• Work Day, June 10th

    Today, on June 10th as the college group from St. Joseph’s was still here, Bill Toller and a number of other people involved in Just Faith showed up in Bill’s Toyota Tacoma, which came in very handy! With that, we transferred many piles of wood from down the road. Mike Hope and his son, Chris Hope […]

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  • St. Joseph’s in June

      It was a Thursday in June when the group from St. Joseph’s college arrived, and with many gifts of delicious food. They were to stay until Sunday, the morning after the Work Day. During that time, we worked to gather and split cords for the coming seasons. In between, we played music together, and […]

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  • Stonehill in the Spring

    Just recently, in the beautiful spring weather, Agape had the pleasure of hosting a memorable group of Stonehill College for the 8th consecutive year for a Rural Immersion. Upon arriving, the tour of our community would strike up interests in the environmental majors and foreign majors alike, which would later be discussed in a meeting […]

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  • A Pilgrimage to Standing Rock: “After 500 Years of Oppression, All We Have Left Is Love” by Brayton Shanley

    Suzanne informs me that long-time activist friend, Hattie Nestel, called. “She wants to send straw bales to Standing Rock for Tepee insulation. Can you find her some straw bales?” Hattie’s request is in support of the Oceti Sakowin Camp at Standing Rock, North Dakota, established by the Sioux Indian tribe to oppose the drilling of an oil pipeline […]

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  • After Images of Historic Protests

    It takes a very good reason to get us to Washington, DC to protest these days.  I do my protesting closer to home in Central Massachusetts.  But for Donald Trump’s inaugural, we just had to be there to stand against this dangerous and tragic farce.  So, down we went for back-to-back protests.  The first was […]

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  • Trump’s Inaugural Witness with Answer Coalition and The Women’s March in Washington DC January 20-21, 2017

    Our first steps towards the Inaugural Protests were ones of staring into the unknown at 5am, departing from the home of friends in Cheverly, MD, taking a subway to the Naval Memorial, to the day of Donald Trump’s abomination.  It is still difficult to write or say these words.  Jane Fonda will not use Trump’s […]

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  • Muslim voices in Ware speak of Syrian war’s horrors – WORCESTER T&G

    WARE – The lit, unheated tent set up at the Agape Community for an event in chilly temperatures Saturday is more than some Syrian children have for shelter as that try to survive in a war zone, speaker Nadia Alawa said. Ms. Alawa, founder and president of Nu Day Syria, a project for remaking the […]

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  • Beautiful Summer and Peace Walk in Boston

    This summer, Agape was invited to a peace rally titled: “Boston Remembers”, organized by the Massachusetts Peace Action group (www.masspeaceaction.org). In Boston, hundreds of social justice seekers gathered to remember those who were taken from us in Hiroshima and Nagasaki in 1945 and most recently, the people involved in shootings in Ferguson and Orlando. There […]

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  • Summer Heat and Tasty Treats

    This summer is hot, hot, hot, but this does not bring our hopes down at Agape. Not even this drought, the worst drought New England has seen, can dampen our spirits. We want to thank everyone who comes to help our community! We have welcomed many interns including Chelsea, Libbie, Williams, Nick, Connor, Andrea, and […]

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