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Los Angeles Archbishop Gomez Visits Loyola High School

On December 8, Loyola high School in Los Angeles was honored to have Archbishop José Gomez visit campus and concelebrate the Feast of the Immaculate Conception Mass with Loyola's Jesuit community. Students, administration, faculty, and staff filled Xavier Center to capacity as they attended the Mass in honor of the Blessed Mother. From left to right, Deacon Derek A. Brown, theology teacher; Rev. Brian Castaneda, priest secretary/master of ceremonies to the Archbishop; Fr. Wayne Negrete, SJ, Loyola High School Community superior and co-director of adult spirituality; Most Reverend Jose A. Gomez, Archbishop; Fr. Gregory A. Goethals, SJ, ’73, Loyola High School president; Fr.. John Quinn, SJ, photography teacher; Fr. Gerald F. Hudson, SJ, math teacher and member of the Community Service Department; and Fr. Stephen A. Barber, SJ, director of cura personalis.





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