Certificates of Recognition were awarded to eight founding sponsors of the South Pasadena Prayer Breakfast. From left: Cambria Tortorelli, Holy Family; Christy Zamani, Day One; Christian Warner, Athens Services; Michele Downing, Pacific Union International; Joan Shaw (for Ted and Joan Shaw); Georgia Dunn, Oneonta Congregational Church; Steve Norris (for Steve and Nancy Norris), Norris Realty Advisors; Jon Primuth (for Jon and Karin Primuth) Photos by Harry Yadav
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The 4th annual South Pasadena Prayer Breakfast was held Tuesday morning from 7 to 9 a.m. in Gray Hall at Oneonta Congregational Church.

Greg Boyle, a former pastor at Dolores Mission Church in Boyle Heights better known as the founder of Homeboy Industries, was this year’s guest speaker.

Homeboy Industries, which the reverend started in 1988, is the largest gang intervention, rehabilitation and reentry program in the world. Boyle’s success with the initiative has earned him such prestigious awards as the California Peace Prize and entry into the California Hall of Fame.

Catch the full story in this week’s print edition of The South Pasadena Review, 2.23.18. Never miss an issue of The South Pasadena Review. For subscription information click here.


Harry Yadav

Harry Yadav has served as the Editor of the South Pasadena Review since January of 2018. Born and raised in South Pasadena, Harry graduated from South Pasadena High School in 2012, where he played golf and basketball and wrote for the Tiger newspaper. In 2016, he earned his Bachelor of Arts in English Literature at The University of the South in Sewanee, Tennessee.

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