About 100 Notre Dame students walk out of Vice-president Mike Pence’s commencement address

Graduation protest was carefully planned weeks in advance by a student group called We Stand for ND

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wkuk0APUL7k A large crowd of students walked out of the Notre Dame commencement ceremony on Sunday in protest of the speaker, Vice President Mike Pence, who delivered a speech that mixed platitudes about bright, dream-filled futures with a lengthy rebuke of political correctness on college campuses. As several dozen students in caps and gowns … [Read more...]

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‘Protect the rule of law,’ Leon Panetta tells 2017 Santa Clara University law graduates

Former secretary of defense, CIA director and pro-abortion congressman gives commencement speech at Jesuit university's law school

[Editor’s note: Leon Panetta compiled a strong pro-abortion voting record while serving in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1976 to 1994 from California’s 16th Congressional District. In 1990, he was a co-sponsor of the federal Freedom of Choice Act, and later, as President Bill Clinton’s White House chief of staff, Panetta defended the then-president’s veto of a bill … [Read more...]

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Teacher at Catholic school for girls accused of molesting student

Teacher at Ramona Convent Secondary School in Alhambra was arrested May 17 after a graphic text message was found on a student's phone, police said

A female teacher was arrested on suspicion of having a sexual relationship with a student at an all-girls Catholic school in Alhambra, according to authorities. Alhambra police said 42-year-old Diana Wendel, a teacher at Ramona Convent Secondary School for the past three years, was arrested Wednesday afternoon after a graphic text was found on a student's phone by her … [Read more...]

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Birds of a feather?

San Diego Bishop Robert McElroy will deliver commencement address to University of San Francisco School of Education, receive honorary degree; Xavier Becerra, California's pro-abortion attorney general, will deliver commencement address at School of Law

The University of San Francisco (USF) today announced the lineup of speakers and honorary degree recipients at the university’s eight commencement ceremonies, taking place Thursday, May 18 through Saturday, May 20. Over 2300 graduate and undergraduate students will participate in the ceremonies at St. Ignatius Church on USF’s main campus. Hailing from the front lines of real … [Read more...]

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Scandal continues at Most Holy Redeemer

On March 18, 2017 Joseph Sciambra published a blog post titled “Young Adult Ministry at SF Parish Linked to Dissident Priests, Call To Action and Pro-Gay Advocates.” The following is excerpted. According to a March 11, 2017 post to the Young Adults of Most Holy Redeemer (MHR) Facebook Timeline: “…let’s all take a moment tomorrow to thank Ish Ruiz for the great work he … [Read more...]

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Groundbreaking held for new school, parish offices at St. Ignatius in Sacramento

Capital campaign exceeds 5.6 million - largest such campaign in diocese history

Families, school officials, parish leaders and students from St. Ignatius of Loyola School broke ground March 26 to mark the beginning of construction of a new state-of-the-art $9.1 million preschool to 8th grade school campus and parish offices. St. Ignatius Parish and School are located at 3235 Arden Way in Sacramento. A capital campaign to raise construction funds from … [Read more...]

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Parish expands adoration for school children

St. Pius Parish in Redwood City provides opportunity for students in all nine grades to participate in adoration

St. Pius Parish in Redwood City has expanded First Friday hours of adoration of the Blessed Sacrament in 2016 from a few hours to 24 hours. Although well attended by the adult parishioners, time for adoration was not routinely offered to the children in the parish school. The prayer and worship commission identified the need for the children to be exposed to adoration in order … [Read more...]

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