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It was quarterback Robert De La Cruz of Cathedral who entered Friday's game at Nordhoff with the sterling reputation. But it was running back Jessie Hawkins of Nordhoff who came through with the record-breaking performance. The senior rushed for a school-record 302 yards and five touchdowns in 34 carries to spark the fourth-seeded Rangers to a 41-27 victory over previously undefeated Cathedral in the Southern Section Division XI semifinals.
June 28, 2009
A private funeral for actress Farrah Fawcett will be held Tuesday at the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels in downtown Los Angeles. Church officials say the service is scheduled for 4 p.m. Fawcett, best known for her role in the TV series "Charlie's Angels," died Thursday of a rare cancer. She was 62.
November 13, 2010
Funeral services for producer Dino De Laurentiis will be held at 1:30 p.m. Monday at the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels, 555 W. Temple St., Los Angeles. His family requests that mourners wear red, his favorite color, a spokesman said. De Laurentiis, a fabled Hollywood figure who produced more than 160 films, including the Federico Fellini classic "La Strada" and the 1976 remake of "King Kong," died Wednesday at his Beverly Hills home. He was 91.
The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Los Angeles, trying to close a $4.3-million deficit, is laying off scores of workers and closing headquarters operations that handle antiabortion activities and outreach ministries to college students, people with disabilities and gays and lesbians, officials confirmed Wednesday. As recently as a month ago, church officials said they could close the deficit without layoffs. The cuts come two weeks after the opening of the $189-million Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels in downtown Los Angeles.
December 11, 2010 | By Esmeralda Bermudez, Los Angeles Times
Two years ago, Andrea Soto's breathless voice was the faintest in the choir. She wore a wig to hide her scalp ? bare from months of chemotherapy ? and forced herself to smile and keep up with the lyrics. After all, this was a time to say thank you. For many Latino Catholics across Los Angeles, the second week of December is about paying tribute to the mother of God, La Virgen de Guadalupe . They set up altars with lights and roses in their homes, parade in colorful street processions and awake before sunrise each Dec. 12 to serenade the virgin at local churches.
December 1, 2008 | TIMES WIRE REPORTS
African drums boomed and pipe organ music swelled as the Cathedral of St. John the Divine opened for worship after years of cleanup from a 2001 fire that struck the world's largest Gothic cathedral. The cathedral's 98-year-old Skinner organ was played for the first time since the Dec. 18, 2001, fire at the church that is the spiritual home of the Episcopal Diocese of New York. Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton and firefighters who had battled the blaze joined church officials and 3,800 parishioners at the rededication service.
September 6, 2008 | Jia-Rui Chong, Times Staff Writer
To the sounds of "Amazing Grace" and the soft sobs of mourners, pallbearers Friday rolled three white caskets draped in white cloth down the aisle of the Cathedral of Our Lady of Angels in downtown Los Angeles. The coffins carried the bodies of three siblings -- the only children of Antonio and Janis Cordova -- all killed in a high-speed crash last week in Eagle Rock. Family members, friends and fellow students nearly filled the cathedral's pews for the funeral of Cristyn Nicole Cordova, 19, who was pregnant; Toni Marie Cordova, 16, and Andrew Cordova, 15. Cristyn's unborn son, who also died in the crash, was to be named Carlos Antonio Campos, according to the program for the service.
November 9, 1986 | LARRY KENDRICK
Cathedral 18, St. Genevieve 17--Javier Lopez's two-point conversion run with 21 seconds left in the game capped a Cathedral rally in a Santa Fe League game at Cathedral. The Phantoms started their game-winning drive on the St. Genevieve 25 after a bad snap on a St. Genevieve punt. Lopez hit Daniel Lorenzo with a 20-yard pass, and then ran five yards for the touchdown. St. Genevieve (3-5, 1-4 in league) led 17-3 after three quarters.
April 19, 1988 | Associated Press
The remains of Pope Celestine V, who resigned in 1294 after a five-month papacy, were stolen Sunday night from the cathedral in the city of L'Aquila, authorities said Monday.
October 7, 1985 | Associated Press
A new assistant bishop for the nation's largest Episcopal diocese was ordained in a ceremony at a Roman Catholic cathedral attended by Catholic, Protestant and Greek Orthodox leaders. The Rev. David Elliot Johnson, 52, will become the 14th bishop of the diocese when the Rt. Rev. John B. Coburn retires next year. Johnson was installed Saturday before more than 2,500 people who packed the Cathedral of the Holy Cross.
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