Archbishop Gomez at Men’s Central Jail
“God loves you whether you’re a Lakers or a Clippers fan”

Archbishop Gomez made the rounds through the restrictive housing unit. (Photo by John McCoy/Angelus) When the Mass’s celebrant, Los Angeles Archbishop José H. Gomez, preaches on the significance of what the Church is celebrating today, the message of

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2019-12-30T11:41:44-08:00December 30th, 2019|Categories: Bishops and church leaders|Tags: , , |2 Comments

Thousands honor Our Lady of Guadalupe at annual tribute and Mass in Los Angeles

The pews were packed at the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels last night, in a celebration that stretched through the wee hours of morning, to honor Our Lady of Guadalupe.  “On this beautiful night, we thank God for

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2018-12-21T13:50:26-08:00December 14th, 2018|Categories: Spirituality and Faith|Tags: , |1 Comment

LA archdiocese to press charges against sisters accused of embezzlement

The Archdiocese of Los Angeles will file a criminal complaint against religious sisters who have been accused of embezzling from a Catholic school at which they had worked for more than a decade. Sr. Mary Margaret Kreuper, CSJ and Sr.

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2018-12-11T14:50:50-08:00December 11th, 2018|Categories: Education|Tags: , , |15 Comments

Religious sisters found to have stolen money from Redondo Beach Catholic school

An internal investigation by a Redondo Beach Catholic parish has found that two longtime nuns who worked at the St. James School misappropriated a “substantial” amount of school funds for their personal use over a period of years, according to

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2018-11-30T18:43:23-08:00November 30th, 2018|Categories: Education|Tags: , , , , |19 Comments

Jury awards teacher fired by Catholic school $3.57 million in damages

A former Leimert Park Catholic school teacher who sued the Archdiocese of Los Angeles, alleging she was fired for being pregnant and unwed, was awarded $3.57 million by a jury today. The Los Angeles Superior Court panel deliberated for less

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2018-11-03T08:28:11-07:00November 3rd, 2018|Categories: Education|Tags: , |12 Comments

“In the spirit of the Synod of Youth taking place in Rome”

In celebration of the 487th anniversary of the miraculous apparitions of the Virgin of Guadalupe to St. Juan Diego, this year La Peregrina, a pilgrim image of Our Lady of Guadalupe, will start the annual pilgrimage with visits to parishes in

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2018-10-18T18:11:23-07:00October 18th, 2018|Categories: California Diocese News|Tags: , |1 Comment

Small band of friars and nuns in habits feed homeless in Los Angeles

Friar Benjamin of the Most Holy Trinity walked down Towne Avenue in Skid Row, one hand wheeling an ice chest filled with oranges and bottled water, the other clutching plastic bags of peanut butter and ham and cheese sandwiches, chips

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2018-09-13T10:34:45-07:00September 13th, 2018|Categories: California Diocese News, Poverty and Charity|Tags: , , |14 Comments

14th annual Celebration of Cultures Mass scheduled for Sept. 15 in LA archdiocese

The Archdiocese of Los Angeles, the nation’s largest and most diverse diocese, will celebrate the contributions to the Catholic Church of nearly 40 ethnic communities at the 14th annual Celebration of Cultures Mass on Saturday, September 15. Archbishop José H.

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2018-09-11T12:53:32-07:00September 11th, 2018|Categories: California Diocese News|Tags: , |12 Comments