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  • Artist Who Designed For Pope John Paul II Now Creating To Celebrate His Sainthood
    April 23, 2014  |  In The News  |  

    Lalo Garcia, who designed Pope John Paul II’s vestments for his 1987 visit to Los Angeles, is now creating an outfit to be used during a vigil celebrating the pope’s canonization Sunday.

  • Local Pilgrims Depart For Rome To Witness Late Popes’ Canonization
    April 22, 2014  |  In The News  |  

    EL SEGUNDO ( — A reported 50 people departed from Los Angeles International Airport Tuesday to en route to Rome to witness the late Pope John Paul II enter sainthood.

  • Emotivo adiós a policía muerto
    April 22, 2014  |  In The News  |  

    LOS ÁNGELES (California) – Amigos, familiares, y agentes del departamento de policía le dieron el último adiós al agente Chris Cortijo, quien falleció días después de estar en el hospital, tras el accidente causado por una mujer que manejaba bajo la influencia de drogas y alcohol.

    Los servicios fúnebres se realizaron en la catedral Nuestra Señora de Los Ángeles, en la que compañeros y conocidos del oficial estuvieron presentes para después salir en caravana hacia el parque memorial Forest Lawn en Hollywood Hills.

  • Funeral for LAPD officer Chris Cortijo draws thousands
    April 22, 2014  |  In The News  |  

    He was a Los Angeles motorcycle cop who’d arrested more than 3,000 drunk drivers across the San Fernando Valley, preventing an untold number of potential DUI traffic deaths.

  • Funeral held for LAPD Officer Chris Cortijo
    April 22, 2014  |  In The News  |  

    LOS ANGELES (KABC) — A funeral was held Tuesday for the LAPD officer killed in the line of duty after a suspected DUI driver struck him while he was on his motorcycle.

    The service for Chris Cortijo began at about 9 a.m. at the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels. Hundreds of attendees watched as Cortijo’s casket was carried in by uniformed officers.

  • Catholic Radio Returns to Los Angeles
    April 21, 2014  |  In The News  |  

    After a 14-year hiatus, English-speaking Catholic radio will be returning to the Los Angeles area. Immaculate Heart Radio recently announced the purchase of KTYM AM 1460, a religious station in the Inglewood neighborhood of southwest Los Angeles, for $6 million. About 40 percent of the funding for the purchase of the station comes from the support of donors. The signal will reach much of Los Angeles and Orange Counties.

  • Easter celebrations across the Southland
    April 20, 2014  |  In The News  |  

    LOS ANGELES (KABC) — Churches across Southern California celebrated Easter Sunday at varying locations including Hollywood High School, Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels, the Hollywood Bowl and the Forum.

  • Southern Californians celebrate Easter Sunday
    April 20, 2014  |  In The News  |  

    Tens of thousands of Southern Californians on Sunday flocked to Easter sunrises services, musical celebrations and scores of other events to celebrate the Holy Day.

    In Hermosa Beach, dozens of Catholic parishioners gathered on the beach to pray as the sun rose behind them. This is the fourth year that Our Lady of Guadalupe Hermosa Beach Catholic Church has sponsored the beachside service.

  • Animals blessed by archbishop for Easter in LA
    April 20, 2014  |  In The News  |  

    A procession of pets and their owners passed in front of Archbishop Jose Gomez as he sprinkled them with holy water for the 84th annual Blessing of the Animals ceremony in LA.

  • St. Francis de Sales Parish of Sherman Oaks celebrates 75h anniversary
    April 19, 2014  |  In The News  |  

    SHERMAN OAKS >> St. Charles of Borromeo could boast about Bob Hope. St. Cyril of Jerusalem could gloat about Frankie Avalon and Annette Funicello.