Churches worth driving to

St. Raymond, Downey

Name of Church St. Raymond Address 12348 Paramount Blvd., Downey, CA 90242 Phone number 562-923-4509 Website www.saintraymond.org Mass times Saturday vigil, 5 p.m. Sundays, 7 a.m., 9 a.m., 11 a.m., 1 p.m. (Spanish) & 5:30 p.m. (Life Teen). Daily, 6:30 a.m. & 9 a.m. Saturday, 8 a.m. Confessions Saturdays, 3:45 – 4:45 p.m., Tuesday & Thursday, 8:30 – 9 … [Read more...]

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Downey priest suspended from Facebook for post about Islam

Fr. John Higgins, pastor of St. Raymond Parish, was kicked off Facebook for a week after providing historical context to Islamist terror

Facebook temporarily suspended the account of Catholic priest Fr. John Higgins in response to a post he made about the history of Islam. Here’s the offending post: “There are peaceful and good Muslim people,” his post reads in part. “And then there are the Islamists who are defended by the ignorant who refuse to learn history.” He made his comment on a post on the … [Read more...]

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