Holy Family plans 3-on-3 basketball tournament

The annual 3-on-3 basketball tournament will be hosted by Holy Family Church in Glendale Aug. 9-10.

Holy Family Church in Glendale is hosting its third annual 3-on-3 basketball tournament for adult and high school players on Aug. 9-10.

Players, teams, sponsors and volunteers from the community are invited to sign up for the event, which will also include a fitness fair. Last year, 17 teams participated, drawing about 200 athletes, spectators and volunteers.

Up to five players may form a team, and co-ed teams are permitted. There will be three leagues for different age groups. Options for sponsors include getting company names displayed on jerseys, banners and/or in the program. Volunteers are also needed to help as referees, scorekeepers and as food preparers.

Exhibition games to determine brackets will be held Aug. 2, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. On Aug. 9, the competition will run 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

Playoffs, a 3-Point Contest and a Point Guard Challenge will take place Aug. 10, 1-5 p.m. For registration and information, call (818) 247-2222 ext. 555 or visit www.hf3on3.splashthat.com.


Things beyond our imagination

Father Ronald Rolheiser, OMI

Recently, at an academic dinner, I was sitting across the table from a nuclear scientist. At one point, I asked him this question: Do you believe that there’s human life on other planets? His answer surprised me: “As a scientist, no, I don’t believe there’s human life on another planet.


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October 4, 2015

  • Sunday, October 4

    Gerard Thomas Straub Book Signing, 9 a.m.- 1p.m., Holy Family Bookstore, 1519 Fremont Ave., South Pasadena. Straub will discuss his newly re-released book, “The Sun and Moon Over Assisi.” (626) 403-6133.

    St. Kateri Mass, 11 a.m., St. Marcellinus Church, 2349 Strong Ave., Commerce. Everyone is welcome to honor and follow in the footsteps of St. Kateri Tekakwitha. Potluck and raffle immediately following – bring a favorite dish to share!

    Faith Support on Our Cancer Journey, 2-4 p.m., Mary & Joseph Retreat Center, 5300 Crest Rd., Rancho Palos Verdes. This afternoon of reflection will explore ways for those struggling with cancer can nurture their spirits and seek divine guidance and support. $25 ($20 if paid in full by September 25). (310) 377-4867. www.maryjoseph.org.

    “Come and See” Vocation Event, 2-7 p.m., Heart of Jesus Retreat Center, 2927 S Greenville St., Santa Ana. Single women of high school and college age are invited by Sacred Heart Sisters to learn more about religious life. Dinner will be provided. RSVP by Oct. 3 at (714) 557-4583 or heartofjesusrc@sbcglobal.net. 

    Once Upon a Time: Stories to Awaken the Mysteries of the Heart, 3-5 p.m., Mary & Joseph Retreat Center, 5300 Crest Rd., Rancho Palos Verdes. $25. (310) 377-4867. www.maryjoseph.org.

    Rosary and Mass for Life, Rosary: 4:30 p.m., Mass: 5 p.m., St. Cornelius Church, 5500 E Wardlow Rd., Long Beach. Contact Sylvia Aimerito (562) 429-1965. Audiogirlministries.com.

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