Kevin Theriault

Thumbnail shutterstock 335819579 Adoring Christ

“Behold I am with you always, even unto the end of the age.” Matthew 28:20 As I write this I am sitting in Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament,...

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Thumbnail catholicschools la A ‘hopeful and optimistic’ outlook on Catholic schools

  Ask Kevin Baxter what he thinks about the current state of Catholic schools and the response you hear is likely to contain the words “hopeful”...

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Thumbnail mother teresa bill donohue Answering Mother Teresa’s critics

Soon-to-be-canonized Mother Teresa was voted by Americans as the most admired person of the 20th century. She is a figure almost universally...

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Thumbnail a tale of two lions A tale of two lions

Do you fear the devil? Are you afraid of being tormented or persecuted by him? Saint Peter says, “Be calm and vigilant, because your enemy, the...

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Thumbnail elijah A whistling of gentle air

The stillness that a spiritual seeker seeks cannot be found in the world. It is not a worldly thing. In fact, it is just the...

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Thumbnail unknown Becoming a Consecrated Virgin Living in the World

Cristina Garcia had a dream that she was getting married. When she awoke, the young girl ran to her parents crying because she could not see the...

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Thumbnail cef alex chacon Catholic Education Foundation celebrates 30 years of funding Catholic education for low-income families

The Catholic Education Foundation (CEF) is celebrating 30 years of making a quality Catholic education more accessible. The event will be held at...

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Thumbnail la catholic schools 2017 Class of 2017: Reflecting on successes of Catholic education, looking ahead to future growth

Kevin Baxter prepared to attend the graduation ceremony at St. Pius X-St. Matthias Academy in Downey on May 26 full of hope and excitement. This...

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Thumbnail shutterstock 274566236 "Creation's Call" prayer service seeks to unite through care for our common home

The Feast Day of St. Francis of Assisi, the patron saint of the environment, is an opportunity being taken by the Archdiocese of Los Angeles’...

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Thumbnail deacons2 ‘Deacons wash feet’

Ramon Nuñez’ father told him, “If you don’t serve, you don’t know what you were born for.” He also put these words into practice. “When I was...

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Thumbnail shutterstock 299019683 Encountering Christ

Goldilocks would not please God very much. God does not want us seeking what is comfortable and “just right.” “I know your works; I know that...

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Thumbnail shutterstock 277354919 Five suggestions for a deeper prayer life

Slowly try to add these things to your experience:  1. Enter into silence through a short reading of Scripture and meditate upon it, considering...

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Thumbnail frank dipaola apollo From Hell to Hail Mary: A Cop’s Story

Retired LAPD detective Frank DiPaola never thought he’d be a guy who could connect with kids — they just weren’t his “thing.” He never imagined his...

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Thumbnail shutterstock 154250726 How to heal after a divorce

Her husband had left her and she felt lost. Like many experiencing divorce or separation, Julie Monell-Auzenne wasn’t sure where to turn for help....

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Thumbnail ben webber How to help save children’s vision

Megan Webber noticed something strange. An odd white glow appeared in the left eye of her son Benjamin in many photos. “It wasn’t in every...

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Thumbnail 20160301t1213 0456 cns la congress prejean Measure to abolish death penalty falls short: Californians vote to reform criminal justice, legalize pot

Father Chris Ponnet found himself grieving after the election. Not over candidate results, but for seeing his years of work to end the death...

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Thumbnail msgr. sal pilato  los angeles Msgr. Pilato celebrates 25th year as priest, prepares for sabbatical

Msgr. Sabato “Sal” Pilato celebrated the 25th anniversary of his ordination this year. He is also stepping down from the job that he has held for...

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Thumbnail earth day 2016 Our Common Home: A call for practical ways to respect the environment on Earth Day

Southeast L.A. County residents know well how pollution and environmental degradation alters the lives of many, especially those in low-income...

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