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SURVIVING COVID-19 AT THE DMCW by Frank Cordaro, June 2020 v.p. p. 1

SURVIVING COVID-19 AT THE DES MOINES CATHOLIC WORKER by Frank Cordaro In the last via pacis, I wrote “Growing Old with Norman.” This article could also be called “Being Old with Norman and Eddie.” Like everyone else on the planet, we are trying to survive the COVID-19 pandemic in our “American baby boomer apocalypse” ways.… Continue reading SURVIVING COVID-19 AT THE DMCW by Frank Cordaro, June 2020 v.p. p. 1

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Pete Leone & Charlie  Punelli – April 2017 v.p. p.7

Pete Leone is helping Charlie  Punelli, a master carpenter, fix the Dingman House dinning room benches. The Dingman House benches and tables were made by Jim Harrington back in the 1980’s from the wood Jim reclaimed from abandoned houses in our neighborhood that Jim used to redo the floors and wood work at Dingman House. Thanks to… Continue reading Pete Leone & Charlie  Punelli – April 2017 v.p. p.7

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Fr. Jack Kissling R.I.P. April, 2017 v.p. p.11

Fr Jack Kissling RIP by FC April 2017 v.p.   I just wrote a check out for $18,500 to Midwest Basement for rebuilding the Berrigan House north west corner basement foundation walls. The plumbing on the first-floor bathroom froze, cracked, thawed, froze again and then ‘blew up’ the NW corner foundation wall in the basement,… Continue reading Fr. Jack Kissling R.I.P. April, 2017 v.p. p.11

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Link to Jessica Reznicek’s writings and campaigns 2012-2017

Read “Uncomfortable” by J Reznicek p.1 , Via Pacis – April 2017 issue of Des Moines Catholic Worker news paper Click to access 2017-april-v-p.pdf ——- What is Miss.Stand? Mississippi Stand was an encampment started in Lee County, Iowa the 30th of August by Reznicek in opposition to the drilling underneath the Mississippi River in Iowa.… Continue reading Link to Jessica Reznicek’s writings and campaigns 2012-2017

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1995 to 1998 Pastoral Concerns (15,000 words)

1995 to 1998 Pastoral Concerns (15,000 words) 1995….   95 10 01 ______________________________   Oct. 4 – Talking at St. Mary’s in Hamburg IA. I’ve been asked to talk to the Junior and Senior High Religious Education students at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Hamburg Ia. Wednesday night Oct. 4th. I plan to spend the… Continue reading 1995 to 1998 Pastoral Concerns (15,000 words)

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1992 – 1995 Pastoral Concerns Council Bluffs (6,400 words)

1992 – 1995 Pastoral Concerns Council Bluffs (6,400 words) 1992 92 11 Prison Letter and Reflections from Fr. Frank Cordaro Final Issue – November 1992 92 11 Pastoral Concerns – New Life in Council Bluffs As I look to the future, I find myself filled with great excitement and promise for my new life and… Continue reading 1992 – 1995 Pastoral Concerns Council Bluffs (6,400 words)

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1985 – 1992 Pastoral Concerns (28.000 words) needs editing

1985 – 1992 Pastoral Concerns (28.000 words) needs editing .. 85 08 18 Rural Home Masses   Attached to this week’s bulletin is a copy of the Iowa Catholic Bishops joint statement on the Farm Crisis of September 1984.  At the time of its release, Bishop Dingman was interviewed in the Des Moines Register (September… Continue reading 1985 – 1992 Pastoral Concerns (28.000 words) needs editing