August 2011 Blog Posts (18)

Pastor's Message: September 4, 2011



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Added by Mary Star of the Sea on August 31, 2011 at 6:25pm — No Comments

San Pedro has many roots in the small island village of Komiza, Croatia

The small island village of Komiza, Croatia played a big role in the population of San Pedro starting in the 1920's. San Pedro and Komiza are so connected that San Pedro is mentioned in the first few sentences in Komiza's Wikipedia page. While there are currently about 500 permanent residents in Komiza, approximately 5000 residents of San Pedro have roots in Komiza!

Added by Branimir Kvartuc on August 31, 2011 at 6:00am — No Comments

Pastor Message: August 28, 2011

August 28, 2011

Readings for The Twenty-Second Sunday in Ordinary Time: Jer 20:7-9; Rom. 12:1-2; Mt 16:21-27



There is a story about a major ad agency that was hired by a church to improve attendance at their services. The ad agency did their research and suggested to the church that the first thing they needed to do was to remove all of the crosses in the church. The crosses were thought to leave a negative message to prospective young worshipers.

 

This is…

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Added by Mary Star of the Sea on August 26, 2011 at 7:32pm — No Comments

$1 Million Gift from Annenberg Foundation Will Fund First Endowed Professorship

California State University, Dominguez Hills President Mildred García announced today a $1 million gift from the Annenberg Foundation to establish the university’s first endowed professorship.

The Wallis Annenberg Endowed Professorship for Innovation in STEM Education position will lead the university’s many programs focused on growing the number of teachers in the fields, and oversee the creation of the Center for Innovation in STEM Education (CISE), which will serve as an incubator…

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Added by CSUDominguezHills/Amy on August 22, 2011 at 2:00pm — 1 Comment

The Blues Are Here

The blue whale is the largest animal to ever live on this planet. And for a long time what that meant to humans was that it yielded great mass of meat and blubber. Whalers pursued the blue whale without mercy and the slaughter only ended when their numbers where so low that it became unprofitable to hunt them. There was a time when hundreds of thousands of these giants roamed the oceans of the…

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Added by Bernardo Alps on August 22, 2011 at 4:10am — No Comments

Pastor's Message: August 21, 2011

August 21, 2011

Readings for The Twenty-First Sunday of Ordinary Time: 

 Is: 22:19-23; Rm. 11:33-36; Mt. 16:13-20

By the Grace of God as you read this we will be home.  However, I am writing this as we leave Zardar on the way to Plitvice Lakes.  We have spent time in Split, Vis, Komiza, Dubrovnik, Medugorje, and we will celebrate Mass at Marija  Bistrica then depart from Zagrev.  This has been a wonderful trip discovering the roots of the Croatians who live in San Pedro.  I…

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Added by Mary Star of the Sea on August 17, 2011 at 7:30pm — No Comments

Michael White Quintet Unit 2 Kicks Off Collaborative Arts Initiative tour the Arts.MWQ Fall 2011

 

Series combines live music performances, presentations by visual artists, and exhibitions at the Croatian Cultural Center of greater Los Angeles starting: September 25th, October 1st, and October 8th 2011.
 
The award-winning Michael White Quintet UNIT2 inaugurates their new initiative, tour the ARTS.MWQ, with a weekly series running Saturday, September 25 through Sunday, October 8 at the Croatian Cultural Center of Greater Los Angeles…
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Added by Maya Bristow on August 12, 2011 at 1:25am — No Comments

Empowering Families. Exceeding Expectations. Breaking Barriers. Moving Forward.

 

SOUTH BAY DOWN SYNDROME ASSOCIATION



The South Bay Down Syndrome Association (SBDSA) is proud to host an Individualized Education Program



(IEP) training on Wednesday, August 17th, 2011 at 7:30pm.

This will be a two part series with the second half being offered in October. Christofer Arroyo from Area Board 10 will be presenting on the following topics during this evening's portion of the training:



• The structure of the…

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Added by Maya Bristow on August 11, 2011 at 11:17pm — No Comments

Rapper Nipsey Hussle to perform at San Pedro's Levels Lounge September 16th,2011

  Rap Star Nipsey Hussle will be performing live September 16, 2011   In San Pedro CA @ 7th St Chophouse aka…

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Added by James Jones on August 10, 2011 at 11:00pm — No Comments

Body discovered

Body found @ Pt Fermin cliffs.

Added by Bernadette Chapline on August 10, 2011 at 7:51pm — 1 Comment

Pastor Message: August 14, 2011

August 14, 2011

Twentieth Sunday in Ordinary Time: Is 56:1, 6-7; Rom 11:13-15, 29-32; Mt 15:21-28…

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Added by Mary Star of the Sea on August 10, 2011 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Led Zepagain open 2011 Taste in San Pedro at the Port of Los Angeles

Led Zepagain, a Led Zeppelin tribute band, opened the 2011 Taste in San Pedro at the Port of Los Angeles.

Added by Branimir Kvartuc on August 6, 2011 at 8:40am — No Comments

Redistricting Update: We're Not Out of the Woods Yet!

Next Tuesday, County redistricting comes before the Board of Supervisors for our review.

 

I know that many of you have been very active throughout this process, attending the Boundary Review Committee meetings and sending in over 1,000 letters, which had a tremendous impact. However, we must keep the momentum going, as we head into the final phase of review.

 

After the BRC reviewed 19 plans, we’re basically down to two. The BRC approved…

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Added by Don Knabe on August 5, 2011 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Pastor's Message: August 7, 2011

August 7, 2011

Readings for The Nineteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time: 1 Kgs 19:9a, 11-13a; Rom 9:1-5; Mt 14:22-33

 

After reflecting on the scriptures for this Sunday before I went to sleep, I…

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Added by Mary Star of the Sea on August 3, 2011 at 6:02pm — No Comments

Taste In San Pedro THIS WEEKEND!!

We want to know what you are looking forward most to at the Taste In San Pedro THIS WEEKEND! What do you think about the move from Pt. Fermin to Ports O' Call.

 

Added by Branimir Kvartuc on August 2, 2011 at 8:26pm — 1 Comment

Janice Hahn has front row seat for the return of Gabrielle Giffords

Recently elected Rep. from the 36th District, Janice Hahn of California stands behind Gabrielle Giffords of Arizona as she made a surprise return to Washington Monday to vote in favor of an agreement to raise the debt limit.

 

"I am so moved to have stood with my colleague, Gabby Giffords, in Congress today. , your courage and…

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Added by Branimir Kvartuc on August 1, 2011 at 6:30pm — No Comments

Lebron James visits the Boys and Girls Club in San Pedro

Lebron hangs out at the Boys and Girls Club in San Pedro!!

Added by Branimir Kvartuc on August 1, 2011 at 3:38pm — No Comments

Lebron James visits the Boys and Girls Club in San Pedro, donates $120,000

LeBron James made a surprise visit to the Boys and Girls Club of San Pedro on July 25, 2011. His Foundation donated $120,000 to the club. 

LeBron James' Q rating placed him in the top five most popular athletes in America before his decision to leave the Cavaliers and "take his talents to Miami. Since the one-hour ESPN special to inform the world of his decision, James' "brand" has suffered a sharp decline among basketball fans and sports aficionados.

However, Mike Lansing,…

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Added by Branimir Kvartuc on August 1, 2011 at 3:30pm — 1 Comment

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