• Dual language immersion Catholic schools to host education fair Jan. 23

    On Jan. 23 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., St. Sebastian and All Souls World Language Catholic schools will co-host a Dual Language Education Fair at the St. Sebastian campus in West Los Angeles. The fair will highlight the two schools’ dual language immersion programs in Spanish-English and Mandarin-English.

  • Celebrating Christmas at Men’s Central Jail

    “Hey, what’s going on down there?” came from above on Christmas morning.

    The query rose above shouts, whistles and catcalls: “The (vulgarity) pope is here!”

    Then Archbishop José H. Gomez started walking down narrow cellblock 3100B.

  • OneLife LA speaker Mama Hill to address ‘divine order’ and healing children

    A former teacher with the Los Angeles Unified School District, Mama Hill worked as an English teacher and counselor, and also served as a mentor for students, utilizing her teaching skills and affable demeanor to help inspire them.

  • Ready for the birth of Jesus, our savior

    Thousands of Filipino Catholics from throughout Southern California celebrated the beginning of Simbang Gabi, a 500-year-old Filipino Christmas tradition, with a special Mass at the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels on Dec. 15.

  • St. Monica’s hosts vigil for victims of gun violence

    More than 60 parishioners and community members gathered at St. Monica Church, Santa Monica on Dec. 13 to pray for peace during the parish’s Vigil for All Victims of Gun Violence.

  • Simbang Gabi 2015 focuses on stewardship and the family

    The Filipino Ministry of the Archdiocese of Los Angeles is preparing to celebrate Simbang Gabi at 6:30 p.m. Dec. 15 at the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels, 555 West Temple Street, Los Angeles.

  • Archbishop Gomez contributes to newly-released book ‘What Did Jesus Ask?’

    Archbishop José H. Gomez joined with 70 prominent spiritual leaders and artists to write the newly-released book, “What Did Jesus Ask?”

  • ‘A journey of God’s surprises’

    Cardinal Roger M. Mahony has been a bishop for 40 years and a cardinal for 25. With his 80th birthday a few months away, the cardinal sat down with The Tidings to share his thoughts on the many surprises in his ministry.

  • Archdiocese hosts second annual OneLife LA celebration

    The Archdiocese of Los Angeles will host the second annual celebration of OneLife LA, an event that highlights the beauty of every human life, from conception to natural death.  The event stresses the Catholic Church’s pro-life message, including issues of adoption, suicide, domestic abuse and human trafficking.


  • ‘Praying twice’: St. Brigid’s Gospel Choir still heartening the congregation in South L.A.

    The 10:30 a.m. Mass at St. Brigid, celebrated by visiting Father William Norvel, lasted a good 90 minutes. But that wasn’t unusual at the popular Sunday liturgy. The gospel choir had done a rousing entrance to the beat of African drums. During the liturgy, there were rhythmic responses and sacred alleluias, a swinging “Gloria” and an “Our Father” that touched some deep spiritual part of you. A thundering piano led the music. 

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Seeking the face of God in the Scriptures

Archbishop José H. Gomez

Prayer is seeking the face of God. The Catechism of the Catholic Church recalls the story of how St. John Vianney once found a peasant praying in front of the Blessed Sacrament. The saint asked him what he was doing, and the man replied: “I look at him and he looks at me.”


February 2016
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February 14, 2016

  • Sunday, February 14

    Mother Cabrini Library and Chapel Open House, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m., 3801 Scott Road, Burbank. The event is hosted by the Los Angeles Region.


    Italian Catholic Club of SCV Valentine's Day Dinner Dance, 7 p.m., Our Lady of Perpetual Help (Parish Hall), 23233 Lyons Ave., Newhall. Come enjoy a delicious gourmet buffet dinner and dance the night away to the music of Linda Pippin. Wear your favorite red dress, shirt and/or tie. All adults (single or married) are welcome. Tickets are $35 each (prepaid), or $45 at the door. Please call Anna Riggs at (661) 645-7877 to reserve your spot by Feb. 10.


    Stations of the Cross, 2 p.m. Calvary Cemetery, 4201 Whittier Boulevard, East Los Angeles. Continuing each Sunday of Lent. For more info, please call Calvary Cemetery: 323-261-3106.


    Year of Mercy Mass and Pilgrimage in The Shrine of St. John Paul II, 3 p.m., Our Lady of the Bright Mount Church, 3424 W. Adams Boulevard, Los Angeles.  Mass celebrated in English with Fr. John Paul Gonzalez of Christ the King Church.  Mass will be followed by Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament and confession, with Divine Mercy Chaplet.  The closing prayer will be a blessing and veneration of the 1st class relic of St. John Paul II.  

    South Bay Catholic Co-ed Adult Softball League Pre-Season Practice Games, McMaster Park, 3624 Artesia Blvd., Torrance.  Must RSVP to Fred Lawler (League Commissioner) at (310) 504-0271 or fredlawler@hotmail.com.

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