Thursday, 14 July 2011 16:00
But at its root, this movement is driven by fears that many of us share. The fear of pain, suffering and death. The fear that one day we might lose our mental capacity or bodily functions. The fear of becoming a burden on others. Or of being left alone to die in some institution, hooked up to expensive machines.
Thursday, 07 July 2011 16:00
Thursday, 30 June 2011 16:00
On the Solemnity of St. Peter and Paul, I received my Metropolitan Archbishop’s pallium from our Holy Father, Pope Benedict XVI.
I’m in Rome with some 300 pilgrims from our Archdiocese. In our visits to the holy sites, I’ve been praying about our Christian mission in the great metropolis of Los Angeles.
Thursday, 23 June 2011 16:00
Thursday, 16 June 2011 16:00
But our state faces fiscal problems that go far beyond this latest crisis. That’s one reason my brother bishops and I have issued a new statement of moral principles, “In Search of the Common Good,” to help guide state leaders and our fellow citizens.
Thursday, 09 June 2011 16:00
Not long after I put up my “public figure” page on Facebook, more than 800 people have “liked” it — from all over the world.
Wednesday, 01 June 2011 09:44
My parents used to always say that the best thing they could ever do for my sisters and I was to give us an education. And I will always be grateful to my parents for that gift of my education.