[Newsbriefs] ACC Newsbriefs – March 24, 2017

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ACC Newsbriefs – March 24, 2017


Welcome to ACC Newsbriefs from the Archdiocesan Catholic Center (ACC) in Los Angeles. This weekly update (issued each Friday) brings news about the latest ministries, resources, events, workshops, etc. of the ACC departments and other entities. For more general information, please check the Archdiocesan website at:

http://www.la-archdiocese.org

Please note that lines in the headline section now link to the items themselves.  Just click on the headline and it will take you to the requested item.


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New This Week:


  1.       St. John’s Seminary in Camarillo:  Open House for All; “Beacon” Event for Young Adults, Saturday, April 1


  2.       Southern California Renewal Communities:  Calendar of Events


  3.       Mary and Joseph Retreat Center in Rancho Palos Verdes:  Calendar of Events



Important Information and Continuing Events:


  4.       San Pedro Region Social Justice Committee:  Lenten Fast from Wasting Food


  5.       St. Cyril of Jerusalem Parish in Encino:  Dubois’ The Seven Last Words of Christ, Sunday, March 26


  6.       Christ the King Parish in Los Angeles:  Comedy Dinner Show, Sunday, March 26


  7.       Loyola Marymount University’s Center for Religion and Spirituality:  Calendar of Events


  8.       Valyermo Dancers:  Calendar of Events


  9.       Office of Life, Justice, and Peace:  Leadership Training Throughout the Archdiocese


10.       Illuman SoCal and Fr. Jim Clarke:  “Men’s Rites of Passage,” Wednesday, March 29, through Sunday, April 2, in Big Bear Lake


11.       Greater South Bay Catholic Co-Educational Adult Softball League Seeks Players for its 2017 Season, through June


12.       Stillpoint:  “Responding to Fear and the Crises of Our Time with the Spirituality of Francis of Assisi and Thomas Merton” Retreat with Fr. Dan Horan, O.F.M., Saturday, April 1, in Pasadena


13.       Diaconate Formation Office:  Information Meeting for Men Interested in the Permanent Diaconate, Sunday April 23, in Pasadena


14.       Lay Mission-Helpers:  Discernment Weekend to be Held Friday, April 28, through Sunday, April 30, in Los Angeles


15.       Stillpoint and Fr. Jim Clarke:  Workshop for Men on Men’s Spirituality, Sunday May 7, in Encino


16.       New Evangelization Summit:  Webcast from Ottawa, Canada, Saturday, May 13, in Woodland Hills


17.       Native American Concerns:  “Understanding Wounded Hearts:  The Intergenerational Trauma of Indigenous People” Summit, Saturday, May 20, in Rosemead


18.       Marriage Encounter Weekend, Friday, June 2, through Sunday, June 4, in Glendale


19.       Pauline Center for Media Studies in Culver City:  Calendar of Events


20.       Sacred Heart Retreat House in Alhambra:  Calendar of Events

21.       Iconography Ministry at St. Kateri Tekakwitha Parish in Santa Clarita:  Annual Iconography Workshop, Monday, August 14, through Friday, August 18, in Mission Hills


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New This Week:


1.         St. John’s Seminary in Camarillo:  Open House for All; “Beacon” Event for Young Adults, Saturday, April 1

St. John’s Seminary in Camarillo is sponsoring two free events on Saturday, April 1.  From 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., all are invited to an Open House to visit the seminary and meet seminarians.  Then from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., young adults (ages 18 through 39) are invited to a “Beacon” event, which will include Mass, Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament, the opportunity to celebrate the Sacrament of Reconciliation, and dinner.  For more information about either of these events, please contact the Seminary at (805) 482-2755 x1104.  For the Beacon event, please register online at:

http://www.eventbrite.com/e/sjs-beacon-2017-tickets-32236939554


2.         Southern California Renewal Communities:  Calendar of Events

Southern California Renewal Communities (SCRC) is sponsoring the following events:

"Healing the Family Tree: Praying for Our Loved Ones Living and Deceased."  Saturday, April 1, from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., with  Mr. Dominic Berardino.  This event will be held at St. Francis of Assisi Parish Hall, which is located at 900 'H' Street, Bakersfield.  Topics: Healing the Harmful Effects of Ancestral Sin, How to Pray for the Deceased, Breaking Bondages Over Generations and Helping Future Generations Experience Freedom & Transformation.  The day will conclude with Mass for Healing Your Family Tree.  Fr. Joe Baca will be the principal celebrant.  Cost for this event is $25 per person.  Bring sack lunch or drive to nearby restaurants.  Online registration is available at:
http://www.scrc.org

