[Newsbriefs] ACC Newsbriefs – January 3, 2020

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ACC Newsbriefs – January 3, 2020


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:

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New This Week:

  1.    Southern California Renewal Communities:  "Healing the Family Tree:  Praying for Our Loved Ones Living and Deceased," Saturday, January 18, in Chatsworth


  2.    Separated and Divorced Ministry in the Office of Family Life:  “Healing the Hearts of the Family” with Judy McCord, L.M.F.T., Thursday, February 6, in South Pasadena


  3.    Order of Malta and Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels:  Mass and Anointing of the Sick, Saturday, February 8, in Los Angeles


  4.    Greater South Bay Catholic Co-ed Adult Softball League:  Players Needed for 2020 Season with Games in Torrance



Important Information and Continuing Events:


  5.    Office of Ecumenical and Interreligious Affairs:  Calendar of Events


  6.    Separated and Divorced Ministry in the Office of Family Life:  Separated and Divorced Support Group Beginning Thursday, January 9, in South Pasadena


  7.    Pauline Books and Media in Culver City:  Vatican’s International Exhibition of Eucharistic Miracles of the World, Saturday, January 18


  8.    Catholic Charities of Los Angeles:  Free Services for People who Have Already Applied for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), Every Tuesday in Los Angeles


  9.    Get on the Bus Program:  Volunteers Needed


10.     Emmaus Spiritual Ministries in Orange:  Calendar of Upcoming Events on Men’s Spirituality; and Enrichment for Spiritual Directors


11.     St. Andrew’s Abbey in Valyermo:  Calendar of Events


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


13.     Office of Native American Concerns:  “Healing Together Through Story Telling,” Tuesday, February 18, in San Gabriel

14.     C.S.J. Center for Reconciliation and Justice at Loyola Marymount University:  “Justice and Spirituality on Screen” Series


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New This Week:


1.      Southern California Renewal Communities:  "Healing the Family Tree:  Praying for Our Loved Ones Living and Deceased," Saturday, January 18, in Chatsworth

Southern California Renewal Communities (SCRC) is sponsoring “Healing the Family Tree:  Praying for Our Loves Ones Living and Deceased.”  It will be held on Saturday, January 18, from 10:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., at St. John Eudes Parish in Chatsworth.  The day will be led by Fr. Michael Barry, SS.CC. and Mr. Dominic Berardino.  Topics will include:  "Healing the Harmful Effects of Ancestral Sin"; "Why is it Important to Pray for the Deceased?"; "Breaking Bondages Over Generations"; and "Helping Future Generations Experience Freedom and Transformation".  The day will conclude with Mass for Healing the Family Tree.  Cost for this event is $25 per person.  Please bring sack lunch or drive to nearby restaurants.   Online registration is available at:

http://www.scrc.org



2.      Separated and Divorced Ministry in the Office of Family Life:  “Healing the Hearts of the Family” with Judy McCord, L.M.F.T., Thursday, February 6, in South Pasadena

Separated and Divorced Ministry in the Office of Family Life is sponsoring “Healing the Hearts of the Family,” a presentation by Judy McCord, L.M.F.T.  It will be held on Thursday, February 6, from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., at Holy Family Parish in South Pasadena.  It will be held in the parish’s Cardinal Manning Room.  This event is free and open to the public; however, reservations are requested.  To make a reservation, or for more information, please contact Julie Monell Auzenne at 213-637-7249 or at:

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



3.      Order of Malta and Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels:  Mass and Anointing of the Sick, Saturday, February 8, in Los Angeles

The Western Association of the Order of Malta, along with the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels, is hosting a Mass and Anointing of the Sick on Saturday, February 8, at 12:30 p.m., at the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels in Los Angeles.  This celebration is being held in observance of the 2020 World Day of the Sick, which coincides with the feast day of Our Lady of Lourdes (February 11).  Archbishop José H. Gomez will preside at the Mass and Anointing.  Bishop Marc Trudeau will be the homilist.  The Mass is open to everyone.  All will join in praying for those suffering illness and their caregivers.  For more information, please contact Chuck Carroll at:

cecarroll at cbbank.com<mailto:cecarroll at cbbank.com>.



