[Newsbriefs] ACC Newsbriefs - August 6, 2021

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ACC Newsbriefs – August 6, 2021

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<http://www.la-archdiocese.org/>

or at:

http://www.lacatholics.org


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New This Week:


  1.       Office of Ecumenical and Interreligious Affairs:  Virtual Ecumenical Bible Study, Tuesday, August 10



Important Information and Continuing Events:


  2.       Office of Ecumenical and Interreligious Affairs; and Mount St. Mary’s University:  “Jesus and the Samaritans:  Reaching Out to ‘The Other,’” Online Workshop with Fr. Felix Just, S.J., Saturday, August 7


  3.       Dominican Sisters of Mission San Jose:  Zoom Discernment Retreat for Young, Single, Catholic Women, Saturday, August 7


  4.       Beginning Experience® and the Office of Marriage and Family Life:  “Beginning Experience Weekend” for Separated, Divorced, and Widowed, Friday, August 13, through Sunday, August 15, in Encino


  5.       Office of Diaconate Formation:  Virtual Information Day, Sunday, August 15, for Men Interested in the Permanent Diaconate


  6.       Mount Saint Mary’s University:  Spiritual Direction Certificate Program Begins in Fall 2021 Semester


  7.       Queen of Angels Foundation:  Ninth Annual Special Votive Mass to Honor the Feast of Our Lady of the Angels, “Many Peoples, One Mother,” Saturday, August 28, in Los Angeles


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


  9.       LMU Center for Religion and Spirituality:  Faith and Ministry Formation Opportunities in English y Español


10.       Mary and Joseph Retreat Center in Rancho Palos Verdes:  Calendar of Upcoming and Ongoing Events


11.       Center for Spiritual Development in Orange:  Calendar of Upcoming Events


12.       Office of Marriage and Family Life:  Marriage Preparation Zoom Sessions in English and Spanish


13.       Archdiocesan Youth Employment Services:  Paid Internships and Job Assistance Available


14.       Parishioners Federal Credit Union in Torrance:  Celebrating its 60th Year Serving Members of Catholic Institutions

15.       Native American Concerns:  “Birch Clump Chronicles” Magazine Available


16.       Office of Marriage and Family Life:  Spanish Workshops Online on Tuesdays and Saturdays


17.       Southern California Renewal Communities:  SCRC Free Virtual Event, "Charisms for Ordinary People" Available Any Time


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New This Week:


1.         Office of Ecumenical and Interreligious Affairs:  Virtual Ecumenical Bible Study, Tuesday, August 10

The Office of Ecumenical and Interreligious Affairs invites all to the following event:


TUESDAY, AUGUST 10, 7:00 – 8:30 PM

Southern California Christian Forum

Virtual Ecumenical Bible Study

Please join the Southern California Christian Forum (SCCF) for its next Virtual Ecumenical Bible Study on Tuesday, August 10, 7:00 - 8:30 pm. All are welcome!

The bible study will be conducted via Zoom. To register, please contact SCCF administrative assistant Joey Baker at contact at socalforum.net<mailto:contact at socalforum.net>. Zoom instructions will be sent after registration.

For questions, please contact Rt. Rev. Alexei Smith, President of the SCCF and Ecumenical & Interreligious Officer of the Archdiocese of Los Angeles, at FrARSmith at la-archdiocese.org<mailto:FrARSmith at la-archdiocese.org>.





Important Information and Continuing Events:

2.         Office of Ecumenical and Interreligious Affairs; and Mount St. Mary’s University:  “Jesus and the Samaritans:  Reaching Out to ‘The Other,’” Online Workshop with Fr. Felix Just, S.J., Saturday, August 7

The Office of Ecumenical and Interreligious Affairs, and Mount St. Mary’s University, invite all to the following online workshop.

Saturday, August 7, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Jesus and the Samaritans: Reaching Out to "The Other”


Please join Mount Saint Mary’s University for an online Ecclesia workshop with Fr. Felix Just, S.J., Ph.D., entitled Jesus and the Samaritans: Reaching Out to “The Other.”

