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Archbishop Gomez, in this Year of Faith, has placed a special emphasis on encouraging vocations. In response, donations to the 2013 Cardinal’s Awards will be allocated to Juan Diego House in Gardena, a home of formation for college-age seminarians. The … Continue reading

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Tomas Pacheco, Sr.

As befitting a lifelong baseball fan, a smile lights up Tomás Pacheco’s face when he reminisces about playing shortstop at age 15 for a bank-sponsored team in his native Yucatan, Mexico. But, as befitting a lifelong Catholic, an even bigger … Continue reading

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Steve Page

There is something about the Jesuit mantra, “Men for Others,” that has always stuck with Steve Page. “Most schools,” notes the Loyola High School and Loyola University alumnus, “teach you critical thinking skills, but I’ve not seen the ‘Men for … Continue reading

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Sister Regina Marie Gorman, OCD

She will tell you, with a smile and a gleam in her eye, that the first time she visited the Carmelite Sisters at their Sacred Heart Retreat House in Alhambra  to attend a junior high retreat was because she thought … Continue reading

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John McNicholas

Raising seven children can be challenging enough, especially when they are busy with school and after-school activities, and their father is a busy trial lawyer. So how do you get them all together every night for dinner? “You make it … Continue reading

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Elizabeth Hotaling

It doesn’t necessarily take a degree in child psychology to offer comfort to the sick (the malades) in the baths of Lourdes. Or to participate in the Christ Child Society, making layettes and raising money for young mothers and their … Continue reading

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