Papal Prayer Intention for August:

That any far-reaching decisions of economists and politicians may protect the family as one of the treasures of humanity.

Temporary Protective Status Appointments. Catholic Charities of Los Angeles is offering individual appointments to people who need legal assistance re-registering for Temporary Protective Status. Costs range from $50 to $150/person. Call 213-251-3491 to make an appointment.    

Sat., Aug. 18

Foster Care and Adoption Information Meeting. Children’s Bureau Magnolia Place, 1910 Magnolia Ave., Los Angeles, 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Discover if you have the willingness, ability and resources to help a child in need. To RSVP or learn more, call 213-342-0162 or email [email protected]

“Vacation for the Soul” Mini-retreat. Pauline Books & Media, 3908 Sepulveda Blvd., Culver City, 2-4 p.m. Retreat led by Sister Patricia Shaules, FSP, who will reflect on how we can keep connected to God throughout the day. Freewill donation. To RSVP or for more information, call 310-397-8676 or email [email protected].

Back to the ’80s Dance/Social. Holy Family Church’s Connolly Hall, 1519 Fremont Ave., South Pasadena, 6-11 p.m. Event features live band, dinner, drinks, dancing, games, kid zone and more. For tickets, visit holyfamily.org or purchase at the door. Call 626-403-6149 or email [email protected] for more information. 

Sun., Aug. 19

What’s on My Plate? Mary & Joseph Retreat Center, 5300 Crest Rd., Rancho Palos Verdes, 2-4 p.m. Workshop led by Sister Mary Mortz, DMJ, will discuss participants’ busy lives. Cost is $20/person ($25 after Aug. 10). To register, visit www.maryjoseph.org

AACCFE: In Spirit and Truth for the 21st Century Black Catholic Liturgy. St. Jerome Church parish hall, 5550 Thornburn St., Los Angeles, 3 p.m. Guest speaker Kim Harris will reflect on the impact of liturgy through the Black Power movement, African-American spirituality and more. Call 323-777-2151 for more information.

Mon., Aug. 20

St. Kateri Iconography Ministry Workshop. San Fernando Pastoral Region Center, Mission Hills. Workshop will run from Aug. 20 to Aug. 24, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Students will receive a creative and hands-on experience in a reflective atmosphere of studio time and prayer. Instruction will be given in all phases of the icon writing process by master iconographer Nicholas Markell. Cost: $550/person and includes all materials, instruction and lunches. For more information, call Kevin Kipper at 661-645-1431 or email [email protected]

Opus Angelorum: Mission on the Angels. Sacred Heart Chapel, 381 W. Center St., Covina. Monday, Aug. 20-Wednesday., Aug. 22, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Mass, talks and confession. Call 877-526-2151.

Healing Mass. St. Linus Church, 13915 Shoemaker Ave., Norwalk, 7:30 p.m. Celebrant: Father Bill Adams. Call 562-921-6649. 

St. Padre Pio Healing Mass. St. Anne Church, 340 10th St., Seal Beach, 1 p.m. Presider: Father Al Scott. Call 562-537-4526. 

Tues., Aug. 21

Ministry of Consolation Training Series (Spanish). Holy Family Church, 1011 E. L St., Wilmington, 7-9 p.m. Training will be held on 10 consecutive Tuesday evenings Aug. 21-Oct. 23. Attendees receive certificate of participation. Cost: $15/person per session. Register online at store.la-archdiocese.org/entrenamiento-para-ministros-de-consolacion-holy-family. Call Eva Hernandez at 213-637-7545 or email at [email protected]

Fri., Aug. 24

Better Half Club Trip to California Science Center and San Antonio Winery. Depart from Holy Trinity Church, 1292 W. Santa Cruz St., San Pedro, at 9 a.m. Return prior to 7 p.m. Visit expanded King Tut exhibition, with two IMAX movies: “Mysteries of Egypt” and “Pandas.” Early dinner at San Antonio Winery. Cost: $110/person and includes transportation, driver tip and bottled water. Call 310-832-2164 with questions or reservations. 

Sat., Aug. 25

Eighth Annual Votive Mass and Grand Marian Procession for Our Lady of the Angels. Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels, 555 W. Temple St., Los Angeles. Celebration begins with Mass at 3 p.m., presided by Archbishop José H. Gomez. At 4:15 p.m., attendees will process from the Cathedral to Our Lady Queen of Angels Church (La Placita), followed by a blessing at La Placita Church and a fiesta at the church plaza at 5:45 p.m. For more information, visit www.thequeenofangels.com or www.archla.org/qoa.

Office for Worship: “Rooted in Diversity, We Grow in Unity.” American Martyrs Church, 1431 Deegan Pl., Manhattan Beach, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Keynote speaker: Carmen Florez-Mansi. Anyone engaged in liturgical ministry is welcome. Register online at store.la-archdiocese.org/ofwliturgyday

Fourth Regional Apostolic Congress on Mercy. St. Philomena, 21900 S. Main St., Carson, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Featured speakers: Father Bill Casey, FOM, and Father Chris Alar, MIC. Bishop Joseph V. Brennan will celebrate the 3 p.m. Mass. Cost: $15/person, pre-registered. Includes lunch. Call Purisima at 818-543-1831 or Beth at 562-842-6910. 

Foster Care and Adoption Information Meeting. 27200 Tourney Rd., Ste. 175, Valencia, 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Discover if you have the willingness, ability and resources to help a child in need. To RSVP or learn more, call 213-342-0162 or email [email protected].

Claretian Alumni Reunion Mass & BBQ. Dominguez Seminary, 18127 S. Alameda, Rancho Dominguez, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Honoring the Class of 1968 and Father Louie Oliverares. Call 626-533-0511. 

Life, Justice & Peace Leadership Meeting. St. Raphael Church, 5444 Hollister Ave., Santa Barbara, 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Learn how to support life and ministry in your parish. Visit archla.org/oljp.

Sun., Aug. 26

Pax Christi Mass for Justice and Peace. St. Camillus Center for Pastoral Care, 1911 Zonal Ave., Los Angeles, 4 p.m. 

Mon., Aug. 27

Healing Mass. St. Cornelius Church, 5500 E. Wardlow Rd., Long Beach, 7:30 p.m. Celebrant: Father Lester Niez. Call 562-421-8966. 

Woman to Woman Ministry. Holy Spirit Retreat Center, 4316 Lanai Rd., Encino, 11 a.m.-12:45 p.m. Women of all ages and interests are invited to gather for companionship and conversation. Suggested donation: $15/person and optional offering for the refreshment table. Call 310-784-4515 or visit www.holyspiritretreatcenter.org

Life, Justice & Peace Leadership Meeting. St. Linus Church, 13915 Shoemaker Ave., Norwalk, 7-9 p.m. Learn how to support life and ministry in your parish. Special guest: Bishop Marc Trudeau. Visit archla.org/oljp.

Tues., Aug. 28

A Summer Evening of Reflection. St. Bernardine of Siena, Monsignor Murray Hall, 24410 Calvert St., Woodland Hills, 7:30 p.m. Father Martin Henry will explore the prologue of the Gospel of John.

Life, Justice & Peace Leadership Meeting. Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Church, 7800 Vineland Ave., Sun Valley, 7-9 p.m. Learn how to support life and ministry in your parish. Special guest: Bishop Joseph Brennan. Visit archla.org/oljp.

Wed., Aug. 29

Life, Justice & Peace Leadership Meeting. Immaculate Conception Church, 740 Shamrock Ave., Monrovia, 7-9 p.m. Learn how to support life and ministry in your parish. Visit archla.org/oljp.

Thurs., Aug. 30

Poetry to Enrich and Resource the Spiritual Journey. Mary & Joseph Retreat Center, 5300 Crest Rd., Rancho Palos Verdes, 6:30-9 p.m. Featuring Sister Edith Prendergast, RSC, Ellie Hidalgo and others, the evening of poetry will have music, wine, cheese and opportunities for reflection and conversation. Cost: $20/person ($25 after Aug. 24). Call Marlene Velazquez at 310-377-4867, ext. 234 for reservations or information.

Life, Justice & Peace Leadership Meeting. St. Paschal Baylon Church, 155 E. Janss Rd., Thousand Oaks, 7-9 p.m. Learn how to support life and ministry in your parish. Visit archla.org/oljp.

Fri., Aug. 31

47th Annual SCRC Catholic Renewal Convention: “The Spirit Gives Life.” Anaheim Convention Center and Arena, 800 W. Katella Ave., Anaheim. Doors open daily at 8 a.m. Three-day event from Aug. 31-Sept. 2 includes more than 40 speakers and 70 adult presentations, including Bishop David O’Connell and Bishop Joseph Brennan. For more information, visit scrc.org or email [email protected]

Sat., Sept. 8

The Auxiliary of the Little Sisters of the Poor 21st Annual Gala Event. Rolling Hills Country Club, 1 Chandler Ranch Rd., Rolling Hills Estates, 6 p.m. Cost: $175/person. For more information, visit www.littlesistersofthepoorsanpedro.org

Sun., Sept. 9

Italian Catholic Club Guided Tour of Forestiere Gardens. Meet at Our Lady of Perpetual Help parking lot, 23233 Lyons Ave., Newhall, at 8 a.m. Cost: $25/person. Lunch will be at a local restaurant, paid separately. To reserve, call Anna Riggs at 661-645-7877. 

Mon., Sept. 10

22nd Annual Jesuit Charities Golf Tournament. Angeles National Golf Course, 9401 Foothill Blvd., Sunland-Tujunga. For more information, email [email protected]

Fri., Sept. 14

Italian Catholic Club at OLPH Fiesta BBQ. Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church, 23233 Lyons Ave., Newhall. The Italian Club booth will have food prepared by the president and board members, including sausage sandwiches, pizza, cannoli and pasta. Event runs from Friday to Sunday. Call Anna Riggs at 661-645-7877. 

Sat., Sept. 15

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


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