Former St. Patrick’s Seminary faculty member dies from COVID-19
Father Vincent Bui died June 9, one day before 25th anniversary of ordination

Please pray for the repose of the soul of Father Vincent Bui P.S.S., who died on June 9, 2020, of COVID-19. He was 58-years-old. 

Vincent Bui was born on June 25, 1961 in

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Former St. Patrick’s Seminary faculty member dies from COVID-19
Father Vincent Bui died June 9, one day before 25th anniversary of ordination
2020-06-11T12:10:05-07:00

Two ordained to priesthood in San Diego
First ordinations under new guidelines adopted by the diocese to re-open parishes meant fewer in attendance, changes to how Communion is distributed, use of masks

“This is a glorious moment to become a priest of Jesus Christ.”

That’s what Bishop Robert W. McElroy told the two men he ordained in a Mass on June 5 at The Immaculata

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Two ordained to priesthood in San Diego
First ordinations under new guidelines adopted by the diocese to re-open parishes meant fewer in attendance, changes to how Communion is distributed, use of masks
2020-06-10T11:51:42-07:00

Reflections from within California monasteries during the pandemic
At St. Michael's Abbey in Silverado: “We make a procession around the abbey grounds every day, carrying the relics of the saints and singing the ancient Roman litany against the plague"

How have the remote pillars of the faith fared during the pandemic of 2020? California is home to a number of monastery abbeys, where monks quietly maintain the continuous flow of daily commune with the divine, all while

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Reflections from within California monasteries during the pandemic
At St. Michael's Abbey in Silverado: “We make a procession around the abbey grounds every day, carrying the relics of the saints and singing the ancient Roman litany against the plague"
2020-06-03T12:05:48-07:00

Pope Francis ask further study of female deacons
Promoted by some Amazon synod members

The Vatican announced Wednesday that Pope Francis has created a new commission to study the question of a female diaconate in the Catholic Church, after some members of the 2019 Amazon synod requested the pope re-establish

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Pope Francis ask further study of female deacons
Promoted by some Amazon synod members
2020-04-08T18:20:44-07:00

Archbishop Gomez acclaims pope’s letter on Amazon
"Promote prayer for priestly vocations"

Archbishop José Gomez of Los Angeles commented Wednesday on Querida Amazonia, Pope Francis’ apostolic exhortation following the Amazon synod, emphasizing its reminder that that Church proclaims Christ. “Today our Holy Father Pope Francis

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Archbishop Gomez acclaims pope’s letter on Amazon
"Promote prayer for priestly vocations"
2020-02-13T07:33:14-08:00

Leonardo Defilippis dramatizes Father Tolton, first African American priest
Performances this month in Pasadena, Santa Monica, Brentwood, and Manhattan Beach

Leonardo Defilippis, the president and founder of Saint Luke Productions in the state of Washington, remembers when he had a chance a few years ago to approach Archbishop José Gomez to discuss a play he had recently completed and had

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Leonardo Defilippis dramatizes Father Tolton, first African American priest
Performances this month in Pasadena, Santa Monica, Brentwood, and Manhattan Beach
2020-02-05T16:44:22-08:00

First-hand report from St. Patrick’s Seminary
They don't wield faith like a baseball bat

…The seminarians whom I serve, as a professor of philosophy at St. Patrick’s Seminary and University in Menlo Park, California, are quite similar to Catholic undergraduates. They are men with a wide array of personalities and backgrounds. Seminarians are not

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First-hand report from St. Patrick’s Seminary
They don't wield faith like a baseball bat
2020-01-31T15:07:21-08:00
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