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A tool for pro-life parents
New children's book encourages kids to stand for life

Parents who want to instill a pro-life worldview in their children now have an illustrated children’s book they can use to encourage their kids to “speak up for life” and refute the "lies" of abortion.  Bethany Bomberger, an adoptive

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2019-12-10T15:05:33-08:00December 10th, 2019|Categories: Abortion and pro-life issues, Arts and Culture|Tags: |2 Comments

Interactive Advent calendar from the Norbertines
Daily reflections, videos, music, commentaries

From the Dec. 2 section of the calendar Known for their white habits, penchant for service, and intellectual rigor, the Norbertines in Southern California have launched a digital Advent calendar that will engage Catholics around the world. This new

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2019-12-03T11:40:43-08:00December 3rd, 2019|Categories: Arts and Culture|Tags: , , |1 Comment

Guadalupe art at L.A. cathedral until Dec. 16
By Lalo Garcia, Laura Vasquez Rodriguez, Rosa Maria Alvarez, Rick Ortega

Sample of Lalo Garcia work, The Gift at Our Lady of Guadalupe in Oxnard (Photo from artist's website) Ten art pieces are part of the exhibit in honor of Our Lady of Guadalupe and St. Juan Diego installed today

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Queer theory art exhibit at Loyola Marymount
LGBTQIA+ history in one common space

The Gay Rub art installation (Photo by Annie Kapila/Loyolan) The Gay Rub is a creative art installation that joins together queer history from all around the globe into one powerful exhibit. By rubbing paper and charcoal over different

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2019-11-05T14:37:33-08:00November 5th, 2019|Categories: Arts and Culture|Tags: |11 Comments

Honoring the memory of their loved ones
Thousands expected to participate in Day of the Dead celebrations at Santa Clara Cemetery in Oxnard and Calvary Cemetery in East LA

For the second year in a row, 28-year-old Jeannette Vasquez, her siblings, mother, and other family members will come together at Santa Clara Cemetery in Oxnard to create a traditional Day of the Dead altar in honor of her

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2019-10-23T12:05:11-08:00October 23rd, 2019|Categories: Arts and Culture|Tags: |6 Comments

Piece added to Michelangelo exhibit at Christ Cathedral
The Last Judgment completes the collection on display in the Cultural Center

Over 25,000 visitors have experienced Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel Exhibition currently on display on Christ Cathedral campus in Garden Grove. Exhibition guests are able to view life-size reproductions of all 34 Sistine ceiling frescoes. For those planning to attend in

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Holy Pumpkin Carving Service
Cloistered nuns will carve pumpkins to order at Kensington monastery

The best-ever pumpkin harvest awaits visitors at the Carmel of Jesus, Mary and Joseph in Kensington from 3-6:30 p.m. Oct. 19. A display of pumpkins carved by the cloistered Sisters during their recreation time will offer the guests a

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2019-10-08T14:20:54-08:00October 8th, 2019|Categories: Arts and Culture|Tags: , |2 Comments

Music in terms anyone can understand
Ignatius Press offers 'The Sound of Beauty' by award-wining classical composer Michael Kurek

In a groundbreaking book that puts the more complicated aspects of music in terms anyone can understand and appreciate, award-wining classical composer Michael Kurek's new book, The Sound of Beauty, draws on decades of experience to deliver a must-read

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2019-10-03T07:48:21-08:00October 3rd, 2019|Categories: Arts and Culture|Tags: , |7 Comments

“We’ve had a lot of people asking about them”
What has become of 10 statues inherited from former Crystal Cathedral?

When visitors and congregants think of the Christ Cathedral campus, visions naturally turn toward the iconic structures: Philip Johnson’s glass-encased cathedral, the bell tower and architecturally significant Richard Neutra and Richard Meier campus buildings.  But when the Diocese of Orange moved

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2019-09-22T19:33:04-08:00September 23rd, 2019|Categories: Arts and Culture|Tags: |3 Comments

How does Christ Cathedral compare to the world’s most famous churches?
One of the world’s largest centers of worship features modern architecture and modernistic sacred art

When Christ Cathedral was dedicated on July 17, it became the nation’s newest cathedral, albeit the only one that formerly housed America’s first megachurch.  After a $77-million transformation, Christ Cathedral – once known as the late Rev. Robert Schuller’s

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2019-09-18T13:28:30-08:00September 19th, 2019|Categories: Arts and Culture|Tags: |8 Comments