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  • An Interview with L.A. Ultra-Marathon Runner Geoff Cordner
    July 24, 2014  |  Around the ADLA  |  

    Geoff Cordner is a 54-year old ultra-marathoner who has completed 100-mile runs through some of the roughest terrain in California. He’s also a web designer, photographer, and writer who blogs at Slow Twitch Journal. His fine essays — “Wandering,” “Gimp Shoes,” “Rattlesnakes, Wild Parrots, and Meditation on Sound” — reflect upon the mystery of running, the difficulty of human relationships, and his fierce reverence for the mountains that have formed and sustained him.

  • Film documentary highlights ‘radical kindness’ of the late Msgr. Sheridan
    July 24, 2014  |  Around the ADLA  |  

    Our Lady of Malibu parishioners contribute time, treasure and talent to produce a film documentary of their beloved pastor emeritus, which premiered at a special screening in Calabasas July 17.

  • ‘It was okay for me to grieve and be okay with God’
    July 21, 2014  |  Around the ADLA  |  

    Cathedral’s annual event for separated, divorced and widowed Catholics set July 26.

  • ‘A reflection of God’s unconditional love’
    July 21, 2014  |  Around the ADLA  |  

    ‘Dogs of all faiths’ join at the Cathedral for tail-wagging good time.

  • Evangelization: Why it’s everyone call and duty
    July 21, 2014  |  Around the ADLA  |  

    Author Terry Barber has made sharing the Good News his main work for 35 years.

  • Olimpiadas Especiales-Arz. José Gómez y Caballeros de Colón
    July 17, 2014  |  Around the ADLA  |  

    El Arzobispo José H. Gomez junto a los Caballeros de Colón se reunieron el 14 de Julio en el Coliseo de Los Angeles para anunciar su patrocinio oficial para las “Olimpiadas Especiales, Julio 2015” un torneo de juegos olímpicos para personas con capacidades especiales. Nuestra comunidad católica hace presencia una vez más en la promoción del respeto y la dignidad de todos los seres humanos, especialmente de los más necesitados. Gracias a la Arquidiócesis de Los Angeles, los Caballeros de Colón y a Nuestra Iglesia Católica por llevar al mundo Fe, Caridad y Esperanza.

  • Knights give $1.4 million for Special Olympics World Games
    July 16, 2014  |  Around the ADLA  |  

    Caley Versfelt and Marco Martinez, Special Olympics World Games Messengers, stood before a dozen cameras July 14 at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum.

    The two served as masters of ceremony for the press conference announcing a $1.4 million Knights of Columbus donation to the Special Olympics World Games in Los Angeles. They smiled and laughed like they receive this kind of attention all the time.

  • Q & A: Supreme Knight Carl Anderson
    July 16, 2014  |  Around the ADLA  |  

    Carl Anderson, Supreme Knight of the Knights of Columbus, took time to speak with The Tidings’ J.D. Long-García after a July 14 press conference at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum announcing the Knights’ $1.4 million gift to the Special Olympics World Games.

  • Faithful flock to see statue of Santo Toribio, the immigrants’ saint
    July 12, 2014  |  Around the ADLA  |  

    People say he’s their guardian, their lawyer, their smuggler. On a recent afternoon, they lined up at his feet with their requests:

    Please, my mother needs a visa.
    Please, my niece was caught by agents.

    Please, I can’t go on being illegal.

    As a border crisis involving the influx of tens thousands of children from Central America unfolds, the faithful of Southern California are flocking to Santo Toribio Romo Gonzalez.

  • Arcángel Film Festival aims to unite Christian media efforts
    July 11, 2014  |  Around the ADLA  |  

    Created with the vision of uniting Christians through Hollywood, the Arcángel Film Festival will take place July 19 at the San Gabriel Mission Playhouse.

    By connecting filmmakers and artists with their audience, the program is intended to celebrate and support the progress of faith-based films and inspire Christian unity and cooperation in media and mission, say organizers.