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  • New LA priests: Daniel Lopez
    May 28, 2022  |  Around the ADLA  |  

    The Class of 2022 is the youngest group of new priests in LA in several years, united by their call to service. In the days leading up to their ordination, we’ll be introducing a new soon-to-be Father. Los Angeles, meet your new priests!

    Age: 31

  • LA’s Archbishop Gomez has ‘mild symptoms’ after positive COVID-19 test
    May 28, 2022  |  Around the ADLA  |  

    Archbishop José H. Gomez of Los Angeles is recovering at home after testing positive for COVID-19 on Thursday.

    The Archdiocese of Los Angeles confirmed that the archbishop, who is fully vaccinated and boosted, began experiencing “mild symptoms” after a recent trip, and is isolating at home.

  • New LA priests: Juan Gutierrez
    May 27, 2022  |  Around the ADLA  |  

    The Class of 2022 is the youngest group of new priests in LA in several years, united by their call to service. In the days leading up to their ordination, we’ll be introducing a new soon-to-be Father. Los Angeles, meet your new priests!

    Age: 35

    Hometown: Texcoco, Mexico

    Home parish: St. Lawrence Martyr Church, Redondo Beach

    Parish assignment: St. John the Baptist Church, Baldwin Park

  • New LA priests: Juan Martinez
    May 26, 2022  |  Around the ADLA  |  

    On June 4, Archbishop José H. Gomez will ordain eight new priests for the Archdiocese of Los Angeles at the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels.

  • Pope, U.S. bishops call for prayers and tougher gun laws after Texas massacre
    May 25, 2022  |  Around the ADLA  |  

    Archbishop Jose H. Gomez of Los Angeles entrusted the victims of a shooting at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas, that left at least 19 children and two adults dead to Our Lady of Guadalupe, asking that she “take the victims of this violence in her tender arms, and bring comfort to those who mourn, and healing those who are hurt.”

  • New LA priests: Guillermo Alonso
    May 25, 2022  |  Around the ADLA  |  

    The Class of 2022 is the youngest group of new priests in LA in several years, united by their call to service. In the days leading up to their ordination, we’ll be introducing a new soon-to-be Father. Los Angeles, meet your new priests!

    Age: 26

  • LA’s 2022 transitional deacon class is as diverse as they come
    May 24, 2022  |  Around the ADLA  |  

    A 30-year-old accountant. A 60-year-old dairy farmer/chiropractor/family man/widower. A 49-year-old former gang member/paraplegic/religious brother/hospital chaplain.

  • ‘Everything starts with baptism’
    May 16, 2022  |  Around the ADLA  |  

    I had the blessing of attending the Mass in Rome with Pope Francis for the opening of the 16th Synod of Bishops on the theme: “For a Synodal Church: Communion, Participation and Mission.”

  • 2022 list of new pastors, administrators, announced for the Archdiocese of LA
    May 16, 2022  |  Around the ADLA  |  

    The Archdiocese of Los Angeles has released its annual “New Pastors and Administrators” list for 2022. Archbishop José H. Gomez has approved the following priests to be appointed pastors, effective July 1, 2022.

  • Springtime for the Church: 8 new priests, 8 deacons to be ordained for LA
    May 12, 2022  |  Around the ADLA  |  

    The Archdiocese of Los Angeles will celebrate the ordinations of eight deacons to the priesthood and another eight men to the transitional diaconate this spring.