• Lay Mission Helpers celebrate 60 years of serving the poor abroad

    When Msgr. Anthony J. Brouwers travelled around the continent of Africa in 1954, he heard a resounding request from the bishops he met there: “We need help.”

  • Thousands celebrate the ‘immigrant spirit’ at the cathedral

    “Every year in this beautiful Mass we celebrate the immigrant spirit of the people of our country. … which is a nation of immigrants, one nation formed out of many nationalities and peoples, and the immigrant spirit is also the spirit of the universal Catholic Church,” said Archbishop José H. Gomez, who presided at the Mass.



  • Gang violence brings lockdown to anti-gang MTRC

    Victor Aispuro, a volunteer, escorted two young girls from the vehicle to the close-by steps leading up to the parochial school’s cafeteria. He opened the barred iron mesh door for them. The girls, both bearing hefty backpacks, quickly disappeared inside. Today’s breakfast for MTRC (Making The Right Connection), an enrichment and anti-gang summer program, was milk and Cheerios.  

  • ‘Pope Francis bishops’: The story behind the new bishops’ pectoral crosses

    A sharp eye would have noticed that L.A.’s three auxiliary bishops-elect were wearing identical pectoral crosses. The pectoral crosses are identical to another bishop’s — the Bishop of Rome.

  • Archbishop Gomez introduces three new auxiliary bishops for LA Archdiocese

    Pope Francis has named Father Robert Barron, Msgr. Joseph V. Brennan and Msgr. David O’Connell as auxiliary bishops for the Archdiocese of Los Angeles.

  • Pope Francis appoints three auxiliary bishops to LA

    Pope Francis has named Father Robert Barron, Msgr. Joseph V. Brennan and Msgr. David G. O’Connell as auxiliary bishops for the Archdiocese of Los Angeles. The three bishops will join Archbishop José H. Gomez, other auxiliary bishops, priests and deacons in serving the largest archdiocese in the United States.

  • Bishop-elect O'Connell sees new role as another way to ‘follow Jesus’

    One morning, Msgr. David G. O’Connell found two dead bodies in the parking lot of St. Frances X. Cabrini Church in South L.A. When he first started at the parish in the late 1980s, there were killings every night. “That’s when the whole crack cocaine epidemic was hitting South L.A.,” he said. The violence, while it has diminished, hasn’t gone away.

  • Bishop-elect Brennan brings pastoral sense to episcopacy

    Pope Francis named Msgr. Brennan, along with Msgr. David G. O’Connell and Father Robert Barron, as auxiliary bishops for the largest archdiocese in the United States on July 21.

  • Bishop-elect Barron brings commitment to New Evangelization

    Robert Barron was a student at Fenwick High School in Oak Park, Illinois. A young Dominican friar taught the class one of St. Thomas Aquinas’ arguments for God’s existence when Barron was 14.

  • LA gets three new auxiliary bishops, including Fr. Robert Barron

    Known for his online videos which tackle everything from the saints, to the “new atheism,” to the latest blockbuster film, Fr. Robert Barron will have a new responsibility: auxiliary bishop of Los Angeles, one of the cultural capitals of the world.

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The greatest of all truths in the universe

Archbishop José H. Gomez

A huge crowd was gathered to hear him, 5,000 people at least have come to him. And now the day is almost over and they’re far from home with nothing to eat. Jesus knows they are hungry and he wants to feed them. We can feel how much he cares for them, he loves them. His heart is moved and he really wants to take care of them.


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July 29, 2015

  • Wednesday, July 29

    Organ Recital with Derek Gordon, 12:45 p.m., Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels, 555 W Temple St., Los Angeles. (213) 680-5200.

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