Jesus was a Jew, and in his time most Jews and Samaritans of Palestine considered themselves bitter enemies, who not only avoided but hated each other. Yet Jesus not only had warm and meaningful interactions with the Samaritan Woman at the Well (John 4), but in one of his most beloved parables (Luke 10: “The Good Samaritan”), the Samaritan “enemy” is a hero to be imitated, not scorned or avoided!

This workshop will briefly examine the historical roots of the animosity between Jews and Samaritans, and then explore what Jesus’ own words and actions can teach us about how to think about and act toward “the Other” - those of different races, ethnic groups, or religious beliefs. How can Jesus’ interactions with the Samaritans of his own day help us, as Christians, overcome the “Us vs. Them” divisions that infect our contemporary society?

This Ecclesia workshop is open to the public but pre-registration is required. For questions and to register, please email Gail Gresser at ggresser at msmu.edu<mailto:ggresser at msmu.edu> by Thursday, August 5. An email with the Zoom link will be sent within a day of the workshop. This event is free of charge, but donations are requested and appreciated!



3.         Dominican Sisters of Mission San Jose:  Zoom Discernment Retreat for Young, Single, Catholic Women, Saturday, August 7

The Dominican Sisters of Mission San Jose invite single Catholic women (ages 18 to 40) who are interested in religious life to a Zoom discernment retreat.  It will be held on Saturday, August 7, from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.  To register online, please access:

bit.ly/discernDominican

For more information, please contact Sr. Mary Yun, O.P., at:

mary at msjdominicans.org<mailto:mary at msjdominicans.org>

or at 213-760-3085.



4.         Beginning Experience® and the Office of Marriage and Family Life:  “Beginning Experience Weekend” for Separated, Divorced, and Widowed, Friday, August 13, through Sunday, August 15, in Encino

Beginning Experience(R) is an international lay ministry serving men and women who have experienced the loss of a spouse through death, divorce, or separation.  A “Beginning Experience Weekend" will be held from Friday, August 13, through Sunday, August 15, at Holy Spirit Retreat Center in Encino.  This structured program helps a person move from the darkness of grief into the light of a new beginning with renewed hope.  Beginning Experience(R) is recognized by the Office of Marriage and Family Life.  To register for the Weekend or obtain more information (including cost), please contact Maria (bilingual-Spanish) at 310-365-0186.  Questions can also be sent by email to:

beginningexp.losangeles at gmail.com<mailto:beginningexp.losangeles at gmail.com>



5.         Office of Diaconate Formation:  Virtual Information Day, Sunday, August 15, for Men Interested in the Permanent Diaconate

The Office of Diaconate Formation is hosting a Virtual Information Day for men interested in the permanent diaconate.  It will be held on Sunday, August 15, from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.  There will be presentations in English and in Spanish, along with the opportunity to ask questions.  Men interested in attending are asked to send their name, parish name, and pastor’s name to Dn. Melecio Zamora at:

dmz2011 at la-archdiocese.org<mailto:dmz2011 at la-archdiocese.org>

to get further information, including the meeting link.



6.         Mount Saint Mary’s University:  Spiritual Direction Certificate Program Begins in Fall 2021 Semester

The Department of Religious Studies at Mount Saint Mary’s University, in collaboration with the C.S.J. Institute and the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet (Los Angeles Province), is offering a three-year certificate program in spiritual direction.  Each year requires a one-day retreat; the entire program also requires 18 units.  Year I focuses on Foundations in Spiritual Direction; Year II focuses on Theory and Practice of Spiritual Direction; and Year III focuses on Integration and Practicum.  Cost is $2,000 per year, for a total of $6,000 for the program.  Those who are interested are asked to register promptly.  For more information, please contact Ms. Meghan Nevarez at 213-477-2676 or at:

mnevarez at msmu.edu<mailto:mnevarez at msmu.edu>

More information is also available on the “Spiritual Direction Certificate” tab at:

www.msmu.edu/rst<http://www.msmu.edu/rst>



7.         Queen of Angels Foundation:  Ninth Annual Special Votive Mass to Honor the Feast of Our Lady of the Angels, “Many Peoples, One Mother,” Saturday, August 28, in Los Angeles

