• Archbishop Gomez announces pastoral assignments for new auxiliary bishops

    Archbishop José H. Gomez announced the pastoral assignments for Bishops-elect Joseph V. Brennan, David G. O’Connell and Robert Barron on Aug. 17. 

  • Legislators resurrect physician-assisted suicide measure

    California state legislators introduced a measure that would legalize physician-assisted suicide during a special legislative session this week.

  • C3 Technology Conference: Meeting people where they are

    The Apostles used the Roman roads to carry the Good News of the Gospels to a waiting world. Face-to-face evangelization is still the gold standard, but one can only imagine the reactions of Peter, Paul and the rest to the engagement possibilities of today’s information superhighway.

  • St. Anne’s Melkite elevated to co-cathedral

    On Aug. 1, Pope Francis named St. Anne Melkite Greek Catholic Church in Los Angeles as Co-Cathedral of the Melkite Greek Eparchy of Newton.

  • Princeton Review gives Thomas Aquinas College top marks

    Thomas Aquinas College received high rankings from the Princeton Review for the school’s quality of life, financial aid and academics. The liberal arts college received a score of 95 percent for academics, 97 percent for quality of life, and a 99 percent for financial aid.

  • Natural Family Planning as a ‘way of life’

    When Pablo and Véronique Gaeta met and fell in love, they both knew it was a love connection that was meant to last a lifetime. And, from the start, this couple shared far more than just a loving bond; as devout Catholics, they also embraced the same outlook on faith and family, and before their “I do’s” they made the joint decision to make Natural Family Planning part of their marital and spiritual lives.

  • Procession will celebrate Our Lady of the Angels

    Los Angeles was founded 234 years ago, on Sept. 4, 1781, with a Mass and a procession, calling out to the Blessed Mother for her protection of the infant pueblo in the name of Nuestra Señora de los Angeles, according to Mark Albert, founder of the Queen of Angels Foundation.

     

     

  • ‘You are the present and the future of the Church’

    City of Saints made a lasting impression on more than 1,000 youth from the Archdiocese of Los Angeles when dynamic speakers, artists and religious leaders gathered with teenagers to learn and pray at the Catholic teen conference.

  • Celebrating the diaconate community

    More than 125 deacon couples from across the Archdiocese of Los Angeles gathered together at St. Kateri Tekewitha Church in Santa Clarita the afternoon of Aug. 10 — the Feast Day of St. Lawrence, a third century deacon and martyr —  for the annual archdiocesan celebration honoring the local diaconate community.

  • ‘Mr. Loc’ retires after nearly 40 years at Catholic Charities

    When Loc Nam Nguyen — director of Catholic Charities of Los Angeles’ Immigration and Refugee department — retired on July 31, he had worked 39 years and eight months for the agency by his own reckoning. He has been married to Lan Mgoclan Tran for 35 years. And they still live in the same Monterey Park house where they raised two daughters, Catherine and Caroline.

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Voices

To labor with love

Archbishop José H. Gomez

In a recent audience, Pope Francis said: “In speaking about a serious, honest person, the most beautiful thing that can be said is: ‘He or she is a worker,’ one who works.” 

 

 

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September 3, 2015

  • Thursday, September 3

    Unspinning the Web of Planned Parenthood: An Exclusive Look from a Former Clinic Director, 7 p.m., St. Philip the Apostle Church Hall, 151 S Hill Ave., Pasadena. Featuring speaker Abby Johnson. $25. RSVP to mcsheahan@la-archdiocese.org.

    “Corita Kent: Shades of Wonder” Reception/“Happening”, 7-8:30 p.m., USC Caruso Catholic Center, 844 W Thirty Second St., Los Angeles. www.catholictrojan.org.

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