Sunday, January 28, 2024, marked the annual Eucharistic Celebration at the Cathedral of OurLady for Religious Jubilarians. The Archbishop José Gomez and his five auxiliary bishops wereall on hand to celebrate and honor the religious women and men marking their 25, 35, 40, 50, 60,70 and yes, 75 years of service in religious life. The […]

St. Peter & Paul Annual Gala

Jimmy Ozaeta attended the Saints Peter & Paul School Annual Gala Dinner & Auction Saturday,February 3, 2024.  The fun-filled event consisted of an auction, school choir performance, anddinner.  Bishop Marc Trudeau and Fr. Claude were on hand for the event.  Congratulations to theSaint Peter & Paul board members and school community for an amazing fundraising […]

No Greater Love….

The Newman Guild, who support the USC Catholic Center and the parish, help to create a great ministry for campus students. We were honored to be invited to hear their guest speaker, Renee Bondi. Renee was engaged to be married and had a beautiful singing voice, bright future and then had a crushing accident forever […]

Depaul USA opens first Dax house in L.A.

On Thursday, November 9, 2023, Depaul USA officially opened the Dax residence – The first in Los Angeles – which will provide housing and comprehensive case management support for six homeless or housing-insecure students from LA Trade Tech Community College and the University of Southern California, helping them to stay in school and successfully complete […]

CCF-LA Charitable Fund Types

CCF-LA offers the following charitable fund types; all in a Catholic environment Agency Funds Donor-Advised Funds Designated Funds Scholarship Funds All funds have the option to be set up as permanent or non-permanent and can be the beneficiary of estate gifts. Join the CCFL-LA effort to spread the great joy of giving, please contact Jimmy […]

Elevating Philanthropy: CCF-LA’s Unique Client Service Approach

At the heart of The Catholic Community Foundation of Los Angeles (CCF-LA) lies a distinctiveclient service approach that sets us apart in the realm of community foundations. What makesCCF-LA truly unique is our unwavering commitment to personalized service, driven by our corevalues and a deep understanding of our clients’ philanthropic aspirations. CCF-LA stands out by […]

The Academy Award for Catholics! The Evangelii Gaudium honor from St. John’s Seminary

September 16th was a night to remember with 950 attending a festive occasion on the plaza of the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels. We celebrated the achievements of seminary graduates Fr. Rodel Balagtas, Msgr. John Moretta, and Bishop Tim Freyer, including the important work of the seminary in educating priests for ministry in the Catholic church. […]

In loving Memory-Matthew Hansen

Matthew Hansen, our General Counsel, Senior Director of Operations and Corporate Secretary, who passed away on October 22. 2023. He was a profound blessing to our foundation. His legacy lives in his example of commitment and devotion to his wife and two small children, our Church, the mission of CCF-LA, and his many friends and […]

A day of great joy – four new auxiliary bishops for Los Angeles!

September 23rd was a day of celebration, hope, and happiness for Los Angeles as four bishops were ordained by Archbishop José H. Gomez to serve the Archdiocese. These four men are great priests that have been elevated to auxiliary bishop positions in the largest archdiocese in our country. Each of these new bishops knows the depth […]

Sister Mary Sean Runs a Marathon!

As a legacy runner with the LA Marathon for 23 years, I ran 10 other marathons, notably Oakland, San Francisco, Golden Gate, Long Island and New York City. My favorite was NYC because I ran through the five boroughs; my parents were from the Brooklyn Borough. My marathon years began in 1980, when I taught at […]