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  • No lasting city
    November 11, 2020  |  The Latest  |  

    A long and divisive election season is winding down. As Catholics, we know that no party or candidate ever fully represents the Church’s vision of the human person and human society. To live in our secular society as a person of faith is to be always dissatisfied with the limitations of our politics.

  • Suzanna Guzman Headlines ‘La Virgen de Guadalupe’ Stream
    November 3, 2020  |  In The News, The Latest  |  

    The production is an archival video, which has taken place annually since 2002 at Downtown L.A.’s Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels. The archival recording stars renowned opera singer Suzanna Guzman as the Virgin and over 100 actors, singers, and indigenous Aztec dancers as well as children and seniors from the community. Alfredo Lopez Mondragon composed the music to the work with Martin Espino adding original indigenous compositions. The production was directed by José Luis Valenzuela.

  • Solemnity of All Saints: A great, diverse multitude
    October 31, 2020  |  In The News, The Latest  |  

    In the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels in Los Angeles, one can contemplate 25 tapestries that depict 135 wonderfully diverse saints. These holy people, Black, white, brown, male, female, young and old, appear in all their beautiful humanity, representing every era of our Christian history and myriad ministries and professions. Silently, they accompany the living who pray in the cathedral. Their diversity reminds us that we’re all called to sainthood.

  • Our mission is bigger than politics
    October 28, 2020  |  The Latest  |  

    As we are voting this year, I think we all recognize that there are some problems in our democracy.

    We see the obvious things ­— the polarization, the lack of charity and civility in how we talk about our differences; we see the struggles that our political leaders seem to have in working together and compromising for the common good.

  • St. Maria Goretti becomes first Catholic school in LA County to reopen classrooms
    October 27, 2020  |  Around the ADLA, The Latest  |  

    Blustery gusts of chilly air and swirling autumn leaves provided a fitting backdrop for the winds of change moving through St. Maria Goretti School Monday morning.

  • Los Angeles archdiocese offers Dia de los Muertos resources amid pandemic
    October 26, 2020  |  In The News, The Latest  |  

    The Archdiocese of Los Angeles is helping Catholic students and their families celebrate Día de los Muertos amid the pandemic this year, with online videos and craft kids for Catholic students.

  • Guadalupe, St. Juan Diego images begin annual LA pilgrimage
    October 22, 2020  |  Around the ADLA, The Latest  |  

    The pilgrim images of Our Lady of Guadalupe and St. Juan Diego began their annual journey throughout the Archdiocese of Los Angeles on October 22, the feast of St. Pope John Paul II, with a visit to farmworkers in Moorpark.

  • The plights and joys of Catholic wedding planning during a global pandemic
    October 19, 2020  |  Around the ADLA, The Latest  |  

    The Sept. 12 wedding uniting Krystal Gil and Jack Scanlon in the Spanish courtyard of St. Mary Magdalen Church in Camarillo was not what either had in mind the day they got engaged.

  • A Gospel vision for the human family
    October 14, 2020  |  The Latest  |  

    Pope Francis’ new encyclical letter, “Fratelli Tutti” is a deep and searching reflection on the meaning of human community and how God wants us to live together in society.

  • In virtual rosary, US bishops ask Mary to intercede for America
    October 7, 2020  |  Archbishop Gomez, In The News, The Latest  |  

    Denver Newsroom, Oct 7, 2020 / 04:09 pm MT (CNA).- Archbishop Jose Gomez of Los Angeles, president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB), led a ‘virtual rosary’ Wednesday with several other bishops, asking Mary to intercede for the United States.