Friday, 05 August 2011 08:58
Friday, 05 August 2011 08:52
St. Finbar organizes blood drive for school student
BURBANK — St. Finbar in Burbank will hold a blood drive for parish school student Matthew Fernandez on Aug. 7, 8 a.m.-2 p.m., at St. Finbar’s Community Center. The five-year-old was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia on April 3 and is currently receiving treatment from Children’s Hospital Los Angeles.
Friday, 05 August 2011 08:49
In June, the soon-to-be-a-sophomore at UCLA from Los Alamitos played in his first professional golf tournament, which just happened to be the U.S. Open. He not only made the cut into the final two rounds of the storied venue, but was the low amateur with an even-par 284 at the challenging Congressional Country Club in Bethesda, Maryland. The teenager’s scorecard (75-67-70-72, tied for 21st) was the best by a non-professional in four decades.
Friday, 05 August 2011 08:48
Friday, 05 August 2011 08:46
As the entrance procession wound its way into the church to Beethoven’s “Ode to Joy” loud applause and cheering could be heard as parishioners caught sight of present pastor Father Edwin Duyshart leading the procession that included Msgrs. Sean Acton (pastor from 1970-1978) and Alfred Hernandez (1978-1997), and Father Arturo Velasco (1997-2010), as well as Archbishop Jose Gomez and San Fernando Region Auxiliary Bishop Gerald Wilkerson.