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  • My experience at the OneLifeLA March
    January 22, 2019  |  Archbishop Gomez, Around the ADLA  |  

    I’ve never been on a protest march before, but I bet the one I am attending today is a little unusual. I see little kids in strollers, seniors pushing four-wheeled walkers, perspiring retirees carrying Knights of Columbus banners, and a group of Hispanic teenaged boys wearing matching T-shirts with hearts. Scattered throughout the long line of marchers, people are carrying Our Lady of Guadalupe images emblazoned in bold colors.

  • ‘The great cause of life in our time’
    January 21, 2019  |  Around the ADLA, The Latest  |  

    We are praying tonight for the unborn.

    This word reminds us that life begins long before we ever see it. The Bible tells us that every human life begins with the desire of God. Before he forms us in the womb, he knows who we are. He knows who he wants us to be. Even before we are born, God has plans for us.

    January 19, 2019  |  Around the ADLA  |  

    El Arzobispo José H. Gomez, los obispos auxiliares, sacerdotes y cientos de feligreses de las parroquias de la Arquidiócesis de Los Ángeles protagonizan la quinta caminata anual One Life LA (Una Vida LA) que tomará lugar el 19 de enero, a partir del mediodía, en La Plaza Olvera.

  • Sending God’s newest Lay Mission-Helpers from LA to Africa
    December 26, 2018  |  Around the ADLA, The Latest  |  

    “One of the biggest mistakes everybody does in mission work is they go there to try to change the people instead of changing ourselves for the first year, and then see what we can do to help after that. This is a three-year mission, and you can blow it in the first three months.”

  • Act of faith brings a struggling family a Christmas surprise
    December 21, 2018  |  Around the ADLA  |  

    When Angelus News heard about a little parochial school in El Sereno that had taken in three students being raised mostly by their grandmother and uncle, it wasn’t long before a staff writer and photographer were dispatched to All Saints School, a cream stucco building a half-dozen blocks off busy Huntington Drive.

  • Christmas reward for generous Catholic school students
    December 20, 2018  |  Around the ADLA  |  

    The energetic group of more than 50 children, transitional kindergarteners to second-graders from St. Paul’s Catholic School in Mid City LA, gathered on a crisp Tuesday afternoon outside the Target store at the base of Baldwin Hills.

  • St. Mary’s students celebrate Our Lady
    December 20, 2018  |  Around the ADLA  |  

    It was an early morning for students at St. Mary of the Assumption School in Santa Maria on the feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe, but they didn’t mind. Together with the local community, the school began a day of celebration with sunrise prayer, breakfast, and songs, including “Las Mañanitas,” at 6 a.m.

  • Pope accepts LA bishop’s early retirement
    December 19, 2018  |  Around the ADLA  |  

    Pope Francis has accepted Los Angeles Auxiliary Bishop Alexander Salazar’s request for early retirement, the Vatican announced Dec. 19.

  • Holy watermark at local church?
    December 19, 2018  |  Around the ADLA  |  

    Did a piece of sidewalk just become the area’s newest shrine to Our Lady of Guadalupe? Parishioners at Holy Family Church in Artesia might tell you so.

  • Pauline sisters bring evangelical ‘sister act’ to LA
    December 17, 2018  |  Around the ADLA  |  

    When nuns give concerts — even ones with flashing lights, contemporary music, and a drummer — costume changes are out of the question.