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  • Your happiness has a name — Jesus!
    March 1, 2023  |  The Latest  |  

    It has been a very sad time for the family of God here in Los Angeles. We have lost a good friend and a holy priest and bishop, Bishop David O’Connell.

  • Learning to forgive
    February 24, 2023  |  The Latest  |  

    I was moved by the accounts of Pope Francis’ recent visit to South Sudan.

    In a country still in the grips of civil war, where hundreds of thousands have been killed and millions made refugees, the pope appealed to those on both sides for forgiveness and reconciliation.

  • Muerte de obispo de Los Ángeles es investigada como asesinato
    February 22, 2023  |  Archbishop Gomez, In The News, The Latest  |  

    Las autoridades están investigando como “sospechosa” la muerte de un obispo católico, quien fue hallado baleado en un hogar en Hacienda Heights.

  • Small, Catholic schools are partnering up to offer students more
    February 22, 2023  |  In The News, The Latest  |  

    Students and staff at Precious Blood Catholic School in Rampart Village are celebrating one year in the Los Angeles Microschool Network.

  • Love is our mission
    January 18, 2023  |  The Latest  |  

    As I write, I’m getting ready for OneLife LA, our annual walk for life and family festival on Jan. 21.

  • NEW WORLD OF FAITH
    January 18, 2023  |  The Latest  |  

    As I write, I’m getting ready for OneLife LA, our annual walk for life and family festival on Jan. 21.

  • Nothing more beautiful
    January 11, 2023  |  The Latest  |  

    I have had the privilege to know and minister under three popes: St. John Paul II, Pope Benedict XVI, and now the Holy Father Pope Francis.

  • New Year’s resolution: Saint watching
    December 29, 2022  |  The Latest  |  

    As a priest and now as a bishop, one of my great joys is baptizing infants and getting to know and minister to young families.

  • The promise of Christmas
    December 22, 2022  |  The Latest  |  

    We love Christmas day — the stillness and silence of the morning, the sense of time slowed down, the giving of gifts, the gathering with family and loved ones, the trees, the lights, the sweet things to eat.

  • Advent: From Nazareth to Bethlehem
    November 23, 2022  |  The Latest  |  

    The Servant of God Catherine de Hueck Doherty was a pioneering figure in the Catholic social justice movement, along with her friend Dorothy Day of the Catholic Worker.