The Queen of Angels Foundation is sponsoring a Special Votive Mass in honor of the feast of Our Lady of the Angels, patroness of the Archdiocese.  Celebrating “Many Peoples, One Mother,” it will be held on Saturday, August 28, at 3:00 p.m., at the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels.  Abp. José H. Gomez will be the presider and homilist.  The Mass will be followed at 4:30 p.m. by a Holy Rosary Procession on the Cathedral Plaza, with the event ending at 5:15 p.m.  All are welcome to celebrate the founding of the City of Los Angeles, which occurred on September 4, 1781.  For any questions, please contact Mark Anchor Albert, chair of the Queen of Angels Foundation, at 323-422-8863 or at:

aalbert at thequeenofangels.com<mailto:aalbert at thequeenofangels.com>



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

Pauline Center for Media Studies in Culver City is sponsoring the following online events:

Virtual National Film Retreats — GRACED ENCOUNTERS.  Friday, September 17, through Sunday, September 19.  These unique retreat experiences take participants on a journey through cinema to reflect together on our common human experience and the gift of encountering people as and where they are, as Pope Francis reflects in his 2021 World Communications Day message. With the practice of cinema divina, lectio divina with film, we enter into the reality of how we communicate with one another and God in view of respectful encounters.  There are two Film Retreats this year. The retreat in September is a weekend retreat (3 films) September 17-19 ($25). For more information and to register go to:

pauline.org/filmretreat<mailto:pauline.org/filmretreat>

or email:

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



9.         LMU Center for Religion and Spirituality: Faith and Ministry Formation Opportunities in English y Español

The Center sponsors certificate programs, courses, workshops and webinars for the public in spirituality, theology and pastoral ministry. El Centro patrocina programas certificados, cursos, talleres y seminarios para el público en espiritualidad, teología y pastoral.
Web: https://crs.lmu.edu
YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/lmucrs

Lograr un grado universitario: Mantener el Camino de LMU
Próxima sesión de información: jueves, 19 de agosto, 6:30 p.m.
Prepárese para ofrecer un servicio en la Iglesia logrando su título académico. Mantener el Camino es un programa de mentoring diseñado para acompañar a ministros pastorales hispanos de la Arquidiócesis de Los Ángeles en su jornada hacia la meta de obtener su título de asociado en un colegio comunitario.
Más info: https://cal.lmu.edu/event/mantener-el-camino-info-session

Webinar: “El rol del laico en el cuidado pastoral” con el Profesor Ernesto Zamora, M.Div.
Sábado, 4 de septiembre, 10 a.m.
Te invitamos a una discusion acerca de la importancia del rol del laico en el cuidado pastoral como un ministerio de suma importancia en nuestra iglesia.
Más info: https://cal.lmu.edu/event/webinar-cuidado-pastoral

Online Course: Jesus Our Teacher for Ignatian Discernment
Classes begin Wednesday, September 8
The course is designed for those individuals who want to know Jesus more deeply and seek to have a greater integration of heart, body and mind with their faith, values, and daily choices.
More Info: https://registration.xenegrade.com/lmucrs/courseDisplay.cfm?schID=7140

Certificate Program: Art of Spiritual Direction
Classes begin Saturday, September 11
This three-year spiritual director formation program, offered in partnership with the Center for Spiritual Development in Orange, is designed for individuals who discern in themselves a call to the ministry of spiritual direction.
More Info: https://crs.lmu.edu/programs/asd

Certificate Program: Pastoral Music
Classes begin Thursday, September 16
This semester-long program is designed for those who have a professional or personal investment in liturgical music ministry, as well as those interested in learning more about liturgical music within the Church.
More Info: https://crs.lmu.edu/programs

Online Certificate Program: Parish Business Administration
Classes begin Saturday, September 18
This year-long program is designed for professionals, aspiring professionals, or volunteers with responsibility for the financial and temporal affairs of a parish.
More Info: https://crs.lmu.edu/programs/pba

