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  • On Easter, Downtown is Full of Eggs-Cellent Adventures
    April 17, 2014  |  In The News  |  

    DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES – You don’t need to settle for hot cross buns or a box of Peeps on Easter morning. Those are fine, but really, you can do better.

    Anyone in search of a more filling spread, or a unique way to celebrate the holiday, only has to come to Downtown Los Angeles. Easter falls on Sunday, April 20, and the Central City has a wealth of options, from brunches to family gatherings, complete with egg hunts, in a local park. Here is a sampling of what to do on Easter.

  • Youth, ‘New Evangelization’ needs inspire April 26 Vigil event
    April 17, 2014  |  In The News  |  

    Worldwide television exposure doesn’t normally accompany an event at the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels in Los Angeles. But the April 26 Vigil Celebration for soon-to-be-canonized Pope John Paul II has a built-in worldwide appeal — especially with thousands of youth having been invited to participate.

    Thus, the bilingual event — hosted by Archbishop José Gomez and featuring joyous music and contemplative prayer time — will be broadcast on EWTN beginning at 7 p.m. to 144 countries.

  • Cathedral Art Show Features Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy Student’s Works
    April 16, 2014  |  In The News  |  

    This year, six Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy (FSHA) students are participating in the 2014 Robert Graham Memorial Student Art Exhibit at the Cathedral of Our Lady of The Angels in Downtown Los Angeles.

    Students were tasked with creating a piece based on the theme of Spirituality/Spiritualism (the theme for all student work in the exhibit). Students also had to write a short artist statement about their subject matter and the theme.

  • Live Stations Commemorate the Passion of Christ at Mayfield Junior School
    April 16, 2014  |  In The News  |  

    Mayfield’s sixth graders celebrated the Easter season with a live performance of the Stations of the Cross for the entire school on Friday, April 11. Always reverent and beautiful, the dramatic portrayals are staged in the round, marked by personal reflections written by the sixth graders, and made truly alive with gesture, song and audience participation. The annual sixth grade presentation has been a highlight of the Easter season at Mayfield for decades.

    Mayfield Junior School, 405 South Euclid Ave., Pasadena, (626) 796-2774 or visit

  • Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary School Congratulates its Odyssey of the Mind Team
    April 15, 2014  |  In The News  |  

    Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary (ABVM) School congratulates its Odyssey of the mind – division II Structure Team. The team traveled to Brentwood, Northern California to represent ABVM in state completion. Took 8th place. 1st year team!

  • Palm Sunday celebrations at the Cathedral. Photo Ciro Cesar/La Opinion
    April 13, 2014  |  In The News  |  

    Palm Sunday celebrations at the Cathedral.

  • Video: Palm Sunday at the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels in downtown Los Angeles
    April 13, 2014  |  In The News  |  

    Parishioners attend Palm Sunday mass at the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels in Los Angeles on April 13, 2014.

  • Christians In The Southland Celebrate Palm Sunday
    April 13, 2014  |  In The News  |  

    The services at the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels in downtown L.A. included a special prayer for the victims of last week’s deadly bus crash in Northern California.

  • This month, let us all call for immigration reform
    April 10, 2014  |  In The News  |  

    April is Immigration Awareness Month. I invite you in these next few weeks to move into deeper reflection, solidarity and year-round action on behalf of those sisters and brothers who are greatly in need of fair and just immigration reform.

    On April 4, I took part in an interfaith prayer service at the Roman Catholic Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels in Los Angeles, along with members of the Los Angeles Council of Religious Leaders at the invitation of Archbishop José Gómez.

  • Arzobispo de LA celebra legado de César Chávez con misa en español
    April 6, 2014  |  In The News  |  

    El arzobispo de Los Ángeles celebró hoy una misa en español en la catedral de la ciudad para honrar el legado del líder campesino César Chávez, durante un oficio que contó con la presencia de algunos de sus familiares y de representantes de los trabajadores agrícolas.

    En la misa, a la que asistió Paul Chávez, hijo del histórico líder, el arzobispo José Gómez destacó el compromiso de Chávez “con la lucha por la justicia y dignidad de todos los trabajadores”.