4.      Greater South Bay Catholic Co-ed Adult Softball League:  Players Needed for 2020 Season with Games in Torrance

Greater South Bay Catholic Co-ed Adult Softball League seeks players for their 2020 season.  Games are held on Sunday afternoons from February through June in Torrance.  Singles and couples welcome.  For more information, please contact Fred Lawler at 714-369-9516 or at:

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



Important Information and Continuing Events:


5.      Office of Ecumenical and Interreligious Affairs:  Calendar of Events

The Office of Ecumenical and Interreligious Affairs is sponsoring the following events:

2020 Interfaith Prayer for World Peace Ceremony.  Saturday, January 4  -  2 pm - 4 pm., at Fo Guang Shan Hsi Lai Temple, 3456 Glenmark Drive, Hacienda Heights, CA 91745.
This ceremony brings together religious leaders from several major faith traditions, including Buddhism, Christianity, Hinduism, Islam, and Judaism to pray for peace. Followers of all faith traditions are welcome! This event is free and open to the public.
For more information please visit:

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

or contact Rt. Rev. Alexei Smith, Ecumenical and Interreligious Officer of the Archdiocese of Los Angeles, at:

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

Dawn Unity Group - Interfaith Discovery Series: Disputes in My Religion.  Tuesday, January 14 -  7:30 pm., at Congregation Ner Tamid, 5721 Crestridge Road, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 90275.
Panelists Rev. Jonathan Chute of Rolling Hills United Methodist Church, Rabbi Brian Schuldenfrei of Congregation Ner Tamid, and Rt. Rev. Alexei Smith, Ecumenical & Interreligious Officer of the Archdiocese of Los Angeles, will discuss the internal dispute over ordination of gay and lesbian clergy in The United Methodist Church. Catholics and Jews always have internal disagreements, though not threatening schism. The role of women, dealing with the wide spectrum of cultures within the faith, and the degree of religious observance as well as differences over the role of gays and lesbians are examples worthy of discussion. Free and open to the public. For more information please contact Rt. Rev. Alexei Smith at:

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



6.      Separated and Divorced Ministry in the Office of Family Life:  Separated and Divorced Support Group Beginning Thursday, January 9, in South Pasadena

Separated and Divorced Ministry in the Office of Family Life is sponsoring a Separated and Divorced Support Group beginning Thursday, January 9, at Holy Family Parish in South Pasadena.  This support group will continue on the second and fourth Mondays of each month from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.  The vision of the group is to bring hope and healing to those who have experienced the pain and loneliness of a broken marriage.  Their goal is to become a source of spiritual strength, where participants can process the grief, ease the pain, and receive comfort as they recover from divorce.  There is no charge for participation, and people are always welcome.  For more information, please contact Charley Cerutti at 626-799-8908 or at:

cpcjr2 at gmail.com<mailto:cpcjr2 at gmail.com>



7.      Pauline Books and Media in Culver City:  Vatican’s International Exhibition of Eucharistic Miracles of the World, Saturday, January 18

On Saturday, January 18, Pauline Books and Media in Culver City is hosting the Vatican’s International Exhibition of Eucharistic Miracles of the World and presentations on miracle stories, the scientific study and Scriptural basis for belief in Jesus’ true presence in the Eucharist. Presentations are at 10:00 am and 2:00 pm. The Eucharistic Miracles exhibit will be open from 11:00 am – 2:00 pm and 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm.  This event is free and open to the public.  Pauline Books and Media is at 3908 Sepulveda Blvd, Culver City, CA  90230. For more information, please call 310-397-8676.



8.      Catholic Charities of Los Angeles:  Free Services for People who Have Already Applied for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), Every Tuesday in Los Angeles

Catholic Charities of Los Angeles is offering free services each Tuesday, from 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., at its offices at 1530 James M. Wood Blvd. in Los Angeles (near the intersection of James M. Wood Blvd. and Union Ave.).  They are helping people who have already applied for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) in their work with the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (U.S.C.I.S.).  Please note that U.S.C.I.S. will not accept any initial DACA applications, nor will they accept Advance Parole requests.  Catholic Charities of Los Angeles will pay the U.S.C.I.S. filing fee of $495.  People coming need to bring the following documents:

Employment Authorization Card
Social Security Card
California State Identification Card or Driver’s License
Copy of previous DACA application
Most recent approval notice (Notice of Action I-797)
Certified court disposition (if applicable)

Appointments are recommended.  To schedule an appointment, or for more information, please call Catholic Charities of Los Angeles at 213-251-3484.