Hyrbid Certificate Program: Pastoral Care
Classes begin Thursday, November 18
This year-long program is designed for professionals and volunteers in direct service of those suffering, as well as those who feel called to pastoral care ministry.
More Info: https://crs.lmu.edu/programs/pastoralcare

Online Workshop: "The Inner Journey: Finding the Treasure Within" with Rev. James Clarke, Ph.D.
Wednesday, December 1, 7 p.m.
This four-part workshop will help participants to uncover some traditional ways of entering the interior sanctum of the soul. Each session will offer some input, stories, prayer forms and time for reflection and specific opportunities to do your own inner work.
More Info: https://cal.lmu.edu/event/the-inner-journey-workshop

Pilgrimage to Spain
May 13-22, 2022
The Center and the Loyola Institute for Spirituality invite you to mark this Ignatian Year, commemorating 500 years since the conversion of St. Ignatius of Loyola, by walking in the footsteps of St. Ignatius at the historic and sacred sites of Spain.
Info: https://crs.lmu.edu/programs/journeys/spain/

Peregrinación a España
13-22 de mayo de 2022
El Centro y el Loyola Institute for Spirituality lo invitan a conmemorar los 500 años de la conversión de San Ignacio de Loyola, siguiendo las huellas de este santo en los lugares históricos y sagrados de España.
Info: https://crs.lmu.edu/espanol/programas/viajes/espana/



10.       Mary and Joseph Retreat Center in Rancho Palos Verdes:  Calendar of Upcoming and Ongoing Events

Mary and Joseph Retreat Center in Rancho Palos Verdes has updated its website.  Find it at:

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

Bring Your Own Group on Retreat in 2021.  Mary and Joseph Retreat Center is now taking reservations to host groups.  Call to reserve their facilities and customize retreat time to fit your needs.  The Center are following local directives for health and safety, and numbers will be limited to allow for social distancing.  The Center has availability for groups to hold both day and overnight retreats.  Please call to find out more about their new guidelines and reserve a time for your retreat.  For information and reservations, contact Sydne Yanko-Jongbloed, at 310.377.4867, x258 or at:

sjongbloed at maryjoseph.org<mailto:sjongbloed at maryjoseph.org>

They are also sponsoring the following events:

Part 8 of the Path to Personal Freedom: 12 Steps Intentional Conscience
Herb Kaighan, Spiritual Guide
Saturday, August 7, 2021  10:00 to 11:30 AM  Via Zoom (PST)
Step Ten: Achieving and Fostering Emotional Sobriety | Conscience  -  Practice of Personal Inventory: “Spot check” inventory – the formula for serenity; Emotional Sobriety – the approach and benefits of self-regulation.
Herb’s journey includes: 7 years in Claretian seminary, a graduate education in psychology, 40 years in human resources consulting, certification as a Spiritual Director, active participation in a 12 Step Fellowship since 1984 and the publication of three books on spiritual awakening. A practitioner of Centering Prayer since 1990, Herb also facilitates a gathering (ZOOM) for Centering Prayer on the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of each month. ALL are welcome to join in this experience. This 12 Step Series is a Fundraiser for Mary & Joseph Retreat Center
Donation: $10   Zoom information and links will be emailed to you a few days before each event.
Event page on website<https://maryjoseph.org/event/part-8-of-the-path-to-personal-freedom-12-steps-intentional-conscience/>

Part 12 of the Spirituality Series with Herb Kaighan, Spiritual Guide
Resentments Col 4; Identify Motives ~ Experience Freedom
Experience “Turnaround from Victim to Personal Responsibility
Saturday, August 14, 2021 10:00am to 1:00pm  Remote Via Zoom (PST)
Step Four: Moral Inventory ~ Resentment: Identifying Remaining Obstacles to Power. Why do we hold it? What are our operating motives (corrupt)? How do I misrepresent myself? How do I avoid responsibility? Taking 100% responsibility for our perceptions, feelings and our behavior. Herb K’s journey includes: 7 years in Claretian seminary, a graduate education in psychology, 40 years in human resources consulting, certification as a Spiritual Director, 37 years of active participation in a 12 Step Fellowship and the publication of 3 books on spiritual awakening. The Spirituality Series is a Fundraiser for Mary & Joseph Retreat Center
Donation: $25  Zoom information and links will be emailed to you a few days before each event.
Event page on website<https://maryjoseph.org/event/resentments-col-4-identify-motives-experience-freedom/>

