Mark Colville


Mark Colville founded the Amistad Catholic Worker house in New Haven, together with his wife Luz, in 1994. Together, they have committed to a life of service and fellowship among their neighbors in the tradition of Dorothy Day. Mark has been a frequent advocate on behalf of the poor and has also demonstrated for peace in protest of United States government actions. 

Interview Video: 

Matt Croasmun interviews Mark about his life in the Amistad Catholic Worker house, and how that life has shaped, and been shaped by, his vision of a life worth living. Mark discusses the tension in choosing a life of poverty in solidarity with the poor while also seeking to alleviate the circumstance of poverty.