Religion

  • All Hallows Academy: Pursuit of excellence in education in La Jolla/San Diego County

    All Hallows Academy: Pursuit of excellence in education in La Jolla/San Diego County

    — BUSINESS SPOTLIGHT: Jill Platt, principal of All Hallows Academy in La Jolla, knows the value of Catholic education. She’s been involved in it for more than 20 years, including the last five at the TK (Transitional Kindergarten)-through eighth-grade school on Nautilus Street that opened way back...

  • La Jolla church opens 100-year-old time capsule

    La Jolla church opens 100-year-old time capsule

    As part of its centennial celebration last weekend, the Congregational Church of La Jolla removed its 100-year-old cornerstone on Aug. 5, 2016 which was set in place when the church was dedicated in 1916 at 1216 Cave St. in La Jolla. Under the cornerstone, current church members unearthed a mason...

  • 100 Years Strong: Congregational Church of La Jolla to mark centennial

    100 Years Strong: Congregational Church of La Jolla to mark centennial

    The Congregational Church of La Jolla is celebrating its 100th anniversary this month and to affirm the 1216 Cave St. parish as a place of worship for the next 100 years, devotees are planning a day of re-dedication starting at 10:30 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 7. Although the fellowship began offering services...

  • Local church to host Infant Jesus statue enthronement

    Local church to host Infant Jesus statue enthronement

    The Catholic congregation at Mary, Star of the Sea Church will celebrate the arrival of a new Infant Jesus of Prague statue, 6 p.m. Saturday, July 16 with an enthronement ceremony officiated by the Bishop of San Diego, Robert McElroy, at 7669 Girard Ave. in the Village. The event will include a...

  • La Jolla Democratic Club to host Islamic speaker Sunday, Jan. 10

    La Jolla Democratic Club to host Islamic speaker Sunday, Jan. 10

    With the intent of providing an open and informative forum about Muslims and the religion of Islam, the La Jolla Democratic Club will host Imam Taha Hassane from the Islamic Center of San Diego, as the keynote speaker at its 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 10, 2016 meeting in the Community Room of La Jolla...

  • Mary, Star of the Sea: Daily Mass and ministries for all

    Mary, Star of the Sea: Daily Mass and ministries for all

    One of La Jolla's most photographed and treasured buildings is the white Spanish Mission-style Mary, Star of the Sea Catholic Church on Girard Avenue. Although the main church building is 77 years old, it’s possible to imagine it existing 250 years ago when the Franciscan friars built California’s...

  • La Jolla Presbyterian Church: Making the community a better place

    La Jolla Presbyterian Church: Making the community a better place

    • La Jolla’s Faith Communities: Editor’s Note: This is the first in a new bi-monthly La Jolla Light series examining the various faith communities in our town and the people within them. Reporter Linda Hutchison and photographer Milan Kovacevic will take us into the familiar buildings for insight...

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