This Is The Life: Finding Grace in Each Moment
Rev. Terry Hershey
6:00pm Friday, August 27 to 1:30pm Sunday, August 29.
Before we trade in this life for the life we “should” have, let us taste This Life--meaning the invitation to honor the dignity that is reflected by God’s goodness and grace. We are wired to pause: to embrace the sacrament of the present; to see, hear, taste and touch grace, and the sacred in our world. So, before we trade in our life for the life we “should” have, let us taste This Life. What makes your heart come alive today? Here's our invitation: Today, let us embrace epiphanies. Let us appreciate a willingness to be surprised. Let us relish the sacred in the ordinary.
Terry Hershey is an author, ordained minister, humorist, and inspirational speaker. He divides his time between designing sanctuary gardens and sharing his practice of “pausing” and “sanctuary,” to help us do less and live more. Terry’s book, Sanctuary: creating places for grace in your life, offers the permission to slow down and to be gentle with ourselves.
Cost: per person/shared $250; single $350; commuter $160
Event page on website<https://maryjoseph.org/event/this-is-the-life-with-rev-terry-hershey/>


Part 9 of the Path to Personal Freedom: 12 Steps
Intentional Consciousness
Herb Kaighan, Spiritual Guide
Saturday, September 11, 2021  10:00 to 11:30 AM  Via Zoom (PST)
Step Eleven: A Practical Approach to Improving Conscious Contact | Consciousness  -  Practice of Meditation: Prayer; Meditation;
Contemplation; Intentional Consciousness. Herb K’s journey includes: 7 years in Claretian seminary, a graduate education in psychology, 40 years in human resources consulting, certification as a Spiritual Director, 37 years of active participation in a 12 Step Fellowship & publication of 3 books on spiritual awakening. The Spirituality Series is a Fundraiser for Mary & Joseph Retreat Center.
Donation: $10   Zoom information and links will be emailed to you a few days before each event.
Event page on website<https://maryjoseph.org/event/part-9-of-the-path-to-personal-freedom-12-steps-intentional-consciousness/>


Part 13 of the Spirituality Series with Herb Kaighan
Forgiveness: A Decision to Release
Fred Luskin, PhD & Herb Kaighan, Spiritual Guide
Saturday, September 25, 2021 10:00am to 1:00pm  Remote Via Zoom (PST)
Bill Wilson (cofounder of AA) discusses forgiveness - he calls it “letting go of resentment”. It’s not done to please others, but in the interest of freedom - theirs and ours. A life which includes deep resentment leads only to futility and unhappiness. Learn about the process of forgiveness, what it is and what it is not and how to release resentment. “A forgiving person has no past ~ an unforgiving person has no future” Herb Kaighan, 2016.
Fred Luskin, PhD, is the director of the Stanford University Forgiveness Projects, a senior consultant in health promotion at Stanford University, and a professor at the Institute for Transpersonal Psychology, as well as an affiliate faculty member of the Greater Good Science Center. He is the author of “Forgive for Good: A Proven Prescription for Health and Happiness” and also “Stress Free for Good: Ten Proven Life Skills for Health and Happiness”, with Kenneth Pelletier, PhD. Learn more at www.learningtoforgive.com<http://www.learningtoforgive.com>
Herb K’s journey includes: 7 years in Claretian seminary, a graduate education in psychology, 40 years in human resources consulting, certification as a Spiritual Director, 37 years of active participation in a 12 Step Fellowship and the publication of 3 books on spiritual awakening. The Spirituality Series is a Fundraiser for Mary & Joseph Retreat Center
Donation: $25  Zoom information and links will be emailed to you a few days before each event.
Event page on website<https://maryjoseph.org/event/forgiveness-a-decision-to-release-2/>

