Sort posts
  • St. John’s Seminary gala honors alumni
    October 14, 2021  |  In The News, The Latest  |  

    For the first time in two years, St. John’s Seminary in Camarillo, one of America’s historic seminaries, held its annual gala Sept. 18 on the plaza of the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels in downtown Los Angeles.

  • La imagen de la Virgen de Guadalupe es restaurada!
    October 14, 2021  |  In The News  |  

    Un buen samaritano restaurado la imagen de la Virgen que fue despiadadamente golpeada en la capilla De la Iglesia Santa Elizabeth de Hungría en Van Nuys California

  • Jubilee Year
    October 2, 2021  |  In The News, The Latest  |  

    IT’S a jubilee year in the Archdiocese of Los Angeles. It’s because we are celebrating the 250th anniversary of the founding of the first California mission, Mission San Gabriel.

  • Four priests on prayer for the busy exec
    October 1, 2021  |  In The News  |  

    St. Teresa of Avila, the 16th-century Spanish nun and Doctor of the Church, described mental prayer—as distinct from vocal prayer, set prayers spoken by the lips—as “nothing else than an intimate friendship, a frequent heart-toheart conversation with Him by whom we know ourselves to be loved.” She added, “I am certain of it that Our Lord will eventually bring to the harbor of salvation, he who gives himself to prayer.”

  • Mission San Gabriel: Like a Phoenix It Rises Again
    September 30, 2021  |  Archbishop Gomez, In The News  |  

    The service was led by the Archbishop of Los Angeles, Reverend José Gomez and attended by parish leaders and staff, members of the San Gabriel City Council, Los Angeles dignitaries and several hundred guests and parishioners.

  • In Awe of All People
    September 30, 2021  |  In The News  |  

    The Mexican-Swedish-American artist John August Swanson died in September in Los Angeles, his hometown, the city he loved. I have a special connection with him and his work. Swanson’s 2007 serigraph The Procession hangs above my ofrenda, a traditional Mexican home altar used for prayer. The serigraph was a gift from my mother-in-law, who purchased it after a visit to Los Angeles in 2019. At the time, the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels was hosting an exhibit of Swanson’s painting, and I was collaborating with him on a series of talks about the transformative power of art in faith and social justice. It was just months before the pandemic forced Los Angeles into its initial lockdowns.

  • St. Brigid Kicks-Off Century of Service By Helping the Homeless
    September 29, 2021  |  In The News  |  

    Kicking off a century of service, the members of St. Brigid Catholic Church celebrated their 100th anniversary by assisting people less fortunate in their South Los Angeles neighborhood.

  • ‘Our Lady of Guadalupe’ mural at Camarillo church honors COVID-19 victims
    September 27, 2021  |  In The News, The Latest  |  

    A Catholic church in Camarillo recently installed a special mural six months in the making that involved more than 20 artists in Mexico.

  • All Souls School in Alhambra Adds New Building for STEAM
    September 25, 2021  |  In The News  |  

    Despite setbacks with the Covid-19 pandemic, All Souls World Language Catholic School is experiencing unprecedented growth. Core to this success is its re-envisioned format taken on when it transformed into a dual language school 10 years ago.

  • Alhambra Catholic school doubles down on dual language programs
    September 24, 2021  |  In The News  |  

    The century-old private school offers language immersion programs in Spanish and Mandarin. The new buildings will support classes in science, technology, engineering, the arts and math, AKA STEAM.