmaus. Read the community interview as Frank Bergh describes life at the North Laundale Worker. Earlier this year, I was fortunate in having enough leisure time to accompany…

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