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  • Seminary is a time of conversion
    September 18, 2019  |  The Latest

    Recently, we had our convocation of priests, about 350 of us gathering for prayer and reflection. It was a time of grace, a time of fellowship, renewal, and inspiration.
    I gave each of the priests who was there a copy of the recent letter to priests from Pope Francis.

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Boys’ tennis: J.Serra, B.Montgomery reach semifinals
September 15, 2019  |  Around the ADLA

J.Serra of San Juan Capistrano and Bishop Montgomery of Torrance are the lone Catholic school teams remaining in the CIF-Southern Section boys’ tennis playoffs after quarterfinal wins on May 14.

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Catholicism is multilingual. Why aren’t more Catholic schools?
September 20, 2019  |  In The News

Clad in a shirt and tie as he directs morning traffic down Clower Street, William Daily seems to know the name of just about every student emerging from their parents’ cars. “¡Buenos días, Isabel!” the principal of St. Mary Magdalen Church and School says to one student. “¡Buenos días, Kevin!” he says to another. Mr. Daily learned to speak Spanish while serving people living in extreme poverty in Quito, Ecuador. His language skills are essential in his current role, as many of the parents sought out the San Antonio school because it offers their children something many other Catholic schools do not.

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