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  • Resurrection Church welcomes pilgrim image of Our Lady of Guadalupe
    November 13, 2014  |  Around the ADLA  |  

    The parish community of Resurrection Church in East Los Angeles enthusiastically welcomed the arrival of “nuestra madre” (“our mother”) on Nov. 6 with a candlelight procession, Mexican dances and a celebratory Mass during this year’s first Los Angeles-area stop for the pilgrim image of Our Lady of Guadalupe.

  • ‘The Lord’s Gym’: Immaculate Heart Radio to begin broadcasting Nov. 17
    November 12, 2014  |  Around the ADLA  |  

    COVINA — Terry Barber and Jesse Romero broadcast their daily radio show out of a studio that probably isn’t much bigger than most of their listeners’ bathrooms.

    A picture of the Sacred Heart of Jesus hangs on one side, a crucifix on the other. Romero sits in front of a computer, and Barber stands up, constantly bouncing from one side of a microphone to the other.

  • LA priest cleared by Vatican of sexual misconduct claims
    November 10, 2014  |  Around the ADLA  |  

    A Vatican tribunal has “definitively determined” that there is no proof of sexual misconduct by Monsignor Richard Loomis, a prominent Los Angeles archdiocese priest.

  • Immaculate Heart Radio to begin broadcasting Nov. 17
    November 6, 2014  |  Around the ADLA  |  

    An ex-prostitute sat stuck in Bay Area rush-hour traffic. She was overwhelmed by debt. It was impossible to repay now that she’d given up the life.

    The pressure led to her attempted suicide.

    Her car idled.

    Looking up, she read “Immaculate Heart Radio” on a car’s bumper sticker. She thought of the few times her father had taken her to Mass as a little girl. Her curiosity piqued, she tuned in.

  • Preventing Cyber Crime: Community rallies to protect children
    November 6, 2014  |  Around the ADLA  |  

    More than 400 educators, parents, and middle and high school students from across the archdiocese attended the sixth Annual Cyber Crime Prevention Symposium at the California Endowment Center in downtown L.A. on Oct. 29 to learn up-to-date information about staying safe online and how to avoid Internet predators, cyber bullies, malicious apps and more.

  • Louisville junior’s ‘Open the Door’ wins national PSA award
    November 6, 2014  |  Around the ADLA  |  

    The PSA begins with a girl in a white blouse turning a corner and slowly walking between lockers down a high school hallway. She has a shy expression that becomes more concerned as she goes by doors with posted black jagged letters saying “Bullied,” “Anorexic,” “Anxiety” and “Depression.”

  • Praying for the dead
    November 6, 2014  |  Around the ADLA  |  

    Janeen Caudillo was a beautiful, spirited and loving young woman who devoted her life to “my kids” — the boys and girls she represented and protected as a professional social worker.

  • CEF’s Christmas Card Contest winners
    November 6, 2014  |  Around the ADLA  |  

    “My aunt’s a great artist also,” said Allison Buss-Mercado. The 1st-grader at St. Paschal Baylon School in Thousand Oak knows well of what she speaks. She took first prize in the Catholic Education Foundation’s (CEF) 2014 Christmas Card Contest for students, in the category of grades kindergarten-3rd.

  • Changes at ‘The Tidings’
    October 30, 2014  |  Around the ADLA  |  

    The Tidings will be undergoing a restructuring that will regretfully include staff reductions from its editorial and business operations.

    Those reductions include beloved members of our award-winning staff: Mike Nelson, editor; Paula Doyle, staff writer; Hermine Lees, former editor of the directory; Jorge Infante, designer; and accountants Alejandra Hernandez and Theresa Goldner.

  • Cathedral hosts 32nd annual Red Mass honoring legal professionals
    October 30, 2014  |  Around the ADLA  |  

    Scores of lawyers, judicial and public officials, and other legal professionals were on hand at the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels the afternoon of Oct. 21 for the 32nd annual Red Mass, celebrated by Archbishop José Gomez in honor of their “service to our society,” as the archbishop noted in his welcoming remarks.