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Passionists UK Catholic Worker Calais

Catholic Worker Calais

Maria Skobtsova House, in the heart of Calais, offers sanctuary and hospitality to vulnerable refugees, in the spirit of Dorothy Day, founder of the Catholic Worker Movement, and Maria Skobtsova, ‘Saint Mary of Paris’.

The guests are amongst the most vulnerable from within the Calais refugee community, a particular welcome being offered currently to women and women with children. Guests and volunteers live together in community.

Find out more: refugeehousecalais.org

Stories featuring Catholic Worker Calais

Passionists UK Refugees in Calais share their dreams around the fire

Refugees in Calais share their dreams around the fire

Alex Holmes, from our Partners at Catholic Worker Calais, listens to the dreams of refugees waiting in the Calais camp.

Oct 07 2021

Passionists UK Calais refugee life is filled with the power of words

Calais refugee life is filled with the power of words

Alex Holmes, from our Partners at Catholic Worker Calais, shares snapshots of Calais refugee life.

Mar 02 2021

Passionists UK An Interview with Brother Johannes Maertens, monk and missionary

An Interview with Brother Johannes Maertens, monk and missionary

A dive into Brother Johannes' work in Calais, and with refugees in London today.

Feb 09 2020