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February - March Events!

- Sunday February 25 will be our next potluck. Thanks to Sophia House (4547 Gibson) for once again hosting us. This month we’re going to have movie night! Join us for a shared meal at 6 followed by a screening and discussion of the short documentary Lifeboat at 7. This 2019 Oscar nominated film looks at the treacherous Mediterranean Sea crossing that thousands of migrants desperately attempt each year and a crew of volunteers who work to render them aid and save lives.



- For Lent we’re reading Dorothy Day’s From Union Square to Rome and invite you to join us the evening of Wednesday, March 13 to discuss the book. This not too long text is addressed to her brother and other Communist loved ones who were asking, “How could you become Catholic?” From reading the Psalms in jail and the love of her friends to socialist Eugene Debs and anarchists Sacho and Vanzeti, Dorothy tells of the varied influences that nudged her towards God’s love.

You can even find the book in its entirety for free on

- We do hope our regular gatherings will stick to the last Sunday of the month going forward, but in March that happens to be Easter. Instead of getting together on the holiday, we invite you to join us the afternoon of March 29th for a Good Friday social justice Stations of the Cross in downtown St. Louis. Many Catholic Worker communities around the country will also gather in their own cities to pray this traditional Catholic devotion at locations where Christ is executed today; prisons, courthouses, coal companies, etc.

Exact afternoon time and meeting place to tbd. This event will involve some walking.

- Come to Kansas City with us for the annual MidWest Catholic Worker Resistance Retreat! This year’s gathering will be held April 12-15 and will focus on KC’s giant nuclear weapons factory. Talk to us for more info. Everyone is invited!


Thanks to everyone who came out for our pizza party fundraiser to celebrate Theo’s birthday! It was tons of fun. Between friends in attendance and well wishes and gifts from afar we couldn’t help but feel loved by all your support. Everyone’s generosity helped us inch a little bit closer to making a house of hospitality in St. Louis real!

We’ve been exploring a number of options for a house and we're hopeful we’ll be in a place in the next couple of months. If you’ve considered giving but haven't gotten around to it yet, now is a good time to help us out. We hope to be able to move forward very soon.

You can go to our GoFundMe :

Send a gift 🎁 to theo on Venmo or PayPal : @theokayser

Or mail us a check (our favorite method) made out to the “STL Catholic Worker Community” and sent to

STL Catholic Worker Community

℅ Sophia House

4547 Gibson Ave

St. Louis, MO 63110

Thanks for being a part of our extended community of support. Hope to see you soon!

The STL Catholic Worker Community

Chrissy, Lindsey, and Theo

"Let it be said that I found Him through His poor, and in a moment of joy I turned to Him. I have said, sometimes flippantly, that the mass of bourgeois smug Christians who denied Christ in His poor made me turn to Communism, and that it was the Communists and working with them that made me turn to God." -From Union Square to Rome


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