14th annual Celebration of Cultures Mass scheduled for Sept. 15 in LA archdiocese

Recognizes contributions of the nearly 40 ethnic communities represented in the archdiocese

The Archdiocese of Los Angeles, the nation’s largest and most diverse diocese, will celebrate the contributions to the Catholic Church of nearly 40 ethnic communities at the 14th annual Celebration of Cultures Mass on Saturday, September 15. Archbishop José H. Gomez will preside at a special Mass at 3:30 p.m., at the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels in downtown L.A. (555 W. … [Read more...]

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12th annual Mass of Cultures planned for Sept. 17 at Our Lady of the Angels Cathedral in LA

Seven languages will be spoken during the liturgy

The following comes from a September 15 Angelus article by Maria L. Torres: “God’s mercy unites all people.” Men, women and children representing the diverse races, cultures and languages that comprise the three-county Archdiocese of Los Angeles will gather at the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels at 10 a.m. on Sept. 17 to worship together under this unifying moniker, … [Read more...]

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Santa Clara University: we’re too white

Jesuit university president Fr. Michael E. Engh, S.J., has convened a commission on diversity and inclusion

The following comes from a May 10 Santa Clara University press release: In a time of heightened global attention to racial and social issues impacting people of color signified by unrest across the nation’s campuses, Santa Clara University President Michael E. Engh, S.J., has convened a Blue Ribbon Commission on Diversity and Inclusion. The decision to establish a … [Read more...]

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