9.      Get on the Bus Program:  Volunteers Needed

The “Get on the Bus” Program is a non-profit program that unites children with their mothers and fathers in prison in California.  It is part of the Center for Restorative Justice Works (CRJW).  All are invited to consider being a volunteer.  To learn more about the program and to sign up, please contact the regional coordinator for your area:

For Los Angeles, San Fernando Valley, Lancaster, Ventura, and Santa Barbara, please contact:

Adriana Franco
Afranco at crjw.us<mailto:Afranco at crjw.us>
323-540-2233

For San Gabriel Valley and Long Beach, please contact:

Robert Martinez
rmartinez at crjw.us<mailto:rmartinez at crjw.us>
626-374-0794

For more information, please access:
https://crjw.us/programs/get-on-the-bus/



10.     Emmaus Spiritual Ministries in Orange:  Calendar of Events on Men’s Spirituality; and Enrichment for Spiritual Directors

Emmaus Spiritual Ministries, a ministry of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Orange, is sponsoring the following events.  All sessions will be held at St. Joseph Center at 434 S. Batavia St. in Orange:
“On the Road:  A Spirituality Series for Men,” is a multi-part series for men that will address various aspects of men’s spirituality.  Presenters will include:  Fr. Jim Clarke, Ph.D.; Fr. Brad Karelius; and Dr. Daniel Smith-Christopher.  They will be held on various Saturdays through February 1.  The sessions have already started and men are invited to all remaining sessions, or they may register for individual sessions.  Cost is $40 per session.  For more information, please access:

http://www.emmausspiritualministries.org/events/on-the-road-a-spirituality-series-for-men/

or call 714-744-3172.

“The Sojourner’s Well:  Refreshment for Spiritual Directors” is a nine-part series of sessions for experienced spiritual directors.  The sessions will address three themes:  companioning a diverse community; spiritual directors engaging the creative spirit within; and companioning others to realizing the fullness of God’s love.  Sessions have already started, and people are invited to all remaining sessions, or they may register for individual sessions.  They will all be held on Saturdays (once a month except December), from 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., through Saturday, June 20, 2020.  Cost is $50 per session.  For more information, please access:

http://www.emmausspiritualministries.org/events/the-sojourners-well-refreshment-for-spiritual-directors-a-nine-session-series-2019-20/

or call 714-744-3172.

11.     St. Andrew’s Abbey in Valyermo:  Calendar of Events

Saint Andrew's Abbey, Valyermo, CA , has openings, or a waiting list,  for these upcoming preached retreats.  Please call 661-944-2178, or email the retreat office at:

retreats at valyermo.com<mailto:retreats at valyermo.com>

to make reservations or for more information.

The Abbey also takes reservations for private retreats. Usually openings are for Monday through Thursday nights at $85 per person per night. Please call or email the retreat house for availability.

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

2020 Preached Retreats<https://www.saintandrewsabbey.com/category_s/307.htm>

JANUARY<https://www.saintandrewsabbey.com/category_s/423.htm>
10-12 Leadership and the Rule of Benedict: Purity of Heart<https://purityofheart2020.eventzilla.net/web/event?eventid=2138734837>
17-20 Mid-Winter Dance Workshop: Moving to Bridge the Gap<https://midwinterdance2020.eventzilla.net/web/event?eventid=2138740869>
25 Beginning Again<https://beginningagain2020.eventzilla.net/web/event?eventid=2138740865>

FEBRUARY<https://www.saintandrewsabbey.com/category_s/424.htm>
25-28 Lenten Silent Retreat<https://lentensilentretreat2020.eventzilla.net/web/event?eventid=2138740927>

MARCH<https://www.saintandrewsabbey.com/category_s/425.htm>
23-27 Priests' Retreat: Walking in the Way of the Heart Through the Gospel of John<https://priestsretreat2020feb.eventzilla.net/>
29 Taller Cuaresmal en Español<https://tallercuaresmal2020.eventzilla.net/web/event?eventid=2138740921>



