Luz Colville


Tradition: 
Christianity

Luz Colville founded the Amistad Catholic Worker house in New Haven, together with her husband Mark, in 1994. Together, they have committed to living a life of service and fellowship among their neighbors in the tradition of Dorothy Day. Luz has advocated for policy change on behalf of the poor at the state and local levels.


Interview Video: 

Matt Croasmun interviews Luz about her life in the Amistad Catholic Worker house. Luz discusses the story of how she became a Christian, the joys and challenges of managing life with an expansive definition of family, and the process of living each day focused on the call of God.