Sacramento diocese warns parishes about charity

The following is a letter from John Watkins, Director of Catholic Charities & Social Concerns Diocese of Sacramento: To: Pastors, Parochial Vicars, Administrators, Deacons and Parish Staff It has come to our attention that Food for the Poor, (an ecumenical international

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Parishioners help Knights of Columbus purchase ultrasound machines

An ultrasound shows a fetus in the womb with its heart beating. Studies have shown that 80 percent of women who observe this refuse to get an abortion. Since the Roe vs. Wade Supreme Court decision in 1973, over 60

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2018-05-31T15:46:03-07:00May 31st, 2018|Categories: Church life|Tags: , , |2 Comments

New Los Angeles ministry aims to help families of the imprisoned

Families with loved ones in prison are feeling isolated, and a new initiative of the Archdiocese of Los Angeles is setting out to change that. Deacon Paulino Juarez and Deacon Louis Roche, both of the archdiocese, have headed up a

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2018-01-18T12:09:10-07:00January 18th, 2018|Categories: Church life|Tags: , , |2 Comments

LA priest to be honored at Notre Dame University commencement

Rev. Gregory J. Boyle, S.J., founder and executive director of Homeboy Industries in Los Angeles, California, will receive the University of Notre Dame’s 2017 Laetare Medal — the oldest and most prestigious honor given to American Catholics — at Notre

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2017-03-27T08:29:58-07:00March 27th, 2017|Categories: Other News|Tags: , , , |9 Comments

Free legal clinic established at Cathedral of Christ the Light in Oakland

The following comes from a May 23 Catholic Voice article by Michele Jurich: One of the lasting aspects of this Extraordinary Jubilee of Mercy is the establishment of the Pope Francis Legal Clinic at the Cathedral of Christ the Light in

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2016-05-24T11:40:41-07:00May 24th, 2016|Categories: Other News|Tags: , , , |4 Comments