• Seminary welcomes new rector, new professors

    The Mass of the Holy Spirit, celebrated at the beginning of each academic year at St. John’s Seminary, this year offered the chance to install a new rector — Msgr. Marc Trudeau, a 1991 ordinand from St. John’s. Seminary staff, faculty, students and board of directors members gathered to celebrate the occasion, with Archbishop José Gomez presiding at the Mass and installation.

  • New learning center, gym dedicated at St. Paul the Apostle

    Parishioners and students of St. Paul the Apostle Church and School in Westwood overflowed the pews during a morning Mass Sept. 7 to celebrate the blessing and dedication of the parish’s newly-completed learning center and gymnasium, which added 35,000 square feet of state-of-the-art school facilities.

  • Brown asked to veto SB 1053 by Catholic health leaders

    Catholic health care leaders are asking Gov. Jerry Brown to veto Senate Bill SB 1053, the “Contraceptive Coverage Equity Act,” for its discriminatory legislation which would force many religious entities like hospitals, schools and charities to go against the conscience of their members and provide insurance coverage for contraception and abortion.

  • From the beginning: Southland seminaries

    California is one of those singular areas of the Church universal where the notion of a seminary system predated by ten years the actual establishment of a diocesan government.

  • San Diego Diocese mourns death of Bishop Cirilo Flores

    Bishop Cirilo Flores of San Diego passed away the afternoon of Sept. 6 at the city’s Nazareth House, accompanied by family and friends. He was 66.

  • St. John’s Seminary: A diamond in Camarillo

    Camarillo was an active farming community long before 1939. But with the establishment of St. John’s Seminary on 100 acres of what had been farmland, it could be said that these historic grounds have, indeed, continued to produce a very unique and, yes, essential element to nurture the faith of an increasingly large and diverse flock.

  • Juan Diego House: Preparation for St. John’s

    As he was growing up, 21-year-old Jaime Muñoz always knew he felt called to devote his life to service to society — but the question was: what kind of service?

  • San Diego diocese mourns death of Bishop Cirilo Flores

    Bishop Cirilo Flores of San Diego passed away the afternoon of Saturday, Sept. 6, at the city's Nazareth House, accompanied family and friends.

  • Nagasaki delegation visits Cathedral

    A delegation from Nagasaki Prefecture, led by the Prefectural Governor, Houdou Nakamura, attended the 10 a.m. Mass Aug. 31 at the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels.

  • Losing a limb to diabetes — the poverty factor

    A diabetic middle-aged woman in South Los Angeles told me — after losing five toes, her right foot and ankle, along with nearly half her leg — that she was doing “just fine.” That’s what she said, even though the ugly sore on the sole of her good foot wasn’t healing, forcing her to use a wheelchair more and more, fearing another amputation was inevitable.

Page 2 of 100


Growing in our knowledge of Jesus Christ

Archbishop José H. Gomez

It’s back-to-school time, a great time of year.

I know many of you have been getting ready for the new school year with your kids and grandchildren. All of the archdiocese, confirmation and religious education programs are starting up again in our parishes.

The Holy Father visits the Holy Land


September 2014
Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
1 2 3 4 5 6
7 8 9 10 11 12 13
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
28 29 30

September 17, 2014

  • Wednesday, September 17

    Mission Santa Inés Founding Mass, trilingual celebration to commemorate 210th anniversary, 7 p.m., 1760 Mission Dr., Solvang. (805) 688-4815.

The Tidings - Home Delivery 300x100

Get our news by email

Together in Mission 300x250
Bob Smith BMW 300x250
Bob Smith Toyota 300x250
Bob Smith Mini 300x250