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Papal Prayer Intention for February:

That those who have material, political or spiritual power may resist any lure of corruption.

Sat., Feb. 24

Lent and Triduum Preparation Workshops: Santa Barbara Region, 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Padre Serra Parish, 5205 Upland Rd, Camarillo. Workshop A: Music for the RCIA and Triduum. Workshop B: Parish Triduum Preparation for Liturgy Committees. For parish musicians, RCIA team members, liturgy committee members, liturgical ministers, and all involved in the preparation of parish Triduum celebrations. Cost is $15. Information: [email protected]store.la-archdiocese.org/triduum-preparation-workshops-22418

Los Angeles Foster Care and Adoption Information Meeting, 10 a.m.-12 p.m., Children’s Bureau Foster Care and Adoption, 1910 Magnolia Ave., Los Angeles. Discover if you have the ability and resources to help a child in need. To RSVP or for more information, call 213-342-0162 or email [email protected]. For an information packet, visit www.all4kids.org/program/foster-care

18th Annual Brazilian Carnaval, 2 p.m.- 2 a.m., Café Club Fais Do-Do, 5257 W Adams Blvd, Los Angeles. Kids Matinee 2-6 p.m.. $15/kids under 12 free with adult. Evening Ball 8 p.m.-2 a.m. $45. Featuring Rio Samba-Star: Neguinho da Beija-Flor, Grupo Resenha, La Samba Dancers Samba Da Mudança, DJ Potira, Batukaxe, Leopold Nunan. Tickets: braziliannites.com

Mon., Feb. 26

Healing Mass, 7:30 p.m., St. Cornelius Catholic Church, 5500 E Wardlow Road, Long Beach. Celebrant: Fr. Steephen Viblanc.

Fri., March 2

God is Your Center: A Contemplative Retreat, led by Father Martin Laird, OSA, Friday, 7 a.m.-9:30 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; Sunday, 9 a.m.-12 p.m., LMU University Hall, 1 Loyola Marymount University Dr., Los Angeles. Through silent prayer, conferences and discussion, we consider the subtle difficulties met in something simple as stillness and consider why the sense of being separate from God is so convincing. Weekend commuting retreat. Cost: $125/person. For more information, call 310-338-2799 or e-mail [email protected]. To register, go to http://cal.lmu.edu.

St. Luke Church Lenten Fish Dinner and Stations of the Cross, Dinner 5:30 to 7 p.m., Parish Hall, 5605 Cloverly, Ave., Temple City. Menu: Baked Salmon or Fish Taco Dinner, with sides. Children’s Menu: Mac & Cheese with sides. Dessert included. Cost: Adults/$12; Seniors 65+/$11; Children 7-14/$8; Children 6 & Under/$2. Please bring canned food donation for food pantry. Stations of the Cross 7:00 pm in Church. Questions: 626-291-5900 or stluketemplecity.org

Sat., March 3

Formation for Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion at Mass and to the Sick: Santa Barbara Pastoral Region. Eucharistic Ministry at Mass Training 8:30-11:30 a.m., Eucharistic Ministry to the Sick and Homebound: 12:30-3 p.m., Padre Serra Parish, 5205 Upland Rd, CamarilloCost: $15 half day (EMHC at Mass), $25 full day (both sessions) Info: [email protected]. Register online: store.la-archdiocese.org/eucharistic-ministry-training-day-3318

Catholic Daughters of the Americas Annual Lenten Retreat, begins at 9 a.m. Continental breakfast, ends at noon Mass, Kavanagh Hall, 415 Vincent St, Redondo Beach (next to St. James Church). Facilitator is Fr. James Kavanagh. 
RSVP or questions to Mary Costello 310-310-0768 or [email protected]

Sun., March 4

St. Camillus Center Annual Awards & Fundraising Luncheon, 12:30-3:30 p.m., San Antonio Winery, 737 Lamar St., Los Angeles. Silent Auction. Music by The Ploughboys Celtic. Tickets: $150/VIP; $85/general; $65/seniors and students. For more information, call Christopher at 323-225-4461, ext. 111 or email [email protected].

Tues., March 6

Re-Tilling the Soil: An Evening of Reflection and Renewal for Parish Musicians: San Fernando Pastoral Region, 7-9 p.m., St. Anthony Church, 2511 S C St, Oxnard. To prepare liturgical musicians spiritually for their ministry during holy seasons of Lent and Easter. Cost: $15. Info: [email protected]. Registration: store.la-archdiocese.org/st-anthony-reflection-and-renewal-workshop

Fri., March 9

Retrouvaille: A Lifeline for Married Couples. For information, including cost, or to register for the next Los Angeles program beginning with a weekend on March 9-11, call 909-900-5465 or e-mail [email protected]. For more information, visit HelpOurMarriage.com.

St. Luke Church Lenten Fish Dinner and Stations of the Cross, Dinner 5:30 to 7 p.m., Parish Hall, 5605 Cloverly, Ave., Temple City. Cost: Adults/$12; Seniors 65+/$11; Children 7-14/$8; Children 6 & Under/$2. Please bring canned food donation for food pantry. Stations of the Cross 7:00 pm in Church. Questions: 626-291-5900 or stluketemplecity.org

Sat., March 17

Spiritual Warfare: What You Need To Know, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., St. Didicus Church Hall, 14337 Astoria St., Sylmar. Presentations by Father Bob Garon and Dominic Bernardino. Testimony by Teri Thompson. Mass included. Cost: $20/person (by March 12), $25/person at the door. Includes catered chicken lunch. Call SCRC at 818-771-1361, email [email protected] or visit www.scrc.org.

Thurs., March 22

Annual Milligan Lecture in Spirituality: “Américan Woman: The Virgin of Guadalupe and Maternal Warrior Accompaniment of Her Latino/a Children,” by Dr. Kristy Nabhan-Warren, 7 p.m., Roski Dining Hall, 1 LMU Dr., Los Angeles. Presentation examines the history behind “la Virgen” and explores recent popular manifestations. Reception immediately following at Marymount Institute for Faith, Culture, and the Arts, University Hall 3002. Event is free but space limited. To RSVP, visit bellarmine.lmu.edu/milligan.

Sat., March 24

2000 Hail Marys, Monastery of the Angels, 1977 Carmen Ave., Los Angeles. 7 a,m, Conventual Mass, 7:45 Rosary, 8 a.m. Start of the 2000 Hail Marys, 3 p.m. Chaplet of Divine Mercy, 4 p.m. Evening Prayer & Rosary, 5 p.m. Confessions, 6 p.m. Mass. Exposition of the Holy Eucharist all day. 

Sat., April 7

Workshop: “The Word in the Desert” with Dr. Douglas Christie, LMU University Hall, 1 LMU Dr., Los Angeles. We will consider the teachings and practices of the ancient Christian monastic tradition, and how they can be retrieved for our use in this historical moment. Cost: $45/person. For more information, call 310-338-2799 or e-mail [email protected]. To register, go to http://cal.lmu.edu.

Sun., April 8

Mother Cabrini Chapel and Library Open House, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., 3801 Scott Rd., Burbank. For more information or to schedule a group tour, call 626-382-7812.

Wed., April 11

Mass and Healing Service, 1-3 p.m., St. Bruno Church, 15740 Citrustree Rd., Whittier. Celebrant: Father Pat Crowley, SS.CC, MAS. Hosted by Eagle Wings Ministry. For more information, call Monica at 562-947-9401.


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