The Association of Catholic Student Councils
The Association of Catholic Student Councils is a leadership-based initiative that brings high school and middle school students to workshops on service-leadership, diversity, finding your strengths, conflict management and problem solving – these lessons are prepared and presented by over 150 local high school leaders from 17 top high schools. The student leadership day program gives host Catholic high schools the opportunity to share their campus and students while TACSC can showcase their program.
City of Saints Teen Conference
This amazing Catholic teen conference is hosted by Archbishop Gomez and the youth ministry division of the religious education department. This weekend conference, held at UCLA features dynamic speakers, diverse liturgical experiences, music, interactive exhibits, opportunities to receive the sacraments of Eucharist and penance and more. Teens are able to experience the beauty of their faith with its rich symbols and traditions.
Christian Service 4 Life
Held at the Galen Center on USC’s campus welcomes more than 7,000 students who are given the opportunity to meet life-serving organizations who are in need of volunteers. The program includes speakers, music, dancing and games…and a presentation of A Path to Sainthood: the Life and Works of Mother Teresa.
Is a Catholic collegiate outreach whose mission is to share the hope and joy of the gospel with college and university students. Focus: “We don’t know where you’re at or where you’re coming from. Maybe you’ve been Catholic you whole life, or maybe not. Come as you are, with your unique story and we’ll do the same…..the best way is to connect with a FOCUS missionaries on campus….this is the ministry of FOCUS…..this is a nationwide organization. Funds from the Cardinal’s Awards will be restricted to programs in the Archdiocese of Los Angeles.
Community Dinners, Fellowship Events and Activities at the USC Caruso Catholic Center. For some students, the enter point to participating in a faith centered college life is an invitation to a social event. At these events, students encounter Christ in one another. With the new adjacent Village, student participation is robust but the budget is not……..Attendance at Mass has increased and hungry kids are participating far beyond the original expectations. The Cardinal’s Awards will help to fund the shortfall in the budget and ensure this wonderful tradition and ministry continue.
National Evangelization Team has been serving the Archdiocese of Los Angeles since 1987 putting on retreats and ministering to 38,000 teens. They have offices provided by the Carmelite Sister of the Most Sacred Heart in Alhambra. The wish to increase their availability to parishes and schools in California. Funds from the Cardinal’s Awards will be restricted to their programs within the ADLA.
San Miguel School, South Los Angeles
San Antonio de Padua, Boyle Heights
Sagrado Corazon y Santa Maria de Guadalupe, Cudahy
Guardian Angel Catholic Church, Pacoima
Our Lady of Guadalupe Parish, Oxnard
St. Patrick’s Parish, Los Angeles
St. Aloysius School, Los Angeles
St. Odilia School, Los Angeles
St. Mary Church, Los Angeles
Our Lady of Sorrows, Santa Barbara
Cristo Rey, Los Angeles
St. Malachy, Los Angeles
Cardinal Mahony Earthquake Relief Fund
Cardinal Manning House of Prayer for Priests
Retirement Fund for Religious
D.A.R.E. (drug program)