Known affectionately in and around the Camarillo community as The Chapel On the Hill, St. Mary Magdalen Chapel will mark its Centennial Mass and Celebration on July 4.
"Saint Damien with Leper Child," by sculptor Dale Zarrella, is the newest artistic addition to St. John’s Seminary, celebrating the life of the priest who ministered to lepers in Molokai, Hawaii.
San Francisco Archbishop Emeritus George Niederauer will introduce “People of the Passion,” the meditation drama created by Mary Rose Betten, to be performed March 18, 7:30 p.m. at St. Paschal Baylon Church, Thousand Oaks.
Sister of Notre Dame Mary Anita Hornack had already celebrated her golden jubilee of religious profession when Sister Mary Leanne Hubbard made her first profession of vows in the community.
Catholic school students in Santa Barbara gathered with Archbishop José Gomez Jan. 31 at Bishop Garcia Diego High School to celebrate a special liturgy in honor of Catholic Schools Week.
The University Series, the multi-parish adult education program connecting faith with daily life through more than 100 courses during Lent, has added two campuses and Friday noontime classes to its program in 2014.
The Golden State's poet laureate, John Steven McGroarty, once wrote that "the story of the conception, foundation, the rise and fall of the Franciscan missionary establishments in California is at once the most unique, colorful and romantic of stories in the annals of human history, and one of the most important."
Five parishes join to sponsor Matthew Kelly retreat Jan. 11
A multi-parish Matthew Kelly retreat is scheduled for Jan. 11, hosted by St. Paschal Baylon Church in Thousand Oaks.
Ashley Millhouse came to La Reina High School as a shy seventh grader who did not realize that the word “God” was supposed to be capitalized. She left six years later in 2008, as a passionate Christian determined to change the world.
Kicking off a newly formed partnership between Catholic Charities and Life Centers of Ventura County to assist needy moms, a ribbon-cutting ceremony was held recently at Catholic Charities’ Community Services Center in Oxnard to celebrate with clients the expanded services that are being offered.
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