• Ramona Convent hosts women’s symposium

    Sister Simone Campbell, SSS, an advocate on social issues, will be the keynote speaker for a women’s symposium held by Ramona Convent Secondary School as part of their 125th Anniversary Celebration.

  • Bosco Tech hosts math competition

    Don Bosco Technical Institute (Bosco Tech) will host a mathematics competition for fifth through eighth grade students Feb. 7. Students from all San Gabriel Valley public and private schools are invited to participate.

  • Charismatic speaker addresses Magnificat chapter

    More than 100 women and men gathered at the Via Verde Country Club in San Dimas Dec. 6 to hear Dr. Margarett Schlientz give her testimony and talk about her life as spiritual director, psychiatric nurse, and executive director of the Pope Leo XIII Institute on the campus of Mundelein Seminary in Illinois.

  • Catholic Big Brothers and Sisters

    Sandra Estrella got a chance to be with her Little Sister Xochitl a few weeks ago at a Catholic Big Brothers Big Sisters’ party. But her biological brother, Anthony, still waits for a Big Brother. 

     

  • Our Lady of Guadalupe celebrated at St. Louise

    St. Louise de Marillac recently celebrated the Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe welcoming Los Angeles Auxiliary Bishop Alexander Salazar, who celebrated Mass for the school and parish communities. First graders retold the story of Juan Diego and Our Lady for the congregation during Mass and also were lectors.

  • Mater Dolorosa to renovate Stations of the Cross

    For more than 50 years, the life-size Stations of the Cross at Mater Dolorosa have graced the hillside of the Sierra Madre retreat house operated by the Passionists Fathers – and now a new renovation project will make sure that these beautiful sculptures will continue to inspire retreatants for the next 50 years.

  • Catholic men’s fellowship in Covina

    Men from the San Gabriel Region meet on the first and third Wednesdays of the month at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 344 W. Workman Street, Covina. The men’s fellowship meeets to pray, share scripture, discuss relevent spiritual, moral and other issues and to of course fellowship. To learn more, visit www.catholicmen.org. Catholic Men’s Fellowship was founded in 1991. In 1997 Cardinal Archbishop Roger Mahony officially recognized it as a lay faith ministry to men.

  • Interfaith Thanksgiving Service at Our Lady of the Assumption

    Our Lady of the Assumption Church will host the annual Interfaith Thanksgiving Service at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 26 at the Claremont church. All are welcome.

  • Historic Vine dedicated at San Gabriel Mission

    San Gabriel Mission recently dedicated its historic Original Wine Grape Vineyard Project in the mission’s gardens. The project brought back one of the authentic vines that started the original grape vineyards of the California missions that supplied many missions with wine. The grape vine joins the historic orange tree grove planted in June 2006 in the mission’s gardens. 

  • ‘Bringing Hope to Haiti’: The Jeff Cherubin Foundation fundraiser Nov. 8

    Joe and Rita Domond, parishioners at Our Lady of the Assumption in Claremont, continue to honor the memory of their son Jeff who was tragically killed in a car accident at the young age of 22 in 2004. The Domonds, along with other volunteers, bring hope to the people of Haiti via missionary work done through a non-profit foundation they established in Jeff’s name in 2005.

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Appreciating the gift of memory

Anne Hansen

Why do we hold on to so many things in closets, garages and storage units? What is it about the birth announcement of an adult child or the high school diploma of an elderly grandparent that keeps these objects carefully saved rather than discarded? They are of no use to anyone and take up space. Yet they are precious and difficult to part with.

 

 

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  • Wednesday, January 28

    San Manuel Indian Bingo and Casino Trip, 9 a.m.-6 p.m., meet in St. Luke Catholic Church parking lot, 5605 Cloverly Ave., Temple City. This is a fundraiser for St. Luke’s Youth Account. Upon casino arrival, all will be given a voucher for $10 ( to be used for food or gambling). $11 (non-refundable) includes a seat on the bus and $10 casino voucher. First come, first serve. For reservations, contact Luis and Esther Osollo, (626) 350-1655.

     

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