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Remembering Parishoner
A funeral for former movie and television personality and parishioner Patricia Donahue Hogan will be Saturday, Aug. 25 at 10:30 a.m. at St. Bede.  There will be a reception in the parish hall immediately following the Mass.

St. Bede is located at 215 Foothill Blvd. in La Cañada Flintridge.

Forgiveness Series Offered
Rev. Beverly Craig and Gary Bates, practitioner in training, are facilitating a series of forgiveness classes on Wednesday night, Aug. 29.

These classes are from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. and a love offering will be collected.

The topic is Forgiving World Events.

Please join us for these insightful classes.

The Center for Spiritual Living is located at 4845 Dunsmore Ave., La Crescenta (at the corner of Dunsmore).

Tuesday Table Talk  
On Tuesday, Sept. 4, Bethel Church offer a screening of the film, “Places in the Heart” preceded by a potluck supper. The potluck starts at 6:30 p.m.; the video starts at 7:15 p.m. followed by dessert and discussion at about 9:15 p.m.

In this film, a young widow living in Depression-era Waxahachie, Tex. is determined to eke out a hardscrabble existence farming cotton on her land. “Places in the Heart” deals with universal themes of love and forgiveness between all people including the depth of the wonderful mystery of God’s eternal love and forgiveness. Free.

Bethel Church, 10725 Penrose St., Sun Valley

The Red Door at St. George’s
St. George’s Episcopal Church in La Cañada formed a new support group called The Red Door: Exploring Spirituality of the 12 Steps. The group will meet in the parish hall on the first Tuesday of each month beginning Sept. 6 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. All of the conversations will take place over a light supper.

The Red Door was created to assist those in recovery from addictions to better understand the spiritual relationship towards wholeness, which is inherent in the 12-step program. The Red Door is not about conversion or as a means to recruit new church members, but hopes to tackle questions and doubt in a safe, hospitable atmosphere of mutual support and trust.

Questions can be directed to the Rev. Anthony Keller, deacon on staff at St. George’s church, by calling (818) 790-3323 or via email

St. George’s Episcopal Church, 808 Foothill Blvd, La Cañada

Andy Comiskey Speaking at St. Luke’s Anglican Church
St. Luke’s Anglican Church welcomes Andy Comiskey, executive director and founder of Desert Streams Ministries, to its worship services on Sunday, Aug. 26. Comiskey (M.Div.) has worked extensively with the healing of the sexually and relationally broken. Based on the biblical foundation of compassion, integrity, and dependence on God, Desert Stream Ministries proclaims to the world the transforming power of Jesus Christ.

The community is welcome to attend St. Luke’s weekly Sunday worship services at 8 a.m. and 10:15 a.m. Childcare is available at the second service. Services are held at the Seventh Day Adventist Church Chapel, 300 Vallejo Dr., Glendale. St. Luke’s also invites the community to attend its monthly fourth Friday healing service on the fourth Friday of the month at 7 p.m. at its church offices, 3901 Foothill Blvd., 2nd Floor, La Crescenta.

For more information, check or contact Parish Administrator Kay Wisdom, at (818) 249-5100 or email Kay at

Catholic Prayer Breakfast Date Announced
The Los Angeles Catholic Prayer Breakfast announced the Most Reverend Charles J. Chaput, archbishop Philadelphia, will be the keynote speaker for the 2012 event on Sept. 18, which marks the eighth anniversary of the prayer breakfast.
The Los Angeles Catholic Prayer Breakfast takes place at Our Lady of the Angels Cathedral, Los Angeles on Tuesday, Sept. 18. The schedule is:
6:30 a.m. rosary; 7 a.m. Mass; 7:45 a.m. breakfast and program; 9 a.m. conclusion.
Make reservations by calling (800) 838-1356.
Most Reverend, Charles J. Chaput, archbishop of Philadelphia was ordained on Aug. 29, 1970. He received a master’s degree in Theology from the University of San Francisco in 1971. He was among a group of Native Americans who greeted Pope John Paul II when the latter visited Phoenix, Ariz., during his 1987 trip to the United States. On July 19, 2011, Archbishop Chaput was appointed as archbishop of the archdiocese of Philadelphia, Pa.

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