Sacred Expressions: Sacred Geometry Art & Meditation
Laurie Wallace
Saturday, October 9, 2021  9:00am to Noon
This creative workshop will introduce basic concepts of Sacred Geometry using art techniques to enhance art-making as meditation.  Sacred Geometry is an ancient science that explores our relationship to natural universal patterns and geometric shapes which unify our world.  Together we will create works of art/meditation based on the mandala, the spiral and the golden ratio.  All materials, handouts and supplies will be provided.  No previous art experience is required. Laurie Wallace is a Deacon wife, parish volunteer, co-facilitator of a woman’s prayer group, graphic designer, ceramicist and has taught art to children and the elderly.
Cost: $40 per person (all materials included)
Event page on website<https://maryjoseph.org/event/sacred-geometry-art-meditation/>


Ongoing Programs Via Zoom:

Centering Prayer Group
Centering Prayer is a practice to foster our relationship with God.  It is a movement beyond conversation to communion with God.  Come and pray with us.  The Mary and Joseph Retreat Center Centering Prayer group will meet on Zoom on the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays each month from 7:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. (Pacific Time).  Contact Herb Kaighan to register.  Donation.  He is at:

herbk12 at hotmail.com<mailto:herbk12 at hotmail.com>

Gratefulness Gathering with Christine Sanchirico
3rd Thursday of each month in 2021 via Zoom 4-5:30 PM (PST)
Experience, deepen, and share the power of living gratefully.  Gratefulness Gatherings are an opportunity to cultivate a space where we can explore grateful living as an orientation to life.  All are welcome to join our monthly Gratefulness Gatherings online via Zoom. We will meet on the 3rd Thursday each from 4:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. (Pacific Time). Contact Christine Sanchirico for more information and to register at csanchirico at maryjoseph.org<mailto:csanchirico at maryjoseph.org>. Cost: Donation


For more information about any of these events, please call 310-377-4867 or access:

http://www/maryjoseph.org



11.       Center for Spiritual Development in Orange:  Calendar of Upcoming Events

The Center for Spiritual Development in Orange is offering the following events:

“On the Road: A Spirituality Series for Men” is back with new programs for 2021.  The theme for this year’s series—by men and for men—is friendship.  In conversations with men, a common thread appeared:  a yearning for deeper friendships among men coupled with difficulties in sustaining meaningful friendships.  This series is offered to assist men in developing, deepening, rekindling, and mourning male friendships.  Steve Bruce, a longtime member of the adjunct faculty of the Center for Spiritual Development’s Art of Spiritual Direction Program, will serve as host for the workshops.  Fee:  See individual prices below.  Men are invited to one, some, or all of the sessions.  To register, or for more information, please contact the Center for Spiritual Development at 714-744-3172; e-mail:
TheCSD at csjorange.org<mailto:TheCSD at csjorange.org>

https://bit.ly/3pwCriX





“Sex, Love and Intimacy: A New Look at an Enticing Topic”

Saturday, October 2.  9am-4pm; In person at CSD
Presented by: Fr. Jim Clarke, Ph.D. and Joe Lonergan, MDiv

Fee: $60; includes lunch
To register, or for more information, please contact the Center for Spiritual Development at
714-744-3172; e-mail:
TheCSD at csjorange.org<mailto:TheCSD at csjorange.org>
https://bit.ly/2YpRJdt



“Ritual and Storytelling as a New Way of Healing and Transformation”

Saturday, October 30.  9am-4pm; In person at CSD
Presented by: Fr. Jim Clarke, Ph.D., and Joe Lonergan, MDiv

Fee: $60; includes lunch
To register, or for more information, please contact the Center for Spiritual Development at:
714-744-3172; e-mail:
TheCSD at csjorange.org<mailto:TheCSD at csjorange.org>
https://bit.ly/3tcfS5d



12.       Office of Marriage and Family Life:  Marriage Preparation Zoom Sessions in English and Spanish

The Office of Marriage and Family Life is offering a one-day Marriage Preparation Zoom session in English and Spanish.  This is for engaged couples and convalidation couples.  Cost is $100 per couple, and registration is required.  Once the registration process is complete, the Zoom link will be sent.

