Archives for November 2016

Will Santa Clara become ‘sanctuary campus’?

Students walk out of class at Jesuit university in solidarity with undocumented immigrants

The following comes from a November 17 Mercury News article by Tatiana Sanchez: Standing in solidarity with their undocumented immigrant peers, students at Santa Clara University vowed to protect them from any potential immigration policies that may come under the Trump administration, including mass deportations. At a rally that started out at the university’s Mission … [Read more...]

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Churches worth driving to

St. Timothy Church, Los Angeles

Name of Church St. Timothy Church Address 10425 W. Pico Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90064 Phone number 310-474-1216 Website www.sttimothyla.org Mass times Monday-Saturday 8 a.m. Saturday vigil, 5:30 p.m. Sunday, 7:30, 9 & 10:30 a.m. and noon. Holy days: vigil, 6:30 p.m.; 8 a.m. and 12:10 p.m. Confessions Saturdays, 4 – 5 p.m.; First Fridays, 20 minutes before 7:30 … [Read more...]

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CDC: U.S. abortions are continuing to drop

Pro-life organizations encouraged by latest figures

The following comes from a November 24 LifeSiteNews article: According to most of the nation's state health departments, abortion continues on the decline across the country. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control released its abortion figures, based on reporting from 47 states, but not including Maryland, New Hampshire, or California (the country's most populous … [Read more...]

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No more bottled water at Catholic school

Campus Ministry and science department worked on initiative at St. Francis High School

The following comes from a November 21 Valley Catholic article: The Saint Francis High School community is doing its part to curb its thirst for bottled water. Students, faculty and staff are taking part in a new school initiative to eliminate the use of plastic water bottles on campus. As bottled water is no longer sold by the school’s food service, students and … [Read more...]

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San Jose bishop issues pre-Christmas message

Bishop Patrick McGrath: "I am writing to those among us who live in fear – fear of discrimination, of deportation, of having their families torn apart"

The following is a November 23 message from Bishop McGrath of San Jose: Dear Brothers and Sisters, I address myself today to all Catholics and people of good will, here in Santa Clara County.  In a special way, I am writing to those among us who live in fear – fear of discrimination, of deportation, of having their families torn apart. There is a great deal of … [Read more...]

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“This place is evil”

Patient assault, medical emergency reported at Bakersfield FPA

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fBDnGbZNnKU The following comes from a November 23 Operation Rescue post by Cheryl Sullenger: Public records obtained by Operation Rescue and eye-witness accounts reveal two disturbing incidents that both took place on November 5, 2016, at the FPA abortion facility in Bakersfield, California. Emergency 911 recordings and CAD transcripts … [Read more...]

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Cardinals Burke, Pell officially removed from Congregation for Divine Worship

Vatican makes it official: the two prelates, known for their Catholic orthodoxy and strongly pro-life and pro-marriage stances, replaced by progressives

The following comes from a November 23 LifeSiteNews article by Claire Chretien: Cardinals Raymond Burke and George Pell will not remain members of the Congregation for Divine Worship, the Vatican has confirmed in a list of the liturgical office's new members. Burke and Pell are known for their Catholic orthodoxy and strongly pro-life and pro-marriage stances. Burke is one … [Read more...]

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LA REC again features heterodox speakers

2017 Los Angeles Religious Education Congress pushes dissent on sexual morality

The following comes from a November 22 Church Militant article by Bradley Eli: The 2017 Religious Education Congress (REC) hosted by the archdiocese of Los Angeles is again hosting speakers with pro-gay, pro-transgender and pro-unchaste messages delivered to Catholic educators and youth alike. The four-day event, scheduled for February 2017 in Anaheim, will host pro-LGBT … [Read more...]

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Pope names new auxiliary bishop for Orange diocese

Father Timothy Freyer, 53, currently episcopal vicar for the diocese, gets the nod from Rome

The following comes from a November 23 USCCB press release: WASHINGTON—Pope Francis has named Father Timothy Freyer, 53, episcopal vicar for the Diocese of Orange, California, as an auxiliary bishop of Orange. The appointment was publicized in Washington, November 23, by Archbishop Christophe Pierre, apostolic nuncio to the United States. Timothy Freyer was born … [Read more...]

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“We are here to lament”

Newspaper reports glowingly on post-election "expression of solidarity" at Dolores Mission Catholic Church in Los Angeles

The following comes from a November 22 People's World article by Eric A. Gordon: Several hundred Angelenos packed the pews and lined the walls in a standing room only turnout Sunday afternoon at Dolores Mission Catholic Church in the working-class Boyle Heights neighborhood close to downtown. They came out despite a steady rain that, if anything, seemed providential after … [Read more...]

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