New pastors, administrators, administrator pro tem named

Archbishop José Gomez has approved the appointments of new pastors, administrators and an administrator pro tempore at parishes in the archdiocese, effective July 1.

 

The following priests have been appointed pastors:

Father Alberto Arreola, Sacred Heart, Pomona (recently incardinated).

Father Cesar Bejarano, F.M. (Franciscanos de Maria), Mary Immaculate, Pacoima.

Father Arturo Corral, St. Thomas the Apostle, L.A. (recently incardinated).

Father Bruce Correio, San Roque, Santa Barbara.

Msgr. Craig Cox, Our Lady of Perpetual Help, Santa Clarita.

Father Joseph Dass, St. Christopher, West Covina.

Father Pedro Esteban, St. Aloysius Gonzaga, L.A.

Msgr. James Forsen, Visitation, L.A.

Father Christopher Fagan, St. Augustine, Culver City.

Father Juan Francisco Gonzalez, Epiphany, South El Monte (recently incardinated).

Father Maurice Harrigan, Mary Star of the Sea, San Pedro.

Father Stanley Ihuoma, S.S.J. (Josephites), Holy Name of Jesus, L.A.

Father Francis Ilano, St. Athanasius, Long Beach.

Father Jose Rafael Lara, Presentation of Mary, L.A. (recently incardinated).

Msgr. Jon Majarucon, St. Raphael, Santa Barbara.

Father Rafael Marin-Leon, Our Lady of Guadalupe/Our Lady of Sorrows, Santa Barbara.

Msgr. Richard Martini, St. Joseph, Carpinteria.

Father Francis Mendoza, St. Finbar, Burbank.

Father Leo Ortega, St. Stephen, Monterey Park.

Father Marco Ortiz, Santa Clara, Oxnard.

Father Preston Passos, St. Mary Magdalen, Camarillo.

Father Doan Pham, St. Anthony, Oxnard.

Father Michael Reardon, St. Bartholomew, Long Beach.

Father Michael Rocha, St. Paschal Baylon, Thousand Oaks.

Father Ruben Rocha, Holy Family, Wilmington (recently incardinated).

Father Paul Spellman, St. Mark, Venice.

Father Hieu Tran, Our Lady of Loretto, L.A.

Father Jude Umeobi, St. Eugene, L.A. (recently incardinated).

Father John M. Vianney, Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal, Montebello (recently Incardinated).

 

The following priests have been appointed administrators:

Father Julio Gonzalez, Our Lady of the Rosary, Paramount.

Father Dennis Marrell, St. Ambrose, West Hollywood.

Father Joseph Q. Nguyen, St. Joan of Arc, West L.A.

Father Long Nguyen, St. Albert the Great, Rancho Dominguez.

Father Michael Perucho, Our Lady of Peace, North Hills.

Father Albert Susai Pragasam, O.S.M (Servants of Mary, India Province), Divine Saviour/St. Ann, L.A.

Father Victor Ramos, Sagrado Corazon, Compton (extern).

Father Lazaro Revilla, Immaculate Heart of Mary, L.A.

Father Adrian San Juan, St. Madeleine, Pomona (extern).

Father Erasmus Soriano, St. Thomas More, Alhambra (extern).

Father John Q. Tran, St. Lucy, Long Beach.

Father Ricardo Viveros, Holy Trinity, L.A.

Father Donald Woznicki, St. Bruno, Whittier (extern).

 

Additionally, Deacon Raul Molina has been appointed administrator pro tempore at St. Anne, Santa Monica.


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Why "Last Days in the Desert" is so Boring

Bishop Robert Barron

With his latest film, Last Days in the Desert, Rodrigo Garcia has accomplished something truly remarkable. He has taken a portion of the life of the single most compelling person who has ever lived and turned it into a colossally boring movie. 

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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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