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Celebrating Our Lady Queen Of The Angels

A joyous observance of the 236th anniversary of the founding of the City of Los Angeles will commence at 3 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 26 at the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels in Downtown Los Angeles. Archbishop José H. Gomez will preside over a special votive Mass honoring Mary as Our Lady of...

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Archbishop Gomez Welcomes 21 New Seminarians With Mass And Barbecue

On Aug. 2, Archbishop José H. Gomez welcomed 21 new seminarians to the Archdiocese of Los Angeles as they begin their journey toward the priesthood at St. John’s Seminary and Queen of Angels Center for Priestly Formation.  Archbishop Gomez gave the seminarians his blessing following a special...

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Second Annual Catholic Night To Take Place At Dodgers Stadium

The L.A. Dodgers invite all parishes, Catholic schools, ministries and other Catholic organizations to the second annual Catholic night at Dodgers Stadium on Sept. 9 at 6:10 p.m. The Dodgers will face off against the Colorado Rockies. The newly appointed reverend monsignors of the Archdiocese...

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Catholic Association Of Latino Leaders Hosts 10th Annual Conference

The Catholic Association of Latino Leaders (CALL) will host their 10th annual national conference on Sept. 8 and Sept. 9 with the theme “Fatima and Family: Living Discipleship at Work, at Home and in Society.” The CALL conference brings together hundreds of top executives, innovative...

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Ramona Convent Secondary School Takes Pilgrimage Back To Its Roots In Canada

Four school leaders from Ramona Convent Secondary School in Alhambra were recently able to travel to Quebec, Canada, to visit the historic sites that mark the roots of the school’s founding order, the Sisters of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary. Ramona Convent celebrated its 127th anniversary...

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Runway To Holiness? Young Entrepreneur Finds Vocation In Liturgical Design

Los Angeles is one of the fashion capitals of the world, where for many Catholics, the path to holiness can be found walking down the runway, or styling a photo shoot. But for the past three years, Sequoia Sierra, a young Catholic entrepreneur working in style and design, has channeled her...

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Since 1895, The Tidings has been telling the story of the Catholic Church — both here in Los Angeles and across the globe. On July 1, 2016, we transformed the Tidings newspaper into a multimedia platform, Angelus News.

Angelus is the weekly print “home” for, John Allen and his colleague, Inés San Martin. Nationally known Catholic journalists and essayists like Ruben Navarrette, Kathryn Lopez, Grazie Pozo Christie, and Mike Aquilina regularly contribute. Best-selling Catholic author, Dr. Scott Hahn, writes a weekly Scripture column for us. These voices complement key contributors like Archbishop Gomez, Bishop Robert Barron, Father Ronald Rolheiser and Heather King.

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‘This Is Your City. Be A Saint’: Teens Take Ownership Of Los Angeles

More than 1,000 teenagers from Southern California joined in a eucharistic procession around UCLA campus the evening of Aug. 4, giving a tangible sign of their Catholic faith in an increasingly secularized city. The young people were kicking off a three-day event of faith, worship and...

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LA Archdiocese Hosts Youth Conference To Inspire Sanctity

More than 1,600 youth gathered at the campus of the University of California, Los Angeles this weekend for the third annual City of Saints conference, where local teenagers participated in workshops, the sacraments, and fellowship. “City of Saints is a festival of hope,” stated Archbishop Jose...

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Patrol 37: Campers Rescued At Circle V

With his semi-spiked blondish-brown hair, Dave Dahlberg doesn’t exactly look like an official U.S. Forest Service hero. Don’t tell that to the 58 kids and 24 staff members and counselors at the Circle V Ranch Camp he helped rescue July 8, hours after the Whittier Fire in the Los Padres National...

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Cathedral To Host Mass Celebrating 100th Birthday Anniversary Of Blessed Oscar Romero

The local Salvadoran Catholic community is inviting the faithful from across the Archdiocese of Los Angeles to celebrate the life and legacy of Blessed Archbishop Oscar Romero on Sunday, Aug. 13, at the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels in Downtown Los Angeles. Archbishop José H. Gomez will...

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Becoming His Witnesses: Reaching Young Adult Catholics Through Evangelization

With the growing rate of American young adults identifying as “nones” — nonaffiliation with a particular religion or faith — the message of authentic encounter and evangelization is more important than ever before. According to a report conducted last year by the Public Religion Research...

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City Of Saints Speaker, Roy Petitfils, To Address Doubt, Sharing

Today’s teenagers are more likely to listen to what you say if they think you're really listening to what they say, notes Roy Petitfils, a counselor, speaker and author who hosts the podcast “Today’s Teenager.” “This generation of teens wants to discuss issues,” he says, noting the "sage on...

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The 1967 Class Of St. John Vianney/Daniel Murphy HS: 50 Years Later

In late June, 53 of 63 surviving members of the class of 1967 of St. John Vianney/Daniel Murphy High School celebrated their 50th high school reunion. Los Angeles College, built in 1926 of steel-girded brick and Portland stone on the corner of Third and Detroit streets, served as the junior...

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Office Of Ethnic Ministry Celebrates Diversity Picnic, Looks Forward To Cultures Mass

On July 22, the Archdiocese of Los Angeles celebrated the vibrant ethnic diversity of the local Catholic community with its 3rd annual picnic in Griffith Park. The event’s entertainment included traditional Korean songs and dances, Salvadorian cultural dances and a piñata for the children. The...

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St. Paul And The 2028 Olympic Games

The Olympic Games for the year 2028 are officially coming to Los Angeles! This will mark the first time the world’s greatest athletes will be convening in the United States since Atlanta back in 1996, and the first time hosting for the City of Angels since 1984. I don’t know about you, but...