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

Mary and Joseph Retreat Center in Rancho Palos Verdes is offering the following events:
Drawing as a Way to Contemplate Creation        with Professor Sheila Chambers
Saturday, January 11, 1 to 4pm
Drawing as a contemplative practice is a way to become more intimate with the beauty and uniqueness of creation. It becomes contemplative when everything drops away except your considered regard for one object as you draw it. Even if you have no prior art experience, Sheila will show you how to relax into a step-by-step process of seeing and interpreting the forms of the natural world. Art materials supplied. Bring a natural object to draw such as a vegetable or seashell. For over 25 years, Professor Sheila Chambers has been teaching art & design at Salt Lake Community College, Utah, to a diverse population who learn to draw, design, and paint with traditional and digital art media. She is passionate about teaching how the practice of art can help people to express themselves, visually communicate, and experience of the created world more vividly.
Cost: $25 per person
Printable pdf flier with Tear-off
http://www.maryjoseph.org/pdfs/1-11%20Art%20Sheila%20tear%20web.pdf
Click here for online registration
https://giving.ncsservices.org/App/Form/3caea7fa-7e35-4e4f-bb56-55c1eb9137c0
FB: https://www.facebook.com/events/2382799718604456/

Drumming and Mindfulness: Stress Management for All             with Lucia Galante Johnson, MS FHD
Saturday, January 18, 10am to 4pm
Learn to reduce stress and find balance, using methods from the East to help you stay calm in the West. Practices will include drumming, meditation, stretching, and self-acupressure. You will leave the retreat with quick and easy methods to reduce stress in your daily life. Music, games, and play will be part of the program for an overall uplifting day for all ages!
 Lucia is a professional drum facilitator.  She is also a Family and Human Dynamics Specialist with a Master’s degree in Human Development, a trained Social-Emotional Skills Educator through UCLArts and Healing Initiative, and a member of the UCLA Integrative Medicine group.    Cost: $50 Lunch included
Printable pdf flier with Tear-off
http://www.maryjoseph.org/pdfs/1-18%20Drumming%20tear%20web.pdf
Click here for online registration
https://giving.ncsservices.org/App/Form/aee1596b-783a-4dd8-b44d-061d6d2d45f3
FB: https://www.facebook.com/events/440779553299275/

The Enneagram: A Delightful Journey of Discovery and Enlightenment with Susan McNary, PhD
Saturday, January 25, 9am to 4pm
Retreatants will learn the definitions of nine personality types and come to understand how each type focuses their attention in typical everyday life, in stressful situations and in times of personal growth. The enneagram is useful to those interested in personality styles, psychological development, spiritual growth and interpersonal relationships in general. Couples and families report that the enneagram has helped them understand and communicate more effectively with those they know and love. People in the helping professions find this depth and breadth of understanding enhances and deepens their effectiveness in helping others. Please join in this delightful journey of discovery and enlightenment. We will learn a lot and have fun doing so. Dr. McNary is a Psychologist who worked with primarily children and their families since 1973. She recently retired from private practice in Palos Verdes and is now studying and teaching the Enneagram which is her passion. Dr. McNary is a Licensed Psychologist, Psy 5364, with the California Board of Psychology. Cost: $50 Lunch included
Printable pdf flier with Tear-off
http://www.maryjoseph.org/pdfs/1-25%20Enneagram%20tear%20web.pdf
Click here for online registration
https://giving.ncsservices.org/App/Form/7b4f8a04-6064-4fd1-a5c4-7749c0f06153
FB: https://www.facebook.com/events/1474387672710879/

Journey Through Grief with Sr. Laura Gormley, SSL
Saturday, January 25, 9am to 3pm
The loss of a beloved spouse, parent or other relative, or close friend sends us on a journey of grief. On this journey we struggle with our hopes and fears, our longings and expectations, as we learn to accept our new way of being and move forward with our lives. We will explore ways that may help us along this path. Sr. Laura is a Sister of St. Louis. She has been trained and involved for many years in hospice and bereavement ministry and in leading retreats and spiritual direction. Cost: $50 Lunch included
Printable pdf flier with Tear-off
http://www.maryjoseph.org/pdfs/1-25%20Grief%20tear%20web.pdf
Click here for online registration
https://giving.ncsservices.org/App/Form/a80b0188-31f5-4f87-ad41-1c75f9870388
FB: https://www.facebook.com/events/556184301624317/

