Graduation Day: The big moment arrives!

Ramona Convent, Alhambra: Ellen Urtecho, Sabrina Barajas, Zhiyu Zhao and Alexandria Dixon ease their nerves with humor.

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Bishop Alemany, Mission Hills: Megan Phan and co-valedictorian Theodore Papenthien prepare for the big moment

Bellarmine-Jefferson, Burbank: Cheers for valedictorian Kara Mae Santos.

 

Notre Dame Academy, West Los Angeles: Can you believe it?!

 

San Gabriel Mission, San Gabriel: YESSSS!

 

Junípero Serra, Gardena: Congratulations!

 

St. Joseph, Lakewood: At last!

 

St. Monica, Santa Monica: Light-hearted moments.

 

Don Bosco Tech, Rosemead: The Class of 2014.

 

Mayfield, Pasadena: Cornelia Connelly Award recipient Cadence Stark addresses her classmates.

 

Notre Dame, Sherman Oaks: Rory Smith, Arthur Ong Yiu and Malin Smith are ready.

 

 

St. Anthony, Long Beach: Faufau Alaelua celebrates school and heritage.

 

St. Bernard, Playa del Rey: A milestone celebration.

 

St. Paul, Santa Fe Springs: Gather ’round once more. 

 

 

 


Voices

I Think, Therefore I Am Whatever I Think I Am: From Rene Descartes’ Dictum to Obama’s Bathroom Policy

Christopher West

Anybody remember the old Kinks song “Lola”? I was in my early teens the first time I heard it and this line leaped out at me: “Girls will be boys and boys will be girls / It’s a mixed up muddled up shook up world…” Well, the mixed up and muddled up is now the law of the land.

 

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May 24, 2016

  • Tuesday, May 24

    ACCW Meeting, San Pedro Pastoral Region, Southwestern District, St. Catherine Laboure Catholic Church, 3946 W. Redondo Beach Blvd., Torrance. Registration 9:30 a.m. – Speaker. Mass at 11:30 am - Rev. Alfred Hernandez, Pastor. Luncheon $10/ person, check payable to St, Catherine Laboure Church, Info: contact Monte (310) 323-8900.

     

    Changing the World, Changing Yourself: Contemplation Today, 7 p.m., St. Joseph Catholic Church Parish Hall, 6220 E Willow St., Long Beach, Father Laurence Freeman, OSB, Benedictine monk, Spiritual guide and Director of the World Community for Christian Meditation, international speaker and author. All are welcome! Suggested donation $20 (checks made payable to WCCM-USA) supports the work of the community. Website: wccm-usa.org. 

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