A unique tribute to late San Gabriel Valley bishop has emerged at Encino church
The last time Anisha Virgen spoke to the late Bishop David O’Connell was via text. “Let’s go do breakfast,” she wrote him, attaching an image she had drawn of a chalice.
Más de mil católicos de Los Ángeles llevan su amor por la Eucaristía a las calles
Con el Santísimo Sacramento en alto, el arzobispo de Los Ángeles José H. Gomez guió a más de 1,000 católicos que llevaron banderas, rosarios y una abundancia de espíritu desde la Misión San Gabriel Arcángel hacia las calles del Valle de San Gabriel el 25 de marzo.
U.S. bishops ask for prayer for pope’s quick recovery
Following news of Pope Francis’ hospitalization on Wednesday, U.S. bishops asked for prayer for the pontiff’s quick recovery.
San Gabriel Valley Catholics walk in six-mile procession
On the Feast of the Annunciation of the Lord, San Gabriel Valley Catholics walked in a six-mile Eucharistic Procession from Mission San Gabriel’s Annunciation Chapel to St. Luke the Evangelist Parish in Temple City and back to the mission on Saturday, March 25.
Archbishop Gomez to lead 6-mile eucharistic procession through Los Angeles
Archbishop José Gomez of Los Angeles will lead a six-mile eucharistic procession on Saturday through the city as part of the National Eucharistic Revival, a three-year initiative of the U.S. bishops to renew Catholics’ devotion to Christ in the holy Eucharist.
Chapel dedicated to slain Bishop David O’Connell opens to public at LA Cathedral
Bishop David O’Connell was Irish, but he died an Angeleno through and through.
And now, the Archdiocese of Los Angeles has established a chapel dedicated to the slain bishop, ranging from his faith journey to and through the City of Angels.
Religious Education Congress 2023: Embrace Grace
Over the course of three days, February 24-26, 2023, thousands descended upon Anaheim, California for the annual Archdiocese of Los Angeles Religious Education Congress. It is the largest gathering of Catholic educators, catechists, and ministers in the nation. This year’s theme: Embrace Grace fueled the many workshops, presentations, and keynotes. In his keynote, Bishop Joseph Espaillat, an auxiliary bishop of the archdiocese of New York, made his message very clear. “My intention is to light a fire — a fire in us,” the bishop shared with the packed assembly that gathered in the arena.
San Gabriel Valley students’ vocal talents shine at LA Cathedral Opera event
Students from St. Andrew Catholic School in Pasadena provided a little night music to a crowd of thousands at the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels Saturday, March 11.
A tribute to the late Bishop David O’Connell of Los Angeles
When David O’Connell was named Auxiliary Bishop in 2015 for the Archdiocese of Los Angeles, a press conference was held at the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels in downtown Los Angeles. It was my first year working at the cathedral, and we were already planning a major episcopal ordination for not one but three new auxiliary bishops: Joseph Brennan, Robert Barron, and David O’Connell. Bishop O’Connell was noticeably nervous.
Nuns, friars partner to explore future for iconic shuttered Hollywood monastery
For nearly a century, the Monastery of the Angels in the Hollywood Hills served as home to a community of cloistered Dominican nuns who devoted their lives to study Scripture and to pray for those who came to them for guidance and penance.