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.
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.
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 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.
In a multiethnic liturgy featuring Hispanic, Vietnamese and English readings and hymns, Auxiliary Bishop David G. O’Connell was installed as the episcopal vicar of the Los Angeles Archdiocese’s San Gabriel Pastoral Region on Nov. 22.
Elias Hosseini, a senior at Don Bosco Technical Institute (Bosco Tech), has earned a spot in the 2016 Tournament of Roses Honor Band, the official band of Pasadena’s Rose Parade.
Christopher Andre, a 2014 graduate of Don Bosco Technical Institute (Bosco Tech), placed in the eighth annual Global Trajectory Optimization Competition (GTOC), also called the America’s Cup of Rocket Science.
St. Lucy’s Priory High School invites the public to their 51st annual “Home for the Holidays” Christmas Boutique on Nov. 8 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Students at San Gabriel Mission High School were able to attend a recent book signing with Chelsea Clinton as she promotes her first book, “It’s Your World: Get Informed, Get Inspired & Get Going.” The former first daughter met with students and autograph copies of her book.
On Oct. 8, the Don Bosco Technical Institute (Bosco Tech) was awarded a $250,000 grant for the construction of emerging technologies laboratories and curriculum development.
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