Murder investigation underway into Bishop O’Connell’s death
The death of Los Angeles Auxiliary Bishop David O’Connell is being investigated as a homicide, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department confirmed to the Archdiocese of Los Angeles early this morning.
LA’s ‘peacemaker’ Bishop David O’Connell dead at 69
Los Angeles Auxiliary Bishop David G. O’Connell, a native of Ireland who spent most of his four decades as a priest ministering in LA’s inner city, has died. He was 69.
LA archdiocese announces special collection for Turkey and Syria quake relief
Parishes around the Archdiocese of Los Angeles have been invited to hold a special second collection for victims of the devastating earthquakes in Turkey and Syria.
LA Catholic school kids put on thinking caps for invention convention
A new initiative underway aims to turn LA Catholic school students into real-world inventors.
Why the ‘microschool’ model is working in three LA Catholic schools
When Maria Guillermo first heard about the plan to turn Precious Blood School into a “microschool,” with enrollment capped at around 100, she worried that it was the school’s last gasp, and that her daughters’ learning might be impeded by having two grades share a classroom.
LA’s Mass for the Sick offers ‘spiritual antidote’ amid troubling times
More than 2,200 people gathered at the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels on Saturday, Feb. 11, for this year’s World Day of the Sick Mass.
Monterey Park Catholics remember shooting victim: ‘A faithful servant of God’
The memories of Valentino Marcos Alvero bring a wide, warm smile to the face of Father Joseph Magdaong.
Love takes center stage at first OneLife LA after the fall of Roe v. Wade
OneLife LA is an important tradition for the Mercado family.
Every year they make the 60-mile trip from San Bernardino County to the pro-life event sponsored by the Archdiocese of Los Angeles to celebrate their faith — and their son. As the festivities were in full swing, 15-year-old Gabe wrapped his arms around his dad’s shoulders
Monterey Park shooting a ‘gut punch’ for LA’s Chinese Catholics
Local Chinese Catholics celebrating the start of the Lunar New Year at Chinatown’s Catholic parish also prayed for the victims of Saturday night’s mass shooting in Monterey Park.
Sisters train lay Catholics for ministry to LA’s sick and dying
Jaime Diaz didn’t know if he would live or die.
He was diagnosed with a brain tumor that needed to be surgically removed. As Diaz lay in his hospital bed, he prayed to St. Maria Soledad, a Spanish sister whose mission was to care for the sick and dying.