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  • SOAR! Dinner set June 22
    May 22, 2014  |  Around the ADLA  |  

    Three individuals and a foundation will be honored at the Support Our Aging Religious (SOAR!) Dinner on June 22, at the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels in Los Angeles.

    Kathleen Aikenhead, president of the William H. Hannon Foundation; Timothy and Steph Busch, active in Catholic education and numerous Catholic lay endeavors; and the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation will be recognized for their efforts in support of church ministries and religious.

  • CALL awards Archbishop Gómez Scholarship to teacher
    May 22, 2014  |  Around the ADLA  |  

    Carla Rivera, a teacher at Good Shepherd School in Beverly Hills, has been selected the 2014 recipient of the Archbishop José Gómez Scholarship awarded by the Catholic Association of Latino Leaders (CALL).

  • App for Life: ‘it reminds everybody to pray’
    May 16, 2014  |  Around the ADLA  |  

    Archdiocese launches video presentations of pro-life technology tool on Mother’s Day.

  • In Montebello: Learning to be ‘deeply present to God’
    May 16, 2014  |  Around the ADLA  |  

    A four-hour rally with prayer at its heart drew approximately 1,200 students from archdiocesan schools May 7 at Cantwell-Sacred Heart of Mary High School in Montebello.

  • ‘Queen Latifah Show’ honors St. Robert Bellarmine teacher
    May 16, 2014  |  Around the ADLA  |  

    St. Robert Bellarmine kindergarten teacher Wyomi Fernando didn’t have a clue sitting in the television audience that she would soon be honored as an outstanding educator on “The Queen Latifah Show.”

  • Jessica and Evelin: The difference support makes
    May 16, 2014  |  Around the ADLA  |  

    Illustrating the effect of progressive technology and traditional prayer are two recent life-saving stories from Los Angeles Pregnancy Services, one of the agencies available through the App for Life (developed through a partnership with archdiocese’s Office of Life, Justice and Peace and Options United, a Pasadena-based nonprofit).

  • ACE celebrates Catholic education at Immaculate Conception
    May 16, 2014  |  Around the ADLA, The Latest  |  

  • Three Catholic school teachers honored
    May 15, 2014  |  Around the ADLA  |  

    A beloved teacher at St. Pius X-St. Matthias Academy in Downey recently received an unexpected surprise: Sarah Barriga was one of five educators honored as an “extraordinary teacher” by the local business community during Teacher Appreciation Week (May 5-9).

  • St. Anthony HS students donate to Miller Children’s Hospital
    May 9, 2014  |  Around the ADLA  |  

    Students from St. Anthony High School in Long Beach are taking a hands-on approach to learning about the importance of charitable giving and helping others thanks to the guidance of their teacher, Brett Minter.

  • Can the natural world afford a ‘just war’?
    May 8, 2014  |  Around the ADLA  |  

    Being good stewards of the earth behooves people to reflect on whether the natural world can afford a “just war,” considering the destructive power of contemporary weapons upon fragile eco-systems, according to a leading Biblical scholar.

    Sister of St. Agnes Dianne Bergant, distinguished professor of Biblical Studies at Catholic Theological Union in Chicago and a former president of the Catholic Biblical Association of America, points out that the Catholic “just war” teaching formulated to address conflict is an attempt to limit, not justify, an armed confrontation that appears to be inevitable.