San Diego parish to celebrate “All Our Children” anniversary

Auxiliary Bishop John Dolan will join Father Lucio Castillo at St. John the Evangelist Church to celebrate Mass on 20th anniversary of controversial 1997 pastoral document from USCCB

The following comes from the San Diego LGBT Weekly: San Diego Catholic Diocese Auxiliary Bishop John Dolan and Father Lucio Castillo are about to celebrate a historic Mass at St. John the Evangelist Church on the 20th anniversary of a pastoral document offered in 1997 as an “outstretched hand” from the nation’s bishops to “families of the LGBT community.” “For us as a … [Read more...]

Puppet co-preached homily in front of San Diego bishop

Lupe didn’t want to go back in the sack

The following comes from a Southern Cross article by Denis Grasska: SAN DIEGO — There was something special about the Mass celebrated on March 8 at Our Mother of Confidence Church. And it wasn’t just the fact that a female puppet co-preached the homily. The sixth annual Missionary Childhood Association Mass was celebrated in a church filled with Catholic school … [Read more...]

San Diego’s Bishop Cirilo Flores dies at 66

See vacant first time since 1969

The following comes from a Sept. 7 posting on Whispers in the Loggia. In just the latest blow to a diocese which has already seen an outsize share of drama over recent years, Bishop Cirilo Flores of San Diego died Saturday at 66 after a sudden, stunning decline through the last several months. According to a statement from the chancery, Flores passed away peacefully … [Read more...]

John Paul the Great Catholic Univ. to dedicate new campus

The following comes from a May 2 story posted on the site of the Cardinal Newman Society. John Paul the Great Catholic University will celebrate the dedication and blessing of its new permanent campus with Bishop Emeritus Robert Brom and Chaplain Fr. Richard Huston in the heart of historic downtown Escondido, this Saturday, May 3. The University will also bestow its first … [Read more...]