A Journey through World Beliefs with Misty Jesse, PhD, DMin, Director of Evangelization, St. John Fisher Church
Saturday, February 8, 9am to 4pm
In a global world, religious communities do not live in isolation from other religious communities. As seekers we are engaged in forging relationships with a diversity of religious life that permeates our cultural, social and political environment. This retreat provides an introduction to the world's major religions as they are practiced globally and will include the origins, teachings, devotional practices, institutions and cultural expressions of Hinduism, Buddhism, Native American, Judaism, Islam and Christianity. By gaining an understanding of these religions retreat participants will be able to identify similarities and differences of thought and practice helping them to develop skills necessary to engage in respectful and fruitful dialogue with other religions. Dr. Misty Jesse is the Director of Evangelization at St. John Fisher Church in Rancho Palos Verdes, CA. Her more recent educational credentials include: Chaplain Certification-American Chaplain Assoc.; Pastoral Care Certification - LMU; Catechist Certification, LA Archdiocese; PhD from Oxford Graduate School-American Center; DMin from Biblical Studies and Leadership, Master's International University of Divinity, IN. Cost: $50 Lunch included
Printable pdf flier with Tear-off
http://www.maryjoseph.org/pdfs/2-8%20Journey%20Beliefs%20tear%20web.pdf
Click here for online registration
https://giving.ncsservices.org/App/Form/0862db07-c50b-4611-91cc-7f2f75a3a4cf
FB: https://www.facebook.com/events/2579679765420903/

Valentine’s Day Couples Dinner & Celebration with Rev. Jim Clarke, PhD, Director of Evangelization, LA Archdiocese
Friday, February 14,  5 to 9pm
Wouldn’t you love to spend an evening with your beloved to rekindle your love, revitalize your romance, and rejoice in the sacrament of your union? Celebrate your love this Valentine’s Day with a dinner by candlelight, the sharing of Eucharist, and a very special renewal of your marriage vows. Please bring a wedding photo and a symbol of your faith.  Reservations are required. Cost Per Couple: $120
Printable pdf flier with Tear-off
http://www.maryjoseph.org/pdfs/2-14%20Valentine's%20Day%20tear.pdf
Click here for online registration
https://giving.ncsservices.org/App/Form/4bf3772a-1b24-4413-a269-01bf260c3c4b
FB: https://www.facebook.com/events/2225957117695637/

A Gift of Wonder with Christine Aroney-Sine, MD
Saturday, February 15, 10am to 4pm
Wonder is a beautiful gift from God. Awe-inspiring feelings can change our approach to life and to God. Yet most of us are awe-deprived. Listen, create, be inspired as we learn to re-wonder the world. Together, we will revitalize our relationship to our awe inspiring God. Join Christine, founder and facilitator for the popular contemplative blog godspacelight.com as she applies her unique skills to create new spiritual practices that draw us into greater intimacy with God. Bring your journal, your Bible and your imagination. Christine is a contemplative activist, medical practitioner, passionate gardener, author, and liturgist. Christine loves messing with spiritual traditions and inspiring followers of Jesus to develop creative approaches to spirituality that intertwine the sacred through all of life. She is the founder and facilitator for the popular contemplative blog godspacelight.com. Her most recent book is The Gift of Wonder: Creative Practices for Delighting in God. (IVP 2019) Cost: $50 Lunch included
Printable pdf flier with Tear-off:
http://www.maryjoseph.org/pdfs/2-15%20Gift%20of%20Wonder%20tear%20web.pdf
Click here for online registration:
https://giving.ncsservices.org/App/Form/69051429-b4ce-4d9d-90e9-bcc33faee4b6
FB: https://www.facebook.com/events/2065006123602227/

Let it Be ~ A 12 Step Retreat for Women with John McAndrew, MA, MDiv
7:00pm Friday, February 21 to 1:30pm Sunday, February 23, 2020
Join other women in recovery for a weekend of community and spiritual exploration as we consider how we develop emotional- and spiritual- sobriety utilizing the language of the heart. We'll look at how the 12 Steps help us to find balance and foster healthy relationships. Bring your Big Book- and a friend! John McAndrew is a counselor, musician, theologian, teacher, and poet in long-term recovery from the disease of addiction. Formerly Director of Spiritual Care at the Betty Ford Center in Rancho Mirage, he currently resides in Arroyo Grande, CA, offering spiritual counseling and coaching for individual clients, as well as providing  Spiritual Care for Hospice patients. www.sensiblespirituality.org<http://www.sensiblespirituality.org>    Cost per person/shared $250; single $350; commuter $160
Printable pdf flier with Tear-off:
http://www.maryjoseph.org/pdfs/2-21%20McAndrew%20tear%20web.pdf
Click here for online registration:
https://giving.ncsservices.org/App/Form/a20dad98-b4af-42e9-835b-2df43bfbbbc7
FB: https://www.facebook.com/events/555651751886422/

