Papal Prayer Intention for June: That priests, through the modesty and humility of their lives, commit themselves actively to a solidarity with those who are most poor.

Sat., June 15

Healing Workplace Conflicts. Mary & Joseph Retreat Center, 5300 Crest Rd., Rancho Palos Verdes, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Find the courage and strength to invite light, integration, and healing into work situations. Dr. Pamela Davidson is a researcher who has developed a workplace training program, “Creating Positive Organizational Climate by Design.” Father Thomas Kelly is an Air Force Chaplain (Ret.) who has served the military for more than 30 years, counseling those with PTSD. Cost, $50/person ($55 after 6/7), lunch included. Call Marlene Velazquez at 310-377-4867, ext. 234 for reservations or information.

Healing the Wounded Soul. Mary & Joseph Retreat Center, 5300 Crest Rd., Rancho Palos Verdes, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Dr. Pamela Davidson and Father Thomas Kelly lead this retreat for finding courage and strength. Cost: $55/person and includes lunch. Call Marlene Velazquez at 310-377-4867, ext. 234 for reservations or information.

Mon., June 17

Mass with Healing Service. St. Linus Church, 13915 Shoemaker Ave., Norwalk, 7:30 p.m. Celebrant: Father Christopher Felix. Call 562-921-6649.

Wed., June 19

Clearing Outstanding Tickets and Warrants: Free Legal Clinic for Veterans. Bob Hope Patriotic Hall, 1816 S. Figueroa St., Los Angeles, 5:30-6:30 p.m. Self-help workshop, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Volunteer attorneys will be available to provide one-on-one assistance and consultation. RSVP required. Call 213-896-6537 or visit

Fri., June 21

“Don’t Touch That Dial!” Concert Under the Stars. St. Polycarp Church, 8100 Chapman Ave., Stanton, 6:30 p.m. Special performances by Bishop Joseph Brennan, Msgr. Stephen and Fr. Michael. Cost: $40/person, $320/table of 8. Dinner included with admission, BYOB. Call 562-665-4893.

Mass and Healing Service. St. Jerome Church, 5550 Thornburn St., Los Angeles, 7-9 p.m. Celebrant: Father Patrick Crowley, SSCC. Call 310-508-4940 or 310-877-9560. 

Sat., June 22

Celebration of Our Cultures Mass. Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels, 555 W. Temple St., Los Angeles, 3:30 p.m.

St. Catherine Laboure Rummage Sale Fundraiser. 3846 Redondo Beach Blvd., Torrance, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Sale will be held Saturday and Sunday in the church hall. For more information, call Sue Burin at 310-308-9920. 

Foster Care and Adoption Information Meeting. Children’s Bureau, 27200 Tourney Rd., Ste. 175, Valencia, 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Discover if you have the willingness, ability, and resources to take on the challenge of helping a child in need. RSVP or learn more by calling 213-342-0162, call toll free at 800-730-3933, or email [email protected] 

Discovering Our Personal Connection with Jesus Retreat. Pauline Books & Media, 3908 Sepulveda Blvd., Culver City, 10 a.m.–4 p.m. Led by Michael Harney, day includes prayer, conferences, and reflection. Topics include the perfecting of our imperfection through grace and the value of suffering. Mass available at 4 p.m. Donation: $30/person and includes lunch. RSVP at 310-397-8676 or email [email protected]   

Children’s Liturgy of the Word. St. Mark Church, 940 Coeur D Alene Ave., Venice, 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Visit

Lector Ministry Renewal. St. Mark Church, 940 Coeur D Alene Ave., Venice, 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Visit

Merton and Me: A Living Trinity. Mater Dolorosa Passionist Retreat Center, 700 N. Sunnyside Ave., Sierra Madre, 6:30 p.m. One-man show explores the struggles of youth, complexities of faith, and the search for meaning using the words of Thomas Merton. Cost: $35/person and includes light supper. Tickets at Call Jeanne Warlick at 626-355-7188, ext. 103 or email [email protected] 

Sun., June 23

Carl Kozlowski Comedy Hour. Hudson Theatre MainStage, 6539 Santa Monica Blvd., Los Angeles, 6:30 p.m. Clean, family-friendly show featuring misadventures with narcolepsy in Hollywood Fringe Fest show “Dozed and Confused.” Cost: $15/person. Buy tickets at

Mon., June 24

Mother-Teen Daughter Retreat. 920 E. Alhambra Rd., Alhambra. Retreat runs Mon., June 24, 2 p.m.-Thur., June 27, 1 p.m. Retreat includes fun, fellowship, faith formation, faith conferences, confession, adoration, Mass, quality time, and more. Call 626-289-1353, ext. 203. Register at or email [email protected] 

Healing Mass. St. Cornelius Church, 5500 E. Wardlow Rd., Long Beach, 7:30 p.m. Celebrant: Father George Reynolds. 

Tues., June 25

Rosary and Mass for Peace in the World. St. Monica Church, 701 California Ave., Santa Monica. Rosary 6:15 p.m., Mass 7 p.m. Call 310-566-1500. 

Thur., June 27

Catholic Laughs: 2nd Annual Clean Comedy Night. South Pasadena Public Library Community Room, 1115 El Centro St., S. Pasadena, 7 p.m. Free, family-friendly show stars Don Friesen, Scott Vinci, and Carl Kozlowski. Visit

Sat., Sept. 7

Ministry of Consolation Training. St. Teresita Hospice, 819 Buena Vista St., Duarte, 8 a.m.-12 p.m. 5 consecutive sessions on Saturdays from Sept. 7-Oct. 5. Visit

Mon., Sept. 9

Ministry of Consolation Training. St. Anastasia Church, 7390 W. Manchester Ave., Los Angeles, 7-9 p.m. 10 consecutive sessions on Mondays from Sept. 9-Nov. 18. Visit

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