Written by Tidings Staff 10 August 2011
Auxiliary Bishop Edward Clark and Jesuit Father John McGarry, Provincial, concelebrated the installation Mass of Yolanda Scott Brown, DMin., before an assembly of nearly 1,000 people. Brown most recently served seven years as Pastoral Associate at Dolores Mission in Boyle Heights, also a Jesuit-administered parish in the Archdiocese of Los Angeles.
Written by BY BRENDA REES 05 August 2011
Written by CINDY WOODEN 05 August 2011
The primary focus on the pope's trip Aug. 18-21 will be on Catholic youths from around the globe participating in World Youth Day.
But Pope Benedict also will meet with Spain's royal family and with Spanish Prime Minister Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero, whose government has promoted several policies opposed by the church, including relaxing Spain's divorce laws, easing restrictions on abortion, legalizing same-sex marriage and allowing gay couples to adopt.
Written by Doris Benavides 05 August 2011
Written by SISTER NANCY MUNRO, CSJ 05 August 2011
As the entrance procession wound its way into the church to Beethoven’s “Ode to Joy” loud applause and cheering could be heard as parishioners caught sight of present pastor Father Edwin Duyshart leading the procession that included Msgrs. Sean Acton (pastor from 1970-1978) and Alfred Hernandez (1978-1997), and Father Arturo Velasco (1997-2010), as well as Archbishop Jose Gomez and San Fernando Region Auxiliary Bishop Gerald Wilkerson.