2020

“Growing Old with Norman” by FC, March 2020 v.p. p.3

  We are moving into a new phase of communal life at the Des Moines Catholic Worker. Our beloved Norman Searah now needs assisted living care to continue living in our community. Norman has been at the Des Moines Catholic Worker longer than anyone else besides myself. Most of you know him through his regular… Continue reading “Growing Old with Norman” by FC, March 2020 v.p. p.3

2020

A BLAST FROM THE PAST: MAY 16, 1981 1st Armed Forces Day Protest in DM netted 15 arrests; 9 of them were CWers by FC – March 2020 v.p. p. 3

  A BLAST FROM THE PAST: MAY 16, 1981 First Armed Forces Day Protest in Des Moines netted in 15 arrests; 9 of them were Catholic Workers By Frank Cordaro We are preparing for our fourth annual Armed Forces Day Rally and Direct Action at the Des Moines Drone Command Center to be held on… Continue reading A BLAST FROM THE PAST: MAY 16, 1981 1st Armed Forces Day Protest in DM netted 15 arrests; 9 of them were CWers by FC – March 2020 v.p. p. 3

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2020 Weekly FC New American Radio interviews

January 2, 2020 Content: 3rd Annual Feast of Holy Innocents Witness Report – describing Ed Bloomer and my arrest at Drone Command gate and our discussion with the police, transported to jail, booked in and a night in a holding cell. Not easy but Doable & necessary. / A boding sense of the 2nd shoe… Continue reading 2020 Weekly FC New American Radio interviews

2019

May 2019 – 3rd Annual Armed Forces Day Rally and Witness at DM Drone Command Center

April 2 – May 18 Sat. – 3rd Annual Honor Vets Ground Drones Armed Forces Day Rally & Direct Action, DM Drone Command Center @ 3 p.m. message from DM VFP & CW  https://groups.google.com/forum/#!topic/iowa-peace-list/zdxMgqv1EI4 May 13 –  News Release: “END DRONE WARFARE PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE PLEDGE” Campaign kick off in Iowa May 18..   https://groups.google.com/forum/#!topic/iowa-peace-list/en3IU8MkXG0 May… Continue reading May 2019 – 3rd Annual Armed Forces Day Rally and Witness at DM Drone Command Center

2018

2nd Annual Armed Forces Day Rally and Witness at DM Drone Command Center May 2018

April 18 – Show UP!!! May 19 in DM @ “Arms Forces Day” Drone Command Center Rally & Direct Action with Elliott Adams, former VFP Nat’l Pres !    https://groups.google.com/forum/#!topic/national-cw-e-mail-list/aRYWS-NZNu8 April 25 – DMCW invite IA pastors, priest and religious – join us May 19th & publicly oppose the DM Armed Drone Command Center based… Continue reading 2nd Annual Armed Forces Day Rally and Witness at DM Drone Command Center May 2018

2017

1st Annual Armed Forces Day Rally and Witness at DM Drone Command Center May 2017

News Release: “Stop the Killing” Arms Forces Day Witness at DM Drone Command Center Sat. May 20, 4 pm …  https://groups.google.com/forum/#!topic/national-cw-e-mail-list/gkIrZv0l9vI Post Witness postings: May 20, 2017: DMCW Frank Cordaro arrested, cited and released at IA Guard Drone Command Cen. Arms Forces Day Witness – 18 min video talk & arrest https://frankcordaro.wordpress.com/2017/05/22/2017-may-20-dmcw-frank-cordaro-arrested-cited-and-released-at-ia-guard-drone-command-cen-arms-forces-day-witness-18-min-vedio-talk-arrest/ Plus text of… Continue reading 1st Annual Armed Forces Day Rally and Witness at DM Drone Command Center May 2017

1981

15 Arrested in Arms Forces Day parade May 16, 1981… 9 of them DMCW’ers

.   By Frank Cordaro, “What’s Happening”, May 1981 issue Via Pacis, p.3 https://viapacis.files.wordpress.com/2017/03/1981-3-may-v-p.pdf The Armed Forces Day parade in Des Moines on May 16 brought together two very different perspectives on patriotism. By the time the parade was over, fifteen people had been arrested for trying to march in the parade without approval. Nine… Continue reading 15 Arrested in Arms Forces Day parade May 16, 1981… 9 of them DMCW’ers