- Apr 9, 2021
Like the national March for Life, bigness as well as personal interactions are a huge part of the annual Los Angeles Religious Education Congress, the largest single Catholic gathering in the United States.
For Jesus’ parents, “answering God’s call meant their whole lives were turned upside down,” not unlike the events of the past year, Los Angeles Archbishop José H. Gomez said Feb. 21 at the close of the all-virtual 2021 Religious Education Congress.
Sister Teresa Maya, one of the keynote speakers at the Religious Education Congress in Los Angeles, spoke to thousands at the Anaheim Convention Center Arena Feb. 22 about her grandmother.
An 18-day odyssey through the U.S. in March has bolstered the case for bullishness about American Catholic prospects.
Sister Norma Pimentel, arguably the most prominent Catholic woman in America today, has said she believes discussion on women is moving in the right direction, and it is time for women to step up, take initiative and be proactive in the Church.
El Salvador’s Cardinal Gregorio Rosa Chavez called the upcoming canonization of Blessed Oscar Romero a “gift from God” and is optimistic it can bring hope to his troubled homeland and to the Catholic Church.
LOS ANGELES – Tens of thousands of Catholics descend on Los Angeles each winter to sharpen their ministry skills, partaking in dozens of workshops and seminars about liturgy, prayer, Bible, and parish life as part of the LA Religious Education Congress. With close to 40,000 participants, it’s the largest annual
ANAHEIM – Is it possible to be black and Catholic in the United States? According to one Catholic scholar, it’s still an open question. The Rev. Bryan N. Massingale, a priest and scholar of black Catholicism, believes that as long as the Church continues to operate as “a white institution,”