SCRC Spring Conference, "Led by the Spirit: Where is the Spirit Leading?"  The Southern California Renewal Communities (SCRC) is holding its Spring Conference, "Led by the Spirit: Where is the Spirit Leading?" on Saturday, April 8, from 10:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. at Santa Teresita (Madonna Hall), 819 Buena Vista St., Duarte, CA.  Topics and speakers include:  “Holiness: Cultivating the Fruit of the Spirit” - Fr. Bill Adams, CSsR; “Growing in the Gifts of the Holy Spirit” - Fr. Bill Delaney, SJ; “Praise As a Way of Life” - Dominic Berardino; and “Healing and Transformation (with Healing Prayer)” - Dr. Elizabeth Kim.  Saturday’s events will also include a Palm Sunday Vigil Procession and Mass with Fr. Charles Lueras, C.R.I.C.  For more information and registration, please access:

http://www.scrc.org


3.         Mary and Joseph Retreat Center in Rancho Palos Verdes:  Calendar of Events

Mary and Joseph Retreat Center in Rancho Palos Verdes is sponsoring the following events:



Somos Hijos/Hijas de Dios,                                  Jenny Ocegueda, MA

Bendecidos Abundantemente

Sábado 1 de Abril, 9:00am to 3:30pm

Todos somos los hijos e hijas de Dios y hemos sido bendecidos abundantemente. Necesitamos aprender cómo reconocer cuales son nuestras bendiciones para compartirlas con los demás y crear una vida mejor para nosotros y el mundo. ¡Ven a pasar un día de bendición y alegría con nuestro Dios bondadoso! Almuerzo incluido.

Costo: $50

Printable pdf flier with Tear-off

http://www.maryjoseph.org/pdfs/4-1%20Jenny%20tear%20web.pdf
Click here for online registration

https://e-giving.org/Registration_v2.5/ViewEvent.asp?evntid=32737





Receiving Abundant Grace                Rev. Jim Clarke, PhD, Director of Evangelization, LA Archdiocese

7:00pm Friday, May 5 to 1:30pm Sunday, May 7
God’s grace is present everywhere. How do we access this grace and apply it to our life? This retreat promises to re-energize you and invigorate your life as you learn to tap into God’s ever present love.

Cost: per person/shared $245 ($230 if paid in full by April 14);

single room $345 ($330 if paid in full by April 14)

Printable pdf flier with Tear-off

http://www.maryjoseph.org/pdfs/5-5%20Clarke%20tear%20web.pdf
Click here for online registration

https://e-giving.org/Registration_v2.5/ViewEvent.asp?evntid=32739

http://www.maryjoseph.org/Weekend%20Retreats.html

https://www.facebook.com/events/1377813465614774/



What’s A Mother To Do?                                           Anne Hansen, MA

Saturday, May 20, 9:00am to 3:00pm
We all “mother” in different ways. Some of us give birth or adopt while others act as mothers of many through teaching or caregiving and some of us do all of these over a lifetime. Bring your stories, dreams and hopes for the future to this day specifically for women. By talking, laughing, praying together we will explore what it means to be a woman who mothers.

Cost: $50 ($45 if paid in full by May 12) Lunch included.

Printable pdf flier with Tear-off

http://www.maryjoseph.org/pdfs/5-20%20Hansen%20Mom%20tear%20web.pdf
Click here for online registration

https://e-giving.org/Registration_v2.5/ViewEvent.asp?evntid=32741

Discovering the Landscape of Your Soul            Carol Quinlivan, CSJ
Saturday, June 3, 9:00 am to 3:00 pm
The language of our soul engages metaphors, imagery, poetry and symbols to create a unique landscape which is ours alone. Giving voice to this wisdom within is possible when we take time to engage the imagination. Opportunities to discover the beauty of your own soul through prayer experiences, journaling, ritual and dreamwork are woven into the day. Come and be renewed, nourished and refreshed by your inner landscape. Lunch included. Cost: $55 ($50 if paid in full by May 26)

Printable pdf flier with Tear-off

http://www.maryjoseph.org/pdfs/6-3%20landscape%20tear%20web.pdf

Click here for online registration

https://e-giving.org/Registration_v2.5/ViewEvent.asp?evntid=32742



5-Day Women’s Retreat: In God’s Grace We Bloom On and On

Wendy Rappé, MA; Sue Ballotti; Julia Costello, DMJ; Erica Wall, MA
6:30pm Friday, July 14 to 1:30pm Wednesday, July 19
This is a retreat for women facilitated by women. There will be four core leaders serving this grace filled time of rest, growth, prayer, silence, fun, and beauty. Take this sacred pause to realize the blooming wonders in your life, through God’s Grace. Bring your sister or a friend, register together, share a room and each person will receive a 10% discount ($57.50). Only one discount per reservation.

Cost: per person/shared $575 ($545 if paid in full by June 23); single room $670 ($645 if paid in full by June 23)

Printable pdf flier with Tear-off

http://www.maryjoseph.org/pdfs/7-14%205%20Day%20Womens%20tear%20web.pdf

Click here for online registration

https://e-giving.org/Registration_v2.5/ViewEvent.asp?evntid=32743



8-Day Silent, Guided Directed Retreat

Finding our Way ‘To, With and In’ Christ

6:30pm Sunday, August 6 to 1:30pm Sunday, August 13, 2017

Coord. Wendy Rappé, MA   Directors: Jeanne Fallon, CSJ; *Teresa Groth, DMJ; Charles Jackson, SJ; *Eduardo Samaniego, SJ; Paulette Cerutti, MA; more to be announced

Finding our Way to, with and in Christ is the 2017 theme for our annual 8-Day Guided Directed Retreat. This traditional, silent retreat is based on the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius. It provides time for spiritual reflection, solitude and prayer, inviting retreatants to be attentive to the inner movements of the Holy Spirit. Prayer focuses on scripture and personal life experience.

The schedule includes a Scripture-based conference each morning, individual direction (a daily meeting with a retreat director), celebration of daily Eucharist, optional evening prayer activities and Reconciliation service.

*Individual direction available in English & Spanish. To register call Wendy Rappé at 310.377.4867 x252.

Cost: per person/shared $845 ($820 if paid in full before July 21) single room $950 ($925 if paid in full before July 21)



For more information about Mary and Joseph Retreat Center, please call (310) 377-4867 or access:

http://www.maryjoseph.org




Important Information and Continuing Events:


4.         San Pedro Region Social Justice Committee:  Lenten Fast from Wasting Food



Tons of food and billions of dollars’ worth of food are wasted every year, while one in seven Americans faces food insecurity, along with almost a billion people globally.  Wasted food also wastes water, energy, labor, and croplands, while filling landfills with methane producing garbage.  This Lenten season, the San Pedro Region Social Justice Committee invites all people to focus on eliminating food waste by purchasing usable quantities and improving storage practices.  For more info on this national campaign, please access:

http://www.savethefood.com<http://savethefood.com>



People can also contact the San Pedro Region Social Justice Committee at:

socaljp at outlook.com<mailto:socaljp at outlook.com>

for more information on food insecurity, ways to get involved, and the opportunity to participate in Hunger for Change:  A Faithful Response to Food Insecurity,  a Just Faith Ministries resource exploring the realities of food insecurity in the United States and globally.



5.         St. Cyril of Jerusalem Parish in Encino:  Dubois’ The Seven Last Words of Christ, Sunday, March 26

St. Cyril of Jerusalem Parish in Encino will present a performance of Theodore Dubois’ The Seven Last Words of Christ on Sunday, March 26, at 4:00 p.m.  This event will feature the St. Cyril of Jerusalem Choir and Soloists, accompanied by a 52-piece orchestra.  This sacred cantata relates to the events surrounding the last words spoken by Jesus on the cross (including the famous orchestral simulation of the earthquake at the crucifixion).  It will conclude with the Exposition and Benediction of the Most Blessed Sacrament.  This event is free and open to the public; freewill offerings will be gratefully accepted.  For more information, please contact William Beck, Director of Music, at

music at st-cyril.org<mailto:music at st-cyril.org>

or at (310) 475-2693.

There is also further information available at:



http://www.st-cyril.org/Ministries/Music/music-at-st-cyrils/schedule/2017/03/26/seven-last-words-of-christ_sunday-4pm-march-26-2017.htm



6.         Christ the King Parish in Los Angeles:  Comedy Dinner Show, Sunday, March 26

Christ the King Parish in Los Angeles is sponsoring a Comedy Dinner Show to be held on Sunday, March 26, at 6:30 p.m.  The evening will include dinner and an evening of great, clean comedy by top-notch comics.  Cost is $10 per person.  For more information, please access the parish’s website at:

http://www.ctkla.org



7.         Loyola Marymount University’s Center for Religion and Spirituality:  Calendar of Events

The Center for Religion and Spirituality at Loyola Marymount University is sponsoring the following event:

Cinema and Sacrament Film Screening in Orange County: "Zootopia"

Thursday, March 30, 6pm

St. Joseph's Center, Auditorium 480 S. Batavia Street, Orange, CA 92868

Join us for a special reception, screening, and panel discussion of Disney's Zootopia at the St. Joseph Center in Orange, California. A conversation and Q&A will follow with Christopher Glennon, M.F.A. (animation critic and reporter for ToonZone) and Karen B. Enriquez, Ph.D (LMU professor and comparative theologian), moderated by Michael McNaught (Assistant Director, LMU Center for Religion and Spirituality). $8, free for children ages 12 and under.

http://cal.lmu.edu/event/lmux170330



8.         Valyermo Dancers:  Calendar of Events

The Valyermo Dancers are sponsoring the following events:

“It’s A Way Of Life:  A Sacred Dance Series.”  Mr. John West, Obl.O.S.B., director of the Valyermo Dancers, will lead students from teens to senior citizens to improve their physical condition and ward off the intimidations and restrictions of stress and limited physical abilities.  With attention to the physical core and the spiritual core, movers and dancers will develop a sense of community and joy in the celebration of Life and the gifts of the Creator.  The classes will offer a unique opportunity for friends and those in relationship to speak and communicate in and through dance, “the hidden language of the soul” [Martha Graham].  This is a series integrating physical exercises, spiritual exercises, and modern dance in a sacred mode.  Sessions will be held on Thursday evenings (March 30 is the last date), from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., at Holy Spirit Retreat Center in Encino.  Cost is $20 per session.

For more information, please access the flyer below.



http://www.valyermodancers.org/HSRC_Dance_Series__.pdf



For registration, please contact Sr. Deborah Lorentz, S.S.S., at the center  (818) 815-4496 or at:

http://www.hsrc.com



9.         Office of Life, Justice, and Peace:  Leadership Training Throughout the Archdiocese

All parish leaders including respect life and social justice teams, directors of religious education, catechists, Knights of Columbus, pastors, and school families are invited to Life, Justice, and Peace Regional Meetings.  People can discern the best strategy to serve their parishes and help their groups be more effective.  This training will be exclusively about Leadership:

·         Effective Leadership

·         Strategic Planning

·         Growing Your Membership

·         Working with Your Pastor and Parish Groups

·         Troubleshooting Common Concerns

·         We will also offer free resources for By Your Side LA, Care & Prepare, OneLife LA, Respect Life Week, and more.

For more information, please visit:

archla.org/life<http://archla.org/life>

San Gabriel Region - Monday, March 27th 7-9pm
St. John the Baptist Catholic Church
3848 Stewart Ave, Baldwin Park, CA 91706
Special Guest: Bishop David O’Connell

Our Lady of the Angels Region - Wednesday, March 29th 7-9pm
St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church
2632 W 15th St, Los Angeles, CA 90006
Special Guest: Bishop Edward Clark

San Pedro Region - Tuesday, April 4th, 7-9pm
St. John of God Catholic Church
13819 Pioneer Blvd, Norwalk, CA 90650

San Fernando Region - Monday, April 24th 7-9pm
Mary Immaculate Catholic Church
10390 Remick Ave. Pacoima, CA 91331
Special Guest: Bishop Joseph Brennan

For questions or more information, please contact Ms. Molly Sheahan of the Office of Life, Justice, and Peace at (213) 637-7550 and at:

MCSheahan at la-archdiocese.org<mailto:MCSheahan at la-archdiocese.org>



10.       Illuman SoCal and Fr. Jim Clarke:  “Men’s Rites of Passage,” Wednesday, March 29, through Sunday, April 2, in Big Bear Lake

Fr. Jim Clarke, Ph.D., the Director of New Evangelization for the Archdiocese, and former Director of Spiritual Formation at St. John’s Seminary in Camarillo, welcomes men to a “Men’s Rites of Passage,” from Wednesday, March 29, through Sunday, April 2, at Big Bear Lake.  Fr. Clarke will be leading this event.  This program was developed by Fr. Richard Rohr, O.F.M. especially for men in life transitions and Illuman has been entrusted with the maintenance and expansion of this work.  It involves prayer, rituals, teachings about masculine spirituality, quiet time for reflection, and small group sharing.  The cost for this event is $450 per person; financial assistance is available.  This cost includes food, lodging, and the retreat; it does not include transportation to and from the site.  For further information, or to make an application and register, please contact Mr. Jim Cadiz at:

JimCadiz at outlook.com<mailto:JimCadiz at outlook.com>

More information is also available on the website of Illuman SoCal at:

http://www.IllumanSoCal.org


11.       Greater South Bay Catholic Co-Educational Adult Softball League Seeks Players for its 2017 Season, through June

The Greater South Bay Catholic Co-Educational Adult (ages 18+) Softball League is seeking players for its 2017 season.  Games are held in Torrance on Sunday afternoons through June.  Singles and couples are welcome; female players are especially needed.  For more information, please contact Mr. Fred Lawler at (310) 504-0271 or at:

fredlawler at hotmail.com<mailto:fredlawler at hotmail.com>



12.       Stillpoint:  “Responding to Fear and the Crises of Our Time with the Spirituality of Francis of Assisi and Thomas Merton” Retreat with Fr. Dan Horan, O.F.M., Saturday, April 1, in Pasadena

Stillpoint, a center for Christian spirituality, is sponsoring a one-day retreat with Fr. Dan Horan, O.F.M., on Saturday, April 1, from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., at All Saints Episcopal Church in Pasadena.  Fr. Horan will speak on “Responding to Fear and the Crises of Our Time with the Spirituality of Francis of Assisi and Thomas Merton.”  This retreat will provide resources for prayer and action from the rich spiritual traditions of St. Francis of Assisi and the Trappist monk and writer Thomas Merton to counter the various forms of fear of the “other” in society.  Fr. Horan is a visiting assistant professor of systematic theology at the Catholic Theological Union in Chicago, and an award-winning author.  He also serves on the Board of Directors of the International Thomas Merton Society.  The church is at 132 N. Euclid Ave., Pasadena, CA  91101, with phone (626) 796-1172.  Cost is $48 per person; lunch is available for an additional $10.  For more information or to register, please access:

http://stillpointca.org/calendar-event/horan2017/



13.       Diaconate Formation Office:  Information Meeting for Men Interested in the Permanent Diaconate, Sunday April 23, in Pasadena



The Diaconate Formation Office will be hosting an information meeting for all men who are interested in finding out more about becoming a permanent deacon in the Archdiocese of Los Angeles.  Members of the Archdiocesan Diaconate Formation Office will be present to explain the role of the deacon in the Church, to explain the Diaconate Formation Program, and to answer any questions that participants might have.  Men must be between the ages of 30 and 60 years to enter the formation program.  It is important for men who are married to attend with their wives. The next information meeting will be held on Sunday, April 23, from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., at St. Andrew Parish School, 42 Chestnut St. Pasadena, CA  91103.  For further information, please contact Mrs. Claudia Ortiz in the Diaconate Formation Office at (213) 637-7383 or at:

mailto: CAOrtiz at la-archdiocese.org<mailto:mailto:%20CAOrtiz at la-archdiocese.org>



14.       Lay Mission-Helpers:  Discernment Weekend to be Held Friday, April 28, through Sunday, April 30, in Los Angeles



Lay Mission-Helpers (LMH) will be hosting a Discernment Weekend from Friday, April 28, through Sunday, April 30, at their mission house in Los Angeles.  LMH has sent and supported lay Catholics—single people, married couples, and families—in international mission service since 1955.  For those who feel called to share their gifts and live their faith by serving as a lay missionary, please visit the LMH website and complete a preliminary application at:



http://www.LayMissionHelpers.org<http://www.laymissionhelpers.org/>



or call the LMH office at (213) 368-1870.


15.       Stillpoint and Fr. Jim Clarke:  Workshop for Men on Men’s Spirituality, Sunday May 7, in Encino

Stillpoint, a center for Christian Spirituality, is sponsoring a workshop for men by Fr. Jim Clarke, Ph.D., the Director of New Evangelization for the Archdiocese, and former Director of Spiritual Formation at St. John’s Seminary.  On Sunday, May 7, from 12:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., Fr. Jim will conduct “Men and the Father Wound:  Discovering a New Freedom.”  This workshop addresses incomplete relationships that men may have with their fathers, who play such a formative role in their sons’ lives.  The workshop will be held at Holy Spirit Retreat Center in Encino.  Cost is $30 per person.

For more information or to register, please access:

http://stillpointca.org/calendar-event/170205-clarke/



16.       New Evangelization Summit:  Webcast from Ottawa, Canada, Saturday, May 13, in Woodland Hills

The New Evangelization Summit equips, inspires, and connects Catholics for the mission of evangelization.  On the 100th Anniversary of Fatima, the New Evangelization Summit will hold a live session in Ottawa, Canada.  It will be webcast to host sites across North America, including to St. Bernardine of Siena Parish Hall in Woodland Hills.  This event will be on Saturday, May 13, from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.  There will be Mass in the church at 7:30 a.m., with check-in for the event starting at 8:00 a.m.  Featured speakers in Ottawa will include Fr. Michael White, Sr. Miriam Heidland, Bp. Robert Barron, Tom Corcoran, Patrick Sullivan, Michael Dopp, Meghann Baker, and Peter Herbeck,  Cost is $35 per person.  An optional lunch can be purchased for an additional $7.  For online registration, please access:

www.parishevangelizationleaders.org<http://www.parishevangelizationleaders.org>.



For further details, please contact the John Paul II Foundation for the New Evangelization at:

parishevangelizationleaders at gmail.com<mailto:parishevangelizationleaders at gmail.com>

or call (747) 224-1229.



17.       Native American Concerns:  “Understanding Wounded Hearts:  The Intergenerational Trauma of Indigenous People” Summit, Saturday, May 20, in Rosemead

The Native Concerns Ministry, along with the San Gabriel Pastoral Region and the Indigenous Language and Cultural Collective, is sponsoring a summit, “Understanding Wounded Hearts:  The Intergenerational Trauma of Indigenous People,” on Saturday, May 20, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., at Don Bosco Technical Institute in Rosemead.  The guest speaker will be J. Carlos Rivera, executive director at White Bison, Inc., and a member of the Sherwood Valley Band of Pomo Indians.  This summit is free and open to the public.  A complimentary light lunch will be provided.  After the summit, there will be a book signing with Julia Bogany, member of the Gabrieleno San Gabriel Band of Mission Indians, and author of Tongva Women Empowering the Future.  If planning to attend, please register by Sunday, May 14, with Sylvia Mendivil Salazar, Coordinator of Native Concerns Ministry, at (626) 755-9175 or at:

sylvia2018 at verizon.net<mailto:sylvia2018 at verizon.net>


18.       Marriage Encounter Weekend, Friday, June 2, through Sunday, June 4, in Glendale

There will be a Marriage Encounter Weekend from Friday evening, June 2, through Sunday afternoon, June 4, at Incarnation Parish in Glendale.  Incarnational Community Center is at 214 W. Fairview Ave., Glendale, CA  91202.  Registration fee of $50 per couple (for meals and resources) is required with the registration form.  Limited financial assistance is available.  People can either commute, or get a room at a nearby hotel.  The cost of the weekend does not include lodging.  For more information, please contact Ms. Maria Milagrosa (Guing) Ramos at (213) 637-7330 or email at:

MMRamos at la-archdiocese.org<mailto:MMRamos at la-archdiocese.org>



19.       Pauline Center for Media Studies in Culver City:  Calendar of Events

The Pauline Center for Media Studies in Culver City (3908 Sepulveda Blvd.) is sponsoring the following events:

“Movie Bible Nights.”  Every second Saturday of the month at 6:30 p.m.  Admission is free.  For more information, please access:

http://www.bemediamindful.org

or contact:

pcms at paulinemedia.com<mailto:pcms at paulinemedia.com>

“Chasing the Sacred:  Classic Cinema Series.”  Every third Tuesday of the month at 7:00 p.m., all are invited to watch a classic movie, followed by panels or guided discussions with theologians, filmmakers, and educators in order to discover the sacred that is present in the midst of humanity’s most profound desires and questions.  Refreshments will be provided.  Donation:  $10.  For more information, please access:

http://www.bemediamindful.org

or contact:

pcms at paulinemedia.com<mailto:pcms at paulinemedia.com>



20.       Sacred Heart Retreat House in Alhambra:  Calendar of Events

Sacred Heart Retreat House in Alhambra is sponsoring the following events:

Spanish Day of Recollection with Fr. Agustin de la Vega.  Dia de Recogimiento (para hombres y mujeres).  Fecha: Miercoles, 12 de Abril.  Tiempo: 8:00 AM – 3:00 PM.  Donde: Sacred Heart Retreat House / 920 E Alhambra Road, Alhambra, CA 91801.  Costo: $65.00 (incluye desayuno y almuerzo).  Descripcion: El dia incluye: Conferencias, Adoracion del Santisimo, Confesion, Via Crucias, Tiempo de Frelexion y Oracion, Santa Misa.  Para Mas Informacion o Para Inscribirse: (626) 289-1353 ext. 203.



Men’s Conference: “Why Be Catholic?” with Fr. Brian Mullady, O.P. and Patrick Madrid.  Date: Wednesday, May 27, Time: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM, Where: St. Joseph Campus / 507 N. Granada Ave, Alhambra, CA 91801.  Cost: $60.00 (includes continental breakfast and lunch).

Description: Join Father Brian Mullady, O. P., and Immaculate Heart Radio host, Patrick Madrid, as they team to provide key biblical and historical reasons for being Catholic. Discussions will include common reasons why Catholics leave the Church, why they return, and what lay Catholics can do to help people better understand the teachings of the Catholic Church. Your day will include: dynamic talks, the Sacrament of Reconciliation, Holy Mass, and time for personal prayer and reflection.  For Information & Reservation: Please contact us at (626) 289-1353 ext. 203.



Mother/Teen Daughter Retreat: “Eagerly Pursuing Holiness” with Fr. Ben Cameron, C.P.M.  Date: Sunday June 18, through Wednesday, June 21.  Time: Sunday, 3:00 PM – Wednesday, 1:00 PM.  Where: Sacred Heart Retreat House / 920 E Alhambra Road, Alhambra, CA 91801.  Cost: $250.00 (per person).  Description: Building a strong mother-daughter relationship is important and what better way to do it than spending quality time together?  Your retreat will include: fun, fellowship, and faith formation; inspiring conferences on our Catholic faith; confession, adoration, and Holy Mass; mother-daughter quality time; time to work, play, and pray with the Carmelite Sisters; sharing with other families and building lasting relationships. Open to moms and their teen daughter(s) (ages 13-18).  For Information and Reservation: Please contact us at (626) 289-1353 ext. 203.



21.       Iconography Ministry at St. Kateri Tekakwitha Parish in Santa Clarita:  Annual Iconography Workshop, Monday, August 14, through Friday, August 18, in Mission Hills

The San Fernando Pastoral Region Center in Mission Hills is hosting the seventh annual Iconography Workshop from Monday, August 14, through Friday, August 18, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. each day.  Under the leadership of master iconographer Nicholas Markell, students will write an icon of St. Junipero Serra, the recently-canonized founder of the first nine California missions and “Apostle of California.”  Classes will provide students with a creative and hands-on experience in a reflective and communal atmosphere of studio time, prayer, and instruction.  Master iconographer Markell teaches Eastern iconography from a Western Catholic perspective in an approach that explores the ancient art technique, the spiritual symbolism of the icon writing process, the history and theological significance of the icon, the living tradition of iconography, and the vocation of the iconographer.  Guidance is given in all phases of the icon writing process, including preparation of the icon board, transfer and etching of the icon image, application of clay bole and gold leaf, writing the image in stages using egg tempera and dry pigments, and fixing the image with oil.  Cost of the workshop is $550 and includes all materials, instruction, lunches, and tours of the San Fernando Mission and the Archival Center.  Proceeds support iconography ministry and renewal in the life of the Church.  Reservations are now being accepted with a $150 materials fee.  For more information or reservations, please contact Mr. Kevin Kipper at (661) 645-1431 or at:

iconic at socal.rr.com<mailto:iconic at socal.rr.com>



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