POPE FRANCIS, SANTA CRUZ CHURCH, AND THE CASA MARIA CATHOLIC WORKER INVITE YOU TO READ, DISCUSS AND BE ENERGIZED BY POPE FRANCIS’ NEW APOSTOLIC EXHORTATION GADETE ET EXSULTATE (“REJOICE AND BE GLAD”) // EL PAPA FRANCISCO, LA IGLESIA SANTA CRUZ, Y CASA MARIA CATHOLIC WORKER TE INVITAN A LAS PLATICAS DEL NUEVO LIBRO DEL PAPA FRANCISCO EXHORTACIÓN APOSTÓLICA GADETE ET EXSULTATE (“ALEGRAOS Y REGOCIJAOS”)

HAPPY BIRTHDAY Cesar!!!

Cesar Aguirre who lives and works hard on a daily basis at Casa Maria is an amazing rapper and makes his voice be heard by composing songs that expresses his feelings against injustice. Cesar has composed many mesmerizing songs that relate to every day struggles in the barrio. From everyone at Casa Maria, we wishContinue reading “HAPPY BIRTHDAY Cesar!!!”

CAN SEATTLE REALLY BE THAT MUCH MORE PROGRESSIVE THAN TUCSON? // ¿PUEDE SEATTLE REALMENTE TENER MUCHO MAS PROGRESO QUE TUCSON?

by Brian Flagg In case you missed it, the Daily Star had a story entitled ‘Seattle Backs Tax on Companies to Help Homeless’ (Tuesday, May 15, 2018). City Council Members look on as members of the public speak at a Seattle City Council meeting where the council was expected to vote on a “Head Tax” Monday, May 14,Continue reading “CAN SEATTLE REALLY BE THAT MUCH MORE PROGRESSIVE THAN TUCSON? // ¿PUEDE SEATTLE REALMENTE TENER MUCHO MAS PROGRESO QUE TUCSON?”

If I had my way

  If you didn’t already know Cesar Aguirre AKA Ceaze, who lives and works at Casa Maria with his two daughters, is also a rapper. But he doesn’t waste his talent rapping about nonsense, or glorifying drugs, alcohol and violence. He uses his talent to spread messages that matter, messages that impact the community. HeContinue reading “If I had my way”

¿Quién es AMLO?\\Who is AMLO?

Por Ángel Reyes AMLO es Andrés Manuel López Obrador, que actualmente está corriendo por la presidencia de México, con el partido político que el fundo en 2014, MORENA (Movimiento de Regeneración Nacional) También es conocido como el Peje, otros lo llaman el mesías, o la esperanza de México. López Obrador empezó su Carrera política aContinue reading “¿Quién es AMLO?\\Who is AMLO?”

WELCOME to the Reyes family\\BIENVENIDOS a la familia Reyes

By Brian Flagg. In case you did not know, Casa Maria just bought this really nice house on the corner of 24th and 3rd ave. I think its finest feature is the perfect view of Guadalupe Soup Kitchen from the large bedroom window in the rear of the house! And la familia Reyes is livingContinue reading “WELCOME to the Reyes family\\BIENVENIDOS a la familia Reyes”

LA FIESTA DE NUESTRA SEÑORA DEL MONTE CARMELO \\ THE FEAST DAY OF OUR LADY OF MOUNT CARMEL

por Alicia Nuñez O.C.D.S. El 16 de julio es la Fiesta de Nuestra Señora del Monte Carmelo. Este año queremos empezar a tener mas eventos Carmelitas en español para que nuestra comunidad pueda participar. La celebración empezó el día 7 con platicas relacionadas a Nuestra Señora del Monte Carmelo y la Orden Carmelita. Es unaContinue reading “LA FIESTA DE NUESTRA SEÑORA DEL MONTE CARMELO \\ THE FEAST DAY OF OUR LADY OF MOUNT CARMEL”

GIFT OF GAB, THE GENTRIFICATION SONG

by Cesar Aguirre Across the country gentrification has been affecting inner-city communities. From Brooklyn to San Francisco inner-city communities have been taken over by moneyed interests. Some claim that it is development and improvement of poor, blighted communities with high crime rates and homelessness. But for those of us who live here it pushes usContinue reading “GIFT OF GAB, THE GENTRIFICATION SONG”