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Thank you for visiting the St. Benedict Catholic Worker website! We invite you to join us in preparing meals (see photo above) and serving dinners in front of the Fresno County Jail. You may also want to join us for roundtable discussions, a 12-week grief education and support group, Bible study group, and other activities at the Catholic Worker house. Phone: 559-229-6410

Video of 10 things to know about Pope Francis' Laudato Si by James Martin, S.J.

The Catholic Worker Believes

Serving coffee in front of the jail

  • The Catholic Worker believes in the gentle personalism of traditional Catholicism
  • The Catholic Worker believes in the personal obligation of looking after the needs of our sisters and brothers
  • The Catholic Worker believes in the daily practice of the works of mercy
  • The Catholic Worker believes in creating a new society within the shell of the old  
  • The Catholic Worker believes in Houses of Hospitality for the immediate relief of those who are in need

--Peter Maurin, Catholic Worker Movement cofounder (with Dorothy Day)

 

Serving coffee in front of the jail