Defendant Bios

Carmen Trotta

Carmen Trotta has been a member of the New York Catholic Worker for over thirty years.  He is an integral part of the community which operates two houses of hospitality on the Lower East Side of Manhattan, caring for the poor and homeless, offering meals, clothing and shelter. Carmen is also an associate editor of…

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Patrick O’Neill

  61 years old I am the father of six daughters and two sons. My wife, Mary Rider, and I cofounded the Fr. Charlie Mulholland Catholic Worker House in Garner, N.C. in 1991, an intentional, pacifist, Christian community that works to uphold the Consistent Ethic of Life. Our daughter, Brianna, is married to Ricky Bennett.…

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Elizabeth McAlister

Elizabeth McAlister 30 Broad St. New London, CT 06320   I was born a twin, the 6th of 7 children to parents both of whom were “refugees” from the North of  Ireland in the early 1920s. Being Catholic then and there meant being unwelcome, if not complete outcast. My father set up a contracting business…

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Steve Kelly SJ

Stephen Kelly #015634 Glynn County Detention Center 100 Sulphur Springs Road Brunswick, GA 31520 More info and instructions for approved mailing on the Jail Addresses page A lot of travel in my life. I was what was called an Air Force dependent. My father was in the Air Force for 27 years.  One of the…

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Martha Hennesy

  Martha Hennessy seventh child of Dorothy Day’s only child Tamar, divides her time between the family farm in Vermont and volunteer work at Maryhouse Catholic Worker in New York City. She is 62, a retired occupational therapist, and grandmother of eight. She has been arrested and imprisoned protesting nuclear power, war, the use of…

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Clare Grady

  Clare Grady has lived for many years in Ithaca, NY, on Cayuga People’s land, in Haudenausaunee territory. She comes from a big loving family, and is the mother of 2 grown daughters, Leah and Rosie.Drawing deeply from her Irish Catholic roots, she is grateful that her parents, Teresa and John, who raised their five…

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Mark Colville

Mark Colville Amistad Catholic Worker 203 Rosette St. New Haven, CT 06519 Mark Colville is a founding member of the Amistad Catholic Worker community and house of hospitality in New Haven, Connecticut (amistadcw.wordpress.com), where he lives with his wife, Luz Catarineau, and a circle of friends who are dedicated to the daily practice of the…

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