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The CCC is closely vetting more than 2,400 introduced bills; EANS funding for private schools should be available soon; Pope Francis' message about suffering; opposing the federal 'Equality Act,' and the morally acceptable Johnson & Johnson vaccine in this week's Insights.
Catholic and other private schools will soon have the opportunity to apply for $187.4 million the state of California will be receiving as part of the federal Emergency Assistance for Non-Public Schools (EANS) funding.
The California Catholic Conference (CCC) is currently reviewing more than 2,500 bills introduced by last week’s legislative deadline, despite the fact that each lawmaker will likely have only a few bills advance because of a needed focus on pandemic-related issues this legislative year.
Facing the second Lenten season still fighting the COVID pandemic, Catholics are longing to return to communal worship and are doing so, albeit with thoughtful restrictions and guidelines. Many are wondering in a world where so much has been forsaken over the last year, what else they can “give up” for Lent that has already been taken away.
Black Catholics, parishioners of St. Francis of Assisi, played an important role in the formation of the town of East Palo Alto and in its history before and after its 1983 incorporation.
The U.S. Supreme Court rules church services can resume; Kathleen Domingo named new CCC Executive Director; supporting COVID relief bill; National Marriage Week, and Lenten resources in this week’s Insights.
Bishop Robert McElroy has announced that Kathleen Domingo will be the new executive director of the California Catholic Conference. Currently Senior Director of the Office of Life, Justice and Peace in the Archdiocese of Los Angeles, Mrs. Domingo will be the first woman executive director in the history of the Conference.
The CCC initiates a year-long 50th-anniversary celebration, World Day of the sick; a COVID-19 webinar with Dr. David Chavira; California EITC awareness, and the CRJN's new free Restorative Justice certificate program in this week's Insights.
In 1990, Father Sylvester Ryan was flabbergasted to be named an auxiliary bishop of Los Angeles. As he learned about a calling he had never expected, he encountered the California Catholic Conference (CCC), the public affairs arm of the state’s bishops.
Bishops urging all to get vaccinated; CA extends the eviction moratorium; Pope asks all to ‘verify’ information before sharing, and Catholic Social Ministry Gathering and Religious Education Congress both virtual this year in this week’s Insights.