For English sessions, please contact Candy Metoyer at 213-637-7250 or at:
cmetoyer at la-archdiocese.org<mailto:cmetoyer at la-archdiocese.org>

For English, the dates are:

August 7, 14, 21*, 28
September 11, 18, 25*
October 2, 9*, 16, 23
November 6, 13*, 20
December 4, 11*

* For convalidation couples only

La Oficina de Matrimonio y  Familia ofrece sesiones Virtuales de Preparación Matrimonial para parejas comprometidas y parejas de convalidación. El costo de registración es de $100 por pareja. Para registrarse por favor comuníquese con: Graciela Villalobos 213-637-7561

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

Preparación Matrimonial en Español, Sesiones a través de Zoom

Agosto 7, 14, 22, 28
Septiembre 11, 18, 26
Octubre 2, 9, 17, 23, 30
Noviembre 6, 13, 21
Diciembre 4, 11



13.       Archdiocesan Youth Employment Services:  Paid Internships and Job Assistance Available

Archdiocesan Youth Employment Services (AYE) of Catholic Charities of Los Angeles, Inc., has hundreds of paid internships; and provides job placement, career counseling, and training opportunities through its America’s  Job Center of California (AJCC) and its Los Angeles City YouthSource Centers.  Please visit their website for their locations:

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



14.       Parishioners Federal Credit Union in Torrance:  Celebrating its 60th Year Serving Members of Catholic Institutions

Parishioners Federal Credit Union was started in 1961 by Msgr. James Augustine O’Gorman of St. James Church in Redondo Beach to serve members of the community.  In 60 years it has grown to be the largest Catholic-affiliated credit union in the State of California.  Membership is open to all parishioners in the San Pedro Pastoral Region; all teachers at archdiocesan and parish schools; and employees at other select Catholic organizations (Catholic Charities of Los Angeles; Archdiocesan Catholic Center; and Catholic Cemeteries and Mortuaries).  They offer checking accounts, savings accounts, home mortgages, loans for new and used cars, and much more.  More information about Parishioners Federal Credit Union is available at:

http://www.ParishionersFCU.org



15.       Native American Concerns:  “Birch Clump Chronicles” Magazine Available

Native American Concerns is publicizing “Birch Clump Chronicles,” an Indigenous Ministry magazine with issues on cultural and religious rights of Native People.  Two recent issues are November 2020’s issue on racism, “Remember Us:  Reflections from Native Voices”; and March 2021’s issue, “Sacred Relations:  Honoring and Protecting Mother Earth.”  Read online for free, or purchase each issue for $2 at:

https://www.magcloud.com/browse/issue/1943420?__r=20368


16.       Office of Marriage and Family Life:  Spanish Workshops Online on Tuesdays and Saturdays

El Ministerio para viudos, viudas y personas que han perdido un ser querido de la Oficina de Matrimonio y Familia los Invita todos los Martes y Sábados a sus Grupos de apoyo virtuales.
Ministerio para personas en Duelo. Reuniones a través de Zoom
Martes    7:00 – 9:00 P.M.
Sábados  2:00 – 4:00  P.M

Para más información comuníquese con:

Bertha Renteria 323 – 404-0325   brenteria at la-archdiocese.org<mailto:brenteria at la-archdiocese.org>
Graciela Villalobos 213-637-7561 gvillalobos at la-archdiocese.org<mailto:gvillalobos at la-archdiocese.org>



17.       Southern California Renewal Communities:  SCRC Free Virtual Event, "Charisms for Ordinary People" Available Any Time

SCRC Virtual Event, "Charisms for Ordinary People," now available to view online anytime for free.  The event includes teachings by Fr. Bob Hogan, BBD, "Charisms in Daily Living"; Kay Murdy, "Daily Living in the Spirit"; Fr. Bill Delaney, S.J., "Charisms and Community".  Testimonies by: Catherine Smith, I.H.M. and Jackie Macabuhay.  Register for free at:
https://events.scrc.org/



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