Ongoing Retreats & Events:

New! Prayer Sparks for Seniors  with Pat Rico
Second Thursday of each month beginning Jan 9, 2020  9-11am
Prayer Sparks for Seniors is a two-hour period of time (retreat) dedicated to rejuvenating the spiritual life of each participant.  Come and spend time praying, sharing and opening your hearts to the Holy Spirit, who will enlighten our hearts in the love and devotion to the Church, the Holy Eucharist, and the Blessed Virgin Mary. Themes and topics will evolve around the three pillars just listed, and will include scripture readings, guided prayer moments and time for sharing and reflecting. The only requirement will be an openness to the Holy Spirit! Participants are encouraged to bring a Bible and a rosary. Pat Rico has been a Catholic educator and retreat leader for over 30 years. From this vast and varied experience of living in the Spirit, she has experienced and shared the Sparks of God's love with many diverse groups from young children, to teenagers, to adults and to Seniors. She brings her love of the Church, the Eucharist, and the Blessed Virgin Mary to every retreat. As a musician and cantor, she will lead you in prayer and in song to revive your spirit, your heart and your soul. Cost: $15 each session ~ Register by phone or mail
Printable pdf flier with Tear-offhttp://www.maryjoseph.org/pdfs/0%202020%20Prayer%20Sparks%20tear%20web.pdf
FB: https://www.facebook.com/events/732646807228737/
Centering Prayer Group
Greg Johnson & Herb Kaighan
Second & Fourth Wednesdays each month, 7:30-9pm
Centering Prayer is a relationship with God and a practice to foster that relationship. It is a movement beyond conversation to communion and union with God. It prepares us for the gift of contemplation. Centering Prayer is not meant to replace other kinds of prayer; rather it casts new light & depth of meaning on all types of prayer. Come and pray with us. Cost: Donation
Printable pdf flier with Tear-off
http://www.maryjoseph.org/pdfs/2019%20Centering%20Prayer.pdf

Women’s Spiritual Friendship Circle
Second Saturday of each month through June 2020, 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon
Spiritual Friendship Circles (SFC) gather to assist one another in an ongoing awareness of God in all parts of life. Using group spiritual direction we meet to share our faith journey in a safe and sacred space led by a rotating team of spiritual directors.  Cost: Donation



13.     Office of Native American Concerns:  “Healing Together Through Story Telling,” Tuesday, February 18, in San Gabriel

The Office of Native American Concerns is sponsoring “Healing Together Through Story Telling” on Tuesday, February 18, from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., at San Gabriel Mission in San Gabriel.  It will be directed by Julia Bogany, Gabrieleno Tongva San Gabriel Band of Mission Indians; and they will be honored by the presence of Bishop David O’Connell.  This is a free event; drinks and snacks will be provided.  If you plan on attending, please respond to Sylvia Mendivil Salazar, Coordinator, at 626-755-9175 or at:

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



14.     C.S.J. Center for Reconciliation and Justice at Loyola Marymount University:  “Justice and Spirituality on Screen” Series
The C.S.J. Center for Reconciliation and Justice at Loyola Marymount University invites you to the Justice and Spirituality on Screen series, a film series that engages questions of faith and culture through the lens of modern cinema.  Screenings are held on Tuesday nights, 7-9 p.m., at the L.M.U. Playa Vista Campus (12105 W. Waterfront Drive, Suite 200, Los Angeles) and are free and open to the public; RSVP is requested at:

https://lmuthisweek.lmu.edu/2019/08/23/justice-and-spirituality-on-screen/

February 4
Technology and the Human Imagination (clip night)
https://cal.lmu.edu/event/csjfilm200204

March 10
“Elysium”
https://cal.lmu.edu/event/csjfilm200310

April 7
“Big Hero 6”
https://cal.lmu.edu/event/csjfilm200407

For more information, contact the CSJ Center at 310-568-6694 or at:

https://academics.lmu.edu/csjcenter/



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