• Friday, May 16

    ACCW Central Meeting, guest speaker Jacqueline Powers Doud, 9:30 a.m., Our Lady of the Bright Mount Church, 3424 W. Adams Blvd., L.A. (323) 755-6001.

    Married Couples’ Retreat (to May 18), Sacred Heart Retreat House, 920 E Alhambra Rd., Alhambra; $. (626) 289-1353.

    “Alice In Wonderland,” student production, 7 p.m. (also May 17), St. Pius X-St. Matthias Academy, 7851 E. Gardendale St., Downey; $. (562) 861-2271.

  • Saturday, May 17

    “Risen Christ in a Christic Universe,” with Fr. Stephen Coffey, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Mary & Joseph Retreat Center, 5300 Crest Rd., Rancho Palos Verdes; $. (310) 377-4867.

    “Let Your Life Speak,” Sisters of St. Joseph discernment day, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Medaille House, 2028 W. 24th St., L.A. (310) 469-2253.

    “Modern Madrigal,” performance by DeAngelis Ensemble, 8 p.m., Mission San Juan Capistrano Basilica, San Juan Capistrano; $. (714) 928-9567.

  • Sunday, May 18

    Villanova Prep Golf Tournament, to benefit school athletics program, 10 a.m., Soule Park GC, Ojai; $. (805) 646-1424.

    Rosary Service for the Unborn, Fr. Joe Kammerer presiding, 2 p.m., Holy Cross Cemetery, 5835 W. Slauson Ave., Culver City. (310) 670-0605.

  • Monday, May 19

    St. Padre Pio Healing Mass, Fr. George Reynolds presiding, 1 p.m., St. Anne Church, 340 10th St., Seal Beach. (562) 594-6357.

    Healing Mass, Fr. John Paul Gonzalez presiding, 7 p.m., St. Linus Church, 13915 Shoemaker Ave., Norwalk. (562) 921-6649.

  • Tuesday, May 13

    "Big Picture" Bible Study, Bible timeline by Jeff Cavins, 9 a.m. (Tues. to June 17), Holy Trinity Church, 209 N. Hanford Ave., San Pedro. (310) 548-6535.

  • Wednesday, May 21

    ACCW Eastern Meeting, guest speaker Fr. Bill Adams, 9 a.m., St. Hilary Church, 5465 Citronell Ave., Pico Rivera. (562) 942-7300.

    ACCW Ventura Meeting, guest speaker Br. Christopher Reeve, 9:30 a.m., San Buenaventura Mission, 211 E. Main St., Ventura. (805) 525-3066.

  • Thursday, May 22

    ACCW Southeastern Meeting, guest speaker Sr. Eymard Flood, 9 a.m., St. Maria Goretti Church, 3954 Palo Verde Ave., Long Beach. (562) 860-3066.

    “An Evening of Music,” parish school performances, 7 p.m., Holy Name of Jesus School Church, 1955 W. Jefferson Blvd., L.A. (323) 731-1830.

  • Friday, May 23

    St. John Eudes Summer Carnival (to May 25, hours vary), 9901 Mason Ave., Chatsworth. (818) 341-3680.

    Women’s Weekend Retreat (to May 25), Sacred Heart Retreat House, 920 E. Alhambra Rd. Alhambra. (949) 466-9103.

    “Heaven & Earth: Byzantium from Greek Collections,” exhibit (to Aug. 25), Getty Villa, 17985 Pacific Coast Hwy., Pacific Palisades. (310) 440-7300.

  • Saturday, May 24

    Vincentian Lay Missionaries, information meeting, 10 a.m., De Paul Center, 1105 Bluff Rd., Montebello. (323) 721-6060.

    “Empowered by the Holy Spirit,” workshop with Dn. Steve Greco, 10 a.m.-3:30 p.m., St. Jerome Church, 5550 Thornburn St., L.A. (323) 294-1940.

    “Evening Crowning: We Celebrate Mary,” song and poetry, 4 p.m. Mass followed by music, St. Jane Frances de Chantal Church, 13001 Victory Blvd., North Hollywood. (323) 583-1766.

    KofC Pasta Dinner & Spring Dance, 6:30 p.m., KofC Hall, 21433 Strathern St., Canoga Park; $. (818) 371-0473.

  • Sunday, May 25

    Shrine of St. Pedro Calungsod, blessing and dedication, Bishop Oscar Solis presiding, 10:30 a.m. Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal Church, 820 N. Garfield Ave., Montebello. (323) 725-7578.

    Labyrinth Event, blessing and dedication, Mary & Joseph Retreat Center, 5300 Crest Rd., Rancho Palos Verdes; $. (310) 377-4867.

    St. Joan of Arc’s Radio Players, old time radio plays, 2 p.m., St. Joan of Arc Church, 11553 Gateway Blvd., West L.A.; $. (310) 479-5111.


Iowa and us in a Year of Mercy

Kathryn Jean Lopez

It was in the general-purpose room of St. Francis of Assisi Church in West Des Moines that Donald Trump made his last pitch to Iowa voters, inside a caucus room. He wanted to make sure people remembered that not only will he build the wall on our border with Mexico, but that he’s the only candidate who will make Mexico pay for it.


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  • Sunday, February 7

    Rosary and Mass for Life, 4:30 p.m., St. Cornelius Church, 5500 E. Wardlow Rd., Long Beach. Rosary begins at 4:30 p.m., followed by Mass at 5 p.m. For information, contact Sylvia Aimerito at (562) 429-1965 or visit AudioGirlMinistries.com.


    Solemn Mass for the Last Sunday before Lent, 12 p.m., St. Cyril of Jerusalem Church, 15520 Ventura Blvd,, Encino. Dale Jergenson – Dixieland Mass. Soloists and Dixieland Band, with the combined choirs of St. Cyril of Jerusalem and St. Francis de Sales of Sherman Oaks.


    Year of Mercy Mass in the Shrine of St. John Paul II, 3p.m., Our Lady of the Bright Mount Church, 3424 W. Adams Boulevard, Los Angeles. Mass in Polish with Father Rafal Dygula, S.Ch., pastor and shrine director. Mass followed by adoration of the Blessed Sacrament and confession, with Divine Mercy Chaplet. Closing prayer will be a blessing and veneration of the 1st class relic of St. John Paul II.  


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