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  • Tujunga Church Children’s Choir Going To Carnegie Hall
    December 4, 2013  |  In The News  |  

    osted: Dec 04, 2013 6:14 PM PST
    Updated: Dec 18, 2013 2:59 PM PST
    Their voices are still developing, but they are strong. The children’s choir of Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, in Tujunga, practices three times a week. They have a lot to prepare for, twenty five of the young kids have been invited to sing at Carnegie Hall next summer. Yes, the one in New York!

  • Our Lady of Guadalupe brings hope to devotees around Southern California
    December 3, 2013  |  In The News  |  

    LYNWOOD>> At a women’s jail in this largely immigrant Los Angeles suburb, inmate Francisca Cabral had been waiting for a sign to affirm she was on track to turn her life around.

  • Archbishop Gomez honors slain Salvadoran in LA ceremony
    December 2, 2013  |  In The News  |  

    Archbishop Oscar Romero at a Los Angeles Park Nov. 23, praising the peaceful vision of the murdered Salvadoran archbishop.

    “This gathering today is such a beautiful witness to his memory. My friends, this is what Archbishop Romero lived for,” Archbishop Gomez said Nov. 23 at MacArthur Park in Central Los Angeles.

  • Calif. Church, political leaders fast for immigration reform
    November 30, 2013  |  In The News  |  

    Los Angeles, Calif., Nov 30, 2013 / 06:02 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Los Angeles Archbishop José H. Gomez and local political leaders have held a 24-hour fast to pray for immigration reform and to remember families who are separated from each other at Thanksgiving.

  • Calif. Church, political leaders fast for immigration reform
    November 30, 2013  |  In The News  |  

    Los Angeles, Calif., Nov 30, 2013 / 06:02 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Los Angeles Archbishop José H. Gomez and local political leaders have held a 24-hour fast to pray for immigration reform and to remember families who are separated from each other at Thanksgiving.

  • Archbishop Gomez honors slain Salvadoran in LA ceremony
    November 27, 2013  |  In The News  |  

    Los Angeles, Calif., Nov 27, 2013 / 01:35 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Archbishop José H. Gomez blessed a plaza dedicated to Archbishop Oscar Romero at a Los Angeles Park Nov. 23, praising the peaceful vision of the murdered Salvadoran archbishop.

  • Los Angeles archbishop, civic leaders announce fast for immigration reform
    November 27, 2013  |  In The News  |  

    On Tuesday, Los Angeles Archbishop Jose Gomez gathered a group of civic and labor leaders in a chapel at the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels to announce they will conduct a 24-hour fast between Dec. 1-3 in solidarity with the Fast for Families pro-immigration reform group, which is entering the third week of its fast on the National Mall in Washington.

  • In Boyle Heights: ‘First lead and now arsenic’
    November 27, 2013  |  In The News  |  

    “They have not been good neighbors,” reported Msgr. John Moretta. “And this is a reason to shut them down.”

    On this day, Dec. 18, the seasoned 72-year-old pastor of Resurrection Church in Boyle Heights had just received the good news: The California Department of Toxic Substances Control, in an emergency measure, ordered the Vernon car battery recycling plant that the pastor and other community activists, elected officials and residents had been battling for years to clean up its toxic lead and metal deposits.

  • Political leaders join LA Archbishop in 24-hour fast for immigration reform (photos)
    November 26, 2013  |  In The News  |  

    With the clock running out on immigration reform this year, a group of high-profile labor, faith and civic leaders from Los Angeles tried to bring urgency to the issue by joining a 24-hour fast.

  • Arzobispo de Los Ángeles ayunará por reforma migratoria
    November 26, 2013  |  In The News  |  

    Los Ángeles – El arzobispo de Los Ángeles Monseñor José Gómez anunció hoy su participación en un ayuno de 24 horas en solidaridad con los esfuerzos nacionales que presionan al Congreso para que apruebe una reforma migratoria antes de que finalice el año.