On June 4, when Father Jeffrey Baker, 31, was ordained a priest with the laying on of hands, his father, Deacon Ron Baker, and mother, Patti, were at the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels to share in the special moment, overjoyed to have a son become a priest.
Every human being possesses inherent dignity, which deserves our respect. Each of us should feel loved, worthy and cared for at every moment of our lives, especially when our earthly journey is nearing its end.
‘No one needs to die alone’: California Catholics pray, fast for better end-of-life care as state’s assisted suicide law goes into effect
Catholics throughout California were invoking St. Pope John Paul II during a novena, which ended June 9 — the day that the state’s assisted suicide law went into effect.
At Father Mike Kennedy’s 50th jubilee celebration as a member of the Society of Jesus, Father Michael Engh, president of Santa Clara University, used part of his homily to recall a telling story about his fellow Jesuit.
California’s assisted suicide bill will go into effect on June 9, and the Archdiocese of Los Angeles is fighting back — with prayer.
On June 4, when Father Jeffrey Baker, 31, was ordained a priest with the laying on of hands, his father, Deacon Ron Baker, and mother, Patti, were at the Cathedral of Our Lady of Angels to share in the special moment, overjoyed to have a son become a priest.
On a recent Friday, the principal of Santa Teresita School was leading Jazmin Islas, Daniel Valenzuela and Aaron Rocha along with this scribe across the asphalt schoolyard. Sister Mary Catherine Antczak had told the fourth-graders when they met me how they should answer all my questions with thoughtful answers.
On May 4, the city-county agency that is charged with counting the homeless here in the Southland released its January 2016 count with much fanfare — even though this year’s findings didn’t seem like something to cheer about.
A native of Michoacán, Mexico, two childhood buddies from the same local parish and five life-long Californians will be among the nine men who will be ordained to the priesthood June 4 for the Archdiocese of Los Angeles.
Marymount California University in Rancho Palos Verdes launched a new initiative that guarantees university admission for high school seniors enrolled in any of the 51 high schools affiliated with the Archdiocese of Los Angeles.
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