On May 14, the Most Rev. Salvatore J. Cordileone, Archbishop of San Francisco, will give the commencement address to Thomas Aquinas College’s graduating students. During the event, Archbishop Cordileone will be honored with the school’s highest award, the St. Thomas Aquinas Medallion, in recognition of his life-long fidelity and service to the Catholic Church.
On May 9, students at St. Gregory the Great School in Whittier won the United States Navy Seaperch Underwater Robotics Los Angeles regional competition for the middle school division at California State University, Los Angeles.
On May 14, the Filipino Catholic community of Los Angeles gathered at the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels for two traditional celebrations of the Virgin Mary: the Santacruzan and the Flowers of May.
Hundreds of athletes took to the fields in Rome over the weekend for the launch of this year's “Special Olympics European Football Week,” an unique event which saw people both with – and without – intellectual disabilities competing side by side.
With his latest film, Last Days in the Desert, Rodrigo Garcia has accomplished something truly remarkable. He has taken a portion of the life of the single most compelling person who has ever lived and turned it into a colossally boring movie.
Learning the Gift of Contemplation from Children, 7 p.m., Our Lady of Grace Church, St. Joseph Room, 5011 White Oak Ave., Encino. The presenter is Fr. Laurence Freeman OSB, spiritual guide and director of the World Community for Christian Meditation, international speaker and author. Suggested donation - $20.