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COVID vaccines for priests

COVID vaccines part of LA priests’ front-line pandemic work

LA priest wearing a face mask

The clergy of the Archdiocese of Los Angeles (ADLA) are far from immune to the challenges of securing coronavirus vaccines these days.

Msgr. John Moretta of Resurrection Church in Boyle Heights can tell his story now with some sense of humor.

The 79-year-old laughs when he tells people that he was “hoping that when I went in, someone would ask for my ID to see if I could prove I was over 65 … but no one did.”

But getting there wasn’t all that amusing to him. He tried registering online, only to see his information wiped from the form time and again as he tried to get an appointment for his first shot.

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