• Vujicic to students: ‘You’re all beautiful just the way that you are’

    “Do you see how close I am to the edge? Am I close enough to the edge now?” he asked, as he scooted closer still, eliciting worried gasps from the audience.

    “Don’t worry I’m not going to fall off, [but] if I did I would just break my arm or something,” joked Vujicic, resulting in echoing laughter throughout the gymnasium.

  • Lula Washington Dance Theatre performs at Ramona Convent

    In early January the Lula Washington Dance Theatre, an internationally-recognized troupe, performed at Ramona Convent Secondary School in Alhambra, providing a performance that uniquely blended ballet, jazz, African and street-dance techniques.

  • All Souls alumni lunch with Bishop O’Connell

    On Feb. 3, All Souls Chinese and Spanish Language Immersion School in Alhambra will host an Alumni Homecoming celebration, with Bishop David O’Connell presiding at a 9 a.m. Mass, followed by a school tour and a luncheon from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

  • Fuller Theological Seminary to host 2016 Ecumenical Prayer Service Jan. 24

    The Southern California Christian Forum (formerly the Southern California Ecumenical Council) is presenting the 2016 Ecumenical Prayer Service for the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity on Sunday, Jan. 24 at 3 p.m. in Travis Auditorium at the Graduate School of Psychology building on the campus of Fuller Theological Seminary in Pasadena.


  • Ramona Convent School welcomes peace and justice activist Linda Biehl

    Last month, Linda Biehl, the mother of a murder victim, spoke to students in sophomore and junior theology classes at Ramona Convent Secondary School in Alhambra about the impact of forgiveness.

  • St. Lucy’s Priory H.S. in Glendora hosts successful open house event

    Last month, more than 500 prospective students and their families attended the annual open house event at St. Lucy’s Priory High School in Glendora. Guests participated in campus tours led by St. Lucy’s students, where they learned about academics, athletics and student life.

  • Knights of Columbus hosts Respect Life Rosary

    On Jan. 22 at noon, the San Gabriel Valley Chapter of the Knights of Columbus will host their annual Respect Life Rosary to mark the 43rd anniversary of the Roe v. Wade Supreme Court decision.

    The peaceful, one-hour event will take place in front of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals Building. All are invited to join in praying the rosary for an end to abortion.

  • Elderly Catholic nun dies from hit-and-run injuries

    A 70-year-old Catholic nun left in critical condition following a hit-and-run collision has died from her injuries. Sister Raquel Diaz, EIN, passed away Dec. 20.

    On Dec. 13, Sister Raquel was at a crosswalk at Winter St. and North Evergreen Ave. in Boyle Heights when a small, white four-door compact car struck her. The driver of the vehicle continued traveling southbound, never stopping, Los Angeles officials report.

  • Ramona Convent School receives 2015 Cool Climate Award

    On Nov. 10, the California Interfaith Power and Light, a faith-based organization committed to protecting the environment, awarded the 2015 Cool Climate Award to Ramona Convent Secondary School in Alhambra. The school won in the category of Water Stewardship.

  • Holy Family School wins LA County mock trial championship

    Holy Family School in Pasadena won the 38th annual Los Angeles County Mock Trial Dec. 2, defeating Westside Neighborhood School in the final. A total of 52 public and private schools competed in the competition.

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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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