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Providence Holy Cross Medical Center in Mission Hills will host a class for children preparing to become an older sibling. The class, geared to ages three to 10, will emphasize the importance of being a big brother or sister while explaining to the child what to expect from a younger sibling.
“Do you see how close I am to the edge? Am I close enough to the edge now?” he asked, as he scooted closer still, eliciting worried gasps from the audience.
“Don’t worry I’m not going to fall off, [but] if I did I would just break my arm or something,” joked Vujicic, resulting in echoing laughter throughout the gymnasium.
On Feb. 20 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., local healthcare programs will partner together to offer free comprehensive health screenings for children and adults in East Los Angeles.
The Social Justice Committee of the San Pedro Region is coordinating two free workshops that could help some individuals reclassify select felonies to misdemeanors. The workshops are the result of California’s Proposition 47, which was passed in Nov. 2014. The new regulations changed certain low-level crimes from potential felonies to misdemeanors.
San Fernando’s retiring auxiliary bishop will be missed for his leadership, approachability and sense of humor, say his colleagues.
On Feb. 6, Bishop Gerald E. Wilkerson was honored for more than 50 years of service in the Archdiocese of Los Angeles with a Mass in the chapel of Bishop Alemany High School in Mission Hills, followed by a formal reception.
Trenna Meins is well aware that recently proposed federal laws and executive actions on gun control probably would not have saved her late husband, Damian, from death at the hands of Islamic terrorists at the Inland Regional Center in San Bernardino on Dec. 2.
While on board the plane taking him to Cuba and then Mexico, Pope Francis took a moment to send a special blessing to EWTN’s foundress Mother Angelica, and to ask her for her prayers.
MEXICO CITY — Silvia Baca, an 84-year-old Catholic who volunteers every day at St. Patrick Church in North Hollywood, wasn’t going to be left out of the pope’s trip to Mexico.
Prayer is seeking the face of God. The Catechism of the Catholic Church recalls the story of how St. John Vianney once found a peasant praying in front of the Blessed Sacrament. The saint asked him what he was doing, and the man replied: “I look at him and he looks at me.”
World Day of the Sick Mass, Mass and Anointing of the Sick, 12:30 p.m., Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels, 555 W Temple St, Los Angeles. Archbishop Gomez presiding with other bishops and priests. Special section designated for those in wheelchairs with volunteers available to help. Limited parking available for $8. Carpooling is encouraged. For more info: Chuck Huebner at cjhuebner @gmail.com or Jim LoCoco at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Bosco Tech’s Yurak Memorial Run & Kids’ Fun Run, Check in begins at 8 a.m., Memorial Run at 9 a.m., Fun Run at 10 a.m., Bosco Tech, 1151 San Gabriel Blvd., Rosemead. Race registration is $35 per person. For school groups of 10 or more, the cost is $30. To register online, go to www.boscotech.edu/events or www.yurak.eventbrite.com; same-day registration available at check-in table. Included: racing fees, finisher medal, goodie bag and BBQ lunch. Plaques will be awarded to the top five male and female runners and to the fastest runner under 18.All proceeds to benefit Bosco Tech’s Yurak Athletic Center (YAC).
Cabrini Literary Guild “Sweetheart Bingo” Meeting, Sat., Feb.13 at Oakmont Country Club, 3100 Country Club Drive, Glendale. Meeting starts at 11 a.m., lunch at 12 p.m. ($30/person), and bingo social at 1 p.m. Bingo cards are $5 each, or $20 for five cards. For reservations, call (818) 790-3485.
Footprints: Making Tracks for Neighbors in Need, 8:30 - 11:30 a.m., Bishop Amat High School track, 14301 Fairgrove Ave., La Puente. Catholic Charities San Gabriel Region will present this annual walk/run fundraiser to increase awareness about poverty, hunger and homelessness in the San Gabriel Region. Proceeds benefit those lacking basic needs, such as food, clothing, transportation and shelter. This is a come anytime, leave anytime event, with the first lap around the track to be led by Bishop David O'Connell. For more information, visit lentenfootprints.yolasite.com or contact Mary Romero at (213) 251-3582 or email@example.com.