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When he is declared a saint later this year, Father Serra will be the latest in a line of “missionary saints” from the Americas that Pope Francis has elevated during his pontificate. It is clear that Pope Francis — the first pope from the New World — understands the Christian “roots” of the Americas and the continent’s importance for the Church’s mission in the 21st century.
The Compassionate Friends of South Bay/LA Meeting, 7 p.m., The Neighborhood Church, 415 Paseo del Mar, Palos Verdes Estates. The Compassionate Friends are a self-help group offering support to families who have lost a child. (310) 530-3214.
“Searching for Vibrations from the Big Bang,” 8 p.m., Beckman Auditorium, Caltech, 1200 E California Blvd., Pasadena. Dr. James Bock, professor of physics at Caltech and a senior research scientist at Jet Propulsion Laboratory, will give this Earnest C. Watson lecture. Free. (626) 365-4652.