Pastoral council members from across the Los Angeles Archdiocese’s five regions gathered at Providence High School in Burbank Feb. 21 for the Eighth Annual Interregional Gathering.
The meeting featured addresses by Archbishop José H. Gomez, Bishop Gerald Wilkerson of the San Fernando region, and Father Edward Benioff, director of the Office of New Evangelization.
This month, Louisville High School students began publishing articles to the recently formed Los Angeles Times website, HS Insider (highschool.latimes.com/about).
Bishop Mora Salesian High School welcomes back former student Alex Chacon as its new principal.
Tenth-grade Long Beach student, Loyalty Traster-Lee, won First Place in the Knights of Columbus Essay contest themed, “The Importance of Religious Freedom.”
The number of ISIS hostages in Syria has increased to at least 250 after continued attacks on Christian villages, and civilians fleeing to the Turkish border have been stranded when not allowed to cross.
When an employer’s hiring standards conflict with a prospective employee’s religious practice, when would the employer be guilty of discrimination for not hiring?
Fallen away Catholics are being invited to “come home” this Lent through a worldwide initiative led by Pope Francis, which points to confession as a primary way to experience God's merciful embrace.
“Basically, the danger of medical mistakes and coercion and abuse are so great that it is not a good idea to create what amounts to a blanket immunity statute for those who would assist at suicides,” she told The Tidings. “Suicide’s not illegal. The issue is how third parties respond to someone who says they want to die," said Diane Coleman.
Lenten Fish Fry, 4:30-8:30 p.m., St. Clare’s, 19606 Calla Way, Canyon Country. Every Friday through March 27. (661) 252-3353. http://www.st-clare.org/.
Wine Tasting Fundraiser for Alexandria House, 6:30-9 p.m., Silverlake Wine, 2396 Glendale Blvd., Los Angeles. Hosted by Aaron Neubert and Stacy Horth-Neubert. $30. RSVP with Ronda, (213) 381-2649, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Mass and Healing Service, 7:30 p.m., Our Lady of Peace Parish, 15444 Nordhoff St., North Hills. (818) 207-5709.