Glasgow Catholic Worker

Who we are

  • We are a community of Catholics living out our faith in the world.
  • We take a radical interpretation of the Gospel message and teaching authority of the Church
  • We believe the world needs to be transformed by prayer and action
  • We practise the works of mercy.
  • We are anti-violence and are therefore against war, nuclear weapons, abortion and euthanasia.
  • We believe every person is a child of God without exception and should therefore be treated with dignity.
  • We are inspired by the example of Dorothy Day, Peter Maurin and Catholic Worker communities.


  • To grow a Catholic Worker community in Glasgow through prayer and round table discussion to clarify our thoughts particularly in the light of Catholic Social teaching.
  • To take direct action to bring attention to the wrongs in society such as Nuclear Weapons, Drones and the treatment of those who seek sanctuary.
  • To promote alternatives to neoliberal capitalism such as worker cooperatives.
  • To work with other groups to bring about our aims.
  • To identify and reach out to the forgotten people in society and to welcome those who seek sanctuary in this country.
  • To establish a house of hospitality where the forgotten people will be welcome
  • Always to be open to the guidance of the Holy Spirit.