- Jan 16, 2021
Invoking Mary’s intercession for the U.S. together as Catholics is imperative for a country beset by multiple crises, said bishops participating a virtual “Rosary for America” Oct. 7, the feast of Our Lady of the Rosary.
Mary’s role in history has been as “a mother bearing a message of hope,” from the first days of the church “when the mother of Jesus was at the center of the apostles’ community in Jerusalem,” said Los Angeles Archbishop José H. Gomez.
The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops is marking the 15th anniversary of the Justice for Immigrants campaign “to unite and mobilize” Catholic organizations and individuals “to welcome, protect, promote and integrate immigrants and refugees coming to and living in the United States.”
Catholics from the across Southern California and beyond joined Archbishop José H. Gomez of Los Angeles Sept. 20 for Masses in English and Spanish to celebrate the annual Day in Recognition of All Immigrants.
Archbishop Jose H. Gomez of Los Angeles, president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, has asked his fellow bishops to consider having their parishes take up a special collection to aid dioceses and parishes stricken by recent natural disasters.
Archbishop Jose H. Gomez of Los Angeles greeted the relatively small, socially distanced gathering that had come to witness the ordination of eight men to the priesthood Aug. 8 at the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels.