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U.S. News gives Thomas Aquinas College top marks

Thomas Aquinas College (TAC) received high praise from the U.S. News & World Report, Best Colleges 2016 Guidebook, as the private college was given top marks for a high retention rate, low student debt and small class size.

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Grief counseling offered for the widowed and divorced

The Beginning Experience Ministry will offer a grief resolution process for adults and children suffering the loss of a loved one through death, divorce or separation.

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Learning Commons and Primary Learning Center: A template for the future

Students at St. Philip the Apostle School in Pasadena came back to school with a big surprise. Their library had been transformed over the summer into a brand new state-of-the-art Learning Commons and Primary Learning Center.

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St. Mark School in Venice implements environmentally friendly changes

St. Mark School in Venice will soon complete environmentally friendly changes to their campus, including a cutting-edge water filtration system, new drought-tolerant landscaping and a community garden.

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St. Anthony H.S. welcomes largest freshman class in over 20 years

St. Anthony High School in Long Beach launched its 95th school year with 142 incoming freshman students, the high school’s largest freshmen class enrollment since 1993, when St. Anthony’s had a freshman class of 128 students.

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News around the World

The Little Sisters make history with the Gospel of Life

I did not go to Notre Dame and I don’t even watch Notre Dame football, but I’ve always had on my heart a concern for the university in South Bend, Indiana. Catholic identity is its namesake, with the most important woman in human history at its highest architectural point on campus. We all have a vested interest in it sticking with its mission, given what an iconic institution it is and what influence it has in American cultural and political life and history.

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Archdiocese, Red Cross announce landmark partnership

Parishes should be places where people know they can go during times of emergency, Auxiliary Bishop David G. O’Connell said during an Oct. 5 press conference announcing a partnership between the Archdiocese of Los Angeles and the Red Cross.

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Cardinal Erdö's emphatic defense of Church teaching marked synod's first day

Monday, the first full day of the Ordinary Synod of Bishops on the Family, was dominated by the introductory address of the synod’s general relator, Cardinal Peter Erdö of Esztergom-Budapest.

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Religious leaders, scholars ask Obama to declare ISIS violence a genocide

More than 100 religious leaders, scholars, and human rights advocates signed a letter Monday asking President Obama to formally declare the killing and displacement of Middle Eastern religious minorities a “genocide.”

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Photos Around the Archdiocese


Squaring the circle

Russell Shaw

In years gone by, it was hardly unusual for periodic assemblies of the world Synod of Bishops to pass largely unnoticed by the media and just about everybody else. Not this time.


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October 8, 2015

  • Thursday, October 8

    Cabrini Literary Guild Meeting, 11 a.m., Oakmont Country Club, 3100 Country Club Dr., Glendale. Guest speaker is Molly Snow of the group Girls on the Run, a transformational physical activity program for girls in third-through-eighth grade. $30 (includes lunch). (818) 244-6272.

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