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  • St. Paul athletic duo appreciate Catholic school environment
    October 12, 2017  |  Around the ADLA  |  

    They may play different sports at St. Paul High School — volleyball for her, football for him — but Hannah Tostado and Alexis Reyes share an important connection: their appreciation for faith, family and the opportunities of Catholic school education.

  • Archdiocese celebrates Respect Life Month encouraging prayer and action
    October 6, 2017  |  Around the ADLA  |  

    October is Respect Life Month and honoring the theme “Be not afraid. Be courageous for life!” the Archdiocese of Los Angeles is celebrating at parishes with the distribution of materials encouraging prayer and action based on the example of saints around life events such as pregnancy and parenting, post-abortion healing, adoption and foster care, and care for the elderly and dying.

  • Archdiocese, Catholic Charities hold DACA renewal workshops
    October 3, 2017  |  Around the ADLA  |  

    On Sept. 27, Pope Francis launched a two-year worldwide campaign — Share the Journey/Comparte el Camino — to show solidarity with, and to reach out to, refugees and immigrants who have fled their homelands in search of safety and a better life.

  • Archbishop Gomez: American missionaries are the overlooked US founders
    October 3, 2017  |  Around the ADLA, In The News  |  

    During the annual Red Mass marking a new term of the U.S. Supreme Court, Archbishop Jose Gomez of Los Angeles said that early American missionaries should be honored among the founding fathers of the United States.

  • Archbishop Gomez delivers homily at the annual Red Mass in Washington D.C.
    October 1, 2017  |  Around the ADLA  |  

    Archbishop José H. Gomez today, Sunday, October 1, delivered the homily for the 65th Red Mass at St. Matthew the Apostle Church in Washington, D.C. The Archbishop is the first Hispanic bishop to address the annual gathering of legal professionals. The principal celebrant of the Mass was Archbishop of Washington D.C., Cardinal Donald Wuerl.

    September 25, 2017  |  Around the ADLA  |  

    Por siete años consecutivos, el pueblo católico revive la Misa y Procesión Mariana que pone en manifiesto el multiculturalismo de esta ciudad del Sur de California

  • LeBron at Notre Dame HS? Believe it
    September 21, 2017  |  Around the ADLA  |  

    A basketball legend, showing up unannounced at your high school? Two thousand miles from home? It happened Sept. 12 at Notre Dame High School in Sherman Oaks when LeBron James — THE LeBron James — spent part of the evening working out in the campus gymnasium.

  • Archdiocese to launch series of DACA renewal workshops in Los Angeles
    September 21, 2017  |  Around the ADLA  |  

    Pope Francis will launch on Sept. 27 a two-year global campaign to strengthen the support for our immigrant and refugee brothers and sisters, Share the Journey ( In response to this effort, the Archdiocese of Los Angeles, in partnership with Catholic Charities of Los Angeles, will host a series of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) renewal workshops.

  • Catechists commissioned and sent out in Los Angeles
    September 21, 2017  |  Around the ADLA  |  

    Kelly McLoughlin was a teenager when she first began teaching catechism classes. She taught first graders how to make the sign of the cross, spoke to them about the Mass and helped them to love Jesus.

  • ‘You of the press are important”
    September 14, 2017  |  Around the ADLA  |  

    “You of the press are important,” St. Pope John Paul II said shaking my left hand after Shepherd One, the papal jet, landed at the Los Angeles International Airport on the morning of Sept. 15, 1987. It was on a special tarmac at LAX away from where most commercial planes landed. There was an army of photographers and journalists along with dignitaries and some interlopers who had managed to get by security.