The Catholic Textbook Project has announced their annual History Essay Contest for Catholic students. The writing contest is open to students in grades 5 though 12 attending Catholic schools or home-schooling programs. The submission deadline for the contest, which has six separate divisions, is March 23.
Happy Catholic Schools Week! This is the week that Catholic schools across the United States celebrate the history and ongoing value that these institutions provide to students and families.
“I am a teacher … I am not in it for the income; I am in it for the outcome.”
“I am a teacher … It’s who I am; it’s my passion, my calling, my world.”
Religious sisters, brothers and priests from the Archdiocese of Los Angeles and their friends and families filled the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels to celebrate the jubilee anniversaries of consecrated religious and their communities during a two-hour Sunday Mass Jan. 31.
Maryann Reynoso, principal of San Miguel School on 108th street in Los Angeles, introduces four of her students, sitting around a table, to a visitor. Jacob Lopez, Emily Hernandez and her good friend Zittlali Arellano are fourth-graders. Aidan Bentivengo is in fifth.
Thanks to the generous charitable contributions provided via Together in Mission, more than 60 Catholic schools across the Archdiocese of Los Angeles receive much-needed monetary support to ensure sufficient funding for fundamental items... One of those schools is Nativity Elementary.
Efforts to combat social injustice cannot forget that the right to life is foundational, Archbishop Jose H. Gomez of Los Angeles said at a Hispanic pro-life gathering last week.
‘A vision for society as God wants it to be’: An estimated 20,000 march for human dignity in Downtown LA
Carrying banners and signs to celebrate the sanctity of life from conception to natural death, thousands of Catholics and Christians of different denominations joined together as they walked through the streets of downtown Los Angeles Jan. 23 in support of OneLife LA.
“Enjoy,” said Archbishop José H. Gomez, placing the plate of meat loaf, mashed potatoes, green beans and salad in front of the middle-aged man with the shaved head. He repeated the motion with the other hand to a nearby gentleman wearing a flannel shirt. Then he headed back to the counter of the Cardinal Manning Center for two more paper plates.
“I was pleased to receive your recent letter and to learn that Archbishop Gomez will be opening a Holy Door of Mercy at the Barry Nidorf [Sylmar] Juvenile Hall. It brings me great joy to know that you and the other residents are united with the whole Church in celebrating this Jubilee of Mercy.”
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