Wednesday, 10 August 2011 14:42
The archbishop said that a “new evangelization” is a personal priority for him, as it is for the archdiocesan Synod and for the U.S. Conference of Bishops.
Wednesday, 10 August 2011 14:38
Location: 7814 Crockett Boulevard, Los Angeles
San Pedro Region: Deanery 17
Of the 300 parishes in the archdiocese, nine have a Jesuit connection, either named for a Jesuit saint or staffed by members of the society. Of that number, three have Jesuit clergy (Dolores Mission, L.A.; Blessed Sacrament, Hollywood; and Our Lady of Sorrows, Santa Barbara) and six can claim Jesuit saints — three for St. Francis Xavier, one for St. Robert Bellarmine, one for St. Ignatius of Loyola (the founder of the Society) and a southeast L.A. parish named for one of the youngest saints in the church calendar, St. Aloysius Gonzaga.
Wednesday, 10 August 2011 14:34
The Faces of God: St. Aloysius Gonzaga ChurchWelcome is much more than a word at St. Aloysius Gonzaga Church; it is a spirit and a way of life.
It is felt when parish administrator Father Pedro Esteban welcomes a visitor at Mass and everyone turns to greet the newcomer or visitor, or share a smile. It happens when a young couple brings their newborn child to the front of church and the family receives a blessing. It is seen in the smiles on parishioners’ faces as they greet newcomers and visitors at breakfast after Mass.
Wednesday, 10 August 2011 14:26
Wednesday, 10 August 2011 12:19
More than 20 pilgrim chaperones, teenagers and young adults from throughout the archdiocese and also the San Bernardino Diocese attended the Aug. 7 liturgy in advance of the Aug. 16-21 WYD event, which is expected to draw a record number of youth from the United States. Currently 29,437 U.S. pilgrims are registered to attend, including 262 traveling from the L.A. Archdiocese.
Prayer of the MonthPapal intentions for November: That priests who experience difficulties may find comfort in their suffering, support in their doubts, and confirmation in their fidelity. That as fruit of the continental mission, Latin American Churches may send missionaries to other Churches.
Papal intentions for December: That children who are victims of abandonment or violence may find the love and protection they need. That Christians, enlightened by the Word incarnate, may prepare humanity for the Savior's coming.