After nearly a full year of the pandemic, parishes are in a diminished financial situation, with pastors reporting double digit drops in their offertory. Father Cyril O’Sullivan, pastor of St. Isabella Parish in
Once their obligatory wellness and temperature checks are done, employees at All Souls Catholic Cemetery and Mausoleum in Long Beach begin their morning meeting with a special prayer. “Into your hands, oh Lord, we
Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone announced today [Feb. 24] the appointment of Rev. Mark Doherty as the new rector of St. Patrick’s Seminary & University. Fr. Doherty has been the interim rector since October, 2020.
Local pastors appreciate that celebrating Mass indoors for their parishioners is no longer forbidden by health department rules but indicated outdoor Mass is here for the duration of the pandemic. A Feb. 5 decision
Mission San JuanCapistrano, a California landmark and Orange County’s only mission, reopened to the public Feb. 4, following Gov. Newsom’s announcement lifting the stay-at-home orders. Often called the “Jewel of Cal