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  • Dodger Stadium’s Sunday warm-up: A makeshift Mass
    October 26, 2018  |  Around the ADLA  |  

    During the regular season, just a few hours before the first pitch on a Sunday game at Dodger Stadium, the 100-or-so-seat capacity media-interview room next to the Dodgers’ home team clubhouse would be called the “Vin Scully and Billy DeLury Chapel.”

  • LAMP honors ADLA general counsel
    October 24, 2018  |  Around the ADLA  |  

    On October 20, South Central LAMP celebrated 25 years of serving women and families with an anniversary brunch honoring Margaret G. Graf, general counsel for the Archdiocese of Los Angeles, with the 25th Anniversary Lantern Award.

  • Football: League titles, playoff berths at stake this weekend
    October 24, 2018  |  Around the ADLA  |  

    With one week of regular season play left, the usual suspects continued to dominate the CIF-Southern Section Division 1 football rankings released Oct. 22.

  • Annual Our Lady of Guadalupe Pilgrimage kicks off Oct. 27 in Ventura County
    October 23, 2018  |  Around the ADLA  |  

    In celebration of the 487th anniversary of the miraculous apparitions of the Virgin of Guadalupe to St. Juan Diego, La Peregrina, a pilgrim image of Our Lady of Guadalupe, will start the annual pilgrimage with visits to parishes in Ventura and Santa Barbara counties from Oct. 27-Nov. 3.

  • Cathedral dedicates chapel to young martyred saint
    October 19, 2018  |  Around the ADLA  |  

    As the Synod of Young People, the Faith and Vocational Discernment takes place in Rome, a new chapel dedicated to St. José Sánchez del Río, a 14-year-old boy who died defending the Catholic faith following in the footsteps of his two older brothers during the Cristero War in Mexico, will be open through November 10, 2018 at the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels during Cathedral hours of operations.

  • ‘Thankful for the pain’
    October 18, 2018  |  Around the ADLA  |  

    Pulling out his smartphone, Deacon Mark Race showed a video of his wife, Vickie, dressed in a long print dress, a little self-consciously grinning and slow dancing inside the cottage. Watching it made her laugh like a schoolgirl. He was smiling, too.

  • Youth Synod 2018: The voices of LA
    October 16, 2018  |  Around the ADLA  |  

    Before leaving for the Synod of Bishops on Young People, the Faith, and Vocational Discernment, Archbishop José H. Gomez met with high school students from around the Archdiocese to listen to the issues of importance of our youth in Los Angeles and to share their voices at the Synod in Rome.

  • Catholics in LA honor ‘San Romero’ as a saint for the first time
    October 16, 2018  |  Around the ADLA  |  

    On the day that Archbishop Oscar Arnulfo Romero was finally declared a saint by Pope Francis in Rome, a crowd of a thousand people made up mostly of his fellow countrymen and women filled the vast but simple church of St. Thomas the Apostle in the Pico-Union area of Los Angeles to honor him.

  • Football: Monarchs and Braves — a 1 vs. 2 showdown
    October 10, 2018  |  Around the ADLA  |  

    Heading into their Friday night confrontation in Santa Ana, Mater Dei and St. John Bosco remain first and second in the CIF-Southern Section Division 1 football rankings released Oct. 8.

  • CIF polls: Mater Dei heads to top by beating Marymount
    October 10, 2018  |  Around the ADLA  |  

    A straight-set win over rival Marymount has pushed Mater Dei into the top spot of the CIF-Southern Section Divisions 1 and 2 girls’ volleyball poll released Oct. 8.