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St. John’s Seminary

A Message from Archbishop José H. Gomez I have a special devotion to St. Rafael Guízar Valencia. He was a courageous bishop in Mexico during the period in the last century when the Catholic faith was persecuted and outlawed. For … Continue reading

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Monsignor Royale M. Vadakin

In 2014 Monsignor Royale M. Vadakin, a priest and Vicar General Emeritus of the Archdiocese of Los Angeles, will celebrate his Golden Jubilee.  He was born and raised in Santa Monica, California. He has served as an ecumenical and interreligious … Continue reading

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Bishop Joseph Sartoris

Bishop Joseph Sartoris celebrates 60 years of priesthood in 2013 — and 20 years as a bishop in 2014. Auxiliary Bishop Emeritus of the Archdiocese of Los Angeles is a disciple of Jesus in the truest sense of the word. … Continue reading

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R-Lene Mijares de Lang

R-Lene is a third-generation “Mijares” to continue the American dream of her immigrant grandmother who began Mijares Mexican restaurant in Pasadena. R-lene affectionately refers to her grandmother as the “tortilla matriarch” who taught her from age 12 all about the … Continue reading

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Janet Feeley

Janet and her husband Michael are also members of St. Paul Parish in West Los Angeles, parents of two sons, Declan and Brogran. A graduate of Boston College she holds an advanced degree and is a licensed marriage and family … Continue reading

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Louis Castruccio

Louis shares the words, “life of the mind” in relationship to the importance of education and of cultivating a healthy mind. He was raised in a good old-fashioned Italian family where his parents instilled in their children, self-reliance, a passion … Continue reading

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