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TheDGT.org Presents Brian Flagg of the Casa Maria Soup Kitchen and South Tucson City Council on Monday May 8th at Noon

May 8, 2023 @ 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM MST

Free

Brian Flagg, a long-time worker and organizer at Casa Maria, was elected to the South Tucson City Council in 2022 along with two other progressive Members. Brian will speak about the mission and work of Casa Maria and how it has informed his community building and activism and his agenda as a new member of the Council.

Please Register in Advance for this Event:

https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZIpf-2ppzkpH9YqSiMmOGX6yVt731Vmxz1h

Casa Maria’s mission, as part of the lay Catholic Worker Movement founded in 1933 in New York City by Dorothy Day and Peter Maurin, is to practice daily the love and compassion of Jesus and to implement the teachings of his Gospel and the social doctrine of our church. The Sermon on the Mount and the call to solidarity with the poor are the heart of these teachings.

At Casa Maria, our Catholic Workers are devoted to acts of mercy (feeding and clothing those in need, visiting the ill, etc), voluntary poverty, and the search of justice for the poor. In each action, they use their faith and try to revive the faith in those who have lost it, making them understand that Christ has never left their lives.

As a part of our mission, we seek new and creative ways to organize and let the talent of each one of our volunteer Catholic Workers be destined to achieve spiritual and economical transformation of our community. 

Details

Date:
May 8, 2023
Time:
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM MST
Cost:
Free
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Website:
https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZIpf-2ppzkpH9YqSiMmOGX6yVt731Vmxz1h

Venue

Virtual
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