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The Catholic Worker: 'You go to where there is need' -- Part 2

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Brother Louis Rodemann

Episode 2: How to start a Catholic Worker House (26 min.)
"How does one start a Catholic Worker House," Tom Fox asks. "You go to where there is need," Rodemann says. He also talks about 50 years as a Christian Brother.

This is an encore presentation. The podcast first aired in May 2008.

All the episodes in this series

The Catholic Worker: 'You go to where there is need' -- 1 of 2
The Catholic Worker: 'You go to where there is need' -- 2 of 2

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A profile of Rodemann from NCR June 11, 2010: Br. Louis has sought 'to live the message I was trying to teach'

The Catholic Worker: ‘You go to where there is need’
On the 75th anniversary of the founding of the Catholic Worker Movement (May 1), Tom Fox spoke with Catholic Worker veteran Louis Rodemann of Holy Family House in Kansas City, Mo. Rodemann tells Fox: "The Catholic Worker is such a nitty-gritty, down to earth expression of Christian Catholic life that -- I say this not out of arrogance, but out of pride -- I think this is what Jesus had in mind."

More about the speaker
Christian Brother Louis Rodemann is the director of the Holy Family Catholic Worker House in Kansas City, Missouri. He has be been a Christian brother for 50 years and has been associated with the Holy Family Catholic Worker House for the past 26 years.

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