• 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.

  • Archbishop Gomez blesses Habitat for Humanity homes

    On July 7, Archbishop José H. Gomez paid tribute to the importance of safe and affordable family homes when he joined Habitat for Humanity LA, the Catholic Coalition and other church clergy to bless seven new residences built for families in the City of Lynwood.

  • Parishes, schools urged to become Red Cross shelters

    The Archdiocese of Los Angeles has signed a “master agreement” with the Red Cross to use parish halls and school gyms as Red Cross shelters for emergencies in Southern California. It’s the first time any diocese in the United States has partnered with the organization to provide shelter.  

  • Seeking forever families

    Two beautiful sisters (one tween and one teen) came to the U.S. for the very first time from their native Colombia, hoping, at the very least, to enjoy a memorable month-long vacation, but praying, mostly, to find and connect with a loving adoptive family who will open their hearts to offer the girls a home.

     

  • Our parish immigration teams

    The parishes of the Archdiocese of Los Angeles have taken a significant leadership role in reaching out to our brother and sister immigrants who are here without full legal papers or documentation.

  • New L.A. laws punish, criminalize the homeless

    Los Angeles has the largest number of homeless people in the nation — nearly 26,000 in the city, more than 44,000 in the county. For years it’s had the troubling distinction of being America’s “homeless capital.”

  • Mentoring is in her DNA

    Theresa Gartland drove her car through the Nickerson Gardens housing development’s maze of two-story yellow stucco apartments on cracked, windy streets. She had no trouble finding building #7 in one of the largest public housing developments west of the Mississippi.

     

     

  • Dog Day Afternoon

    Who knows for sure if all dogs really go to heaven, but the 1,000 plus dogs and the 1,500 plus people who attended the ninth annual “Dog Day Afternoon” July 8 were certainly in God’s presence.

  • Nun reflects on 40 years of prison ministry

    Sister Teresa Doherty has done her time. Yet after 40 years, she isn’t looking to get out any time soon.

  • What the court ruling on lethal injections means to California

    In a divided ruling announced June 29, the Supreme Court has upheld the continued use of a controversial drug used in several botched executions in recent years.

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Voices

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 31, 2015

  • Friday, July 31

    Healing Mass, 8 p.m., St. Columban Parish, 125 Loma Dr., Los Angeles.

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