RIVERSIDE—After months of parish level consultation and outreach, the Diocese will convene a gathering of more than a thousand people at Riverside City College on August 19 to discuss the important role of Hispanic people in the Catholic Church.
On August 12 at St. Paul the Apostle Church in Chino Hills ten men have petitioned to be ordained to the Permanent Diaconate in the Diocese of San Bernardino. As they approach this new journey in faith, the candidates discuss their calling and their hopes for the future.
By John Andrews
Father Zhaojun “Jerome” Bai, S.V.D., has Catholic roots as deep as many Westerners. His family, belonging to the tribe that made up the last dynasty to rule China before it came under communist control, practiced the faith freely until the revolution of 1911.
By Mary Jansen
Bishop Gerald Barnes led a delegation of Catholics from the Diocese of San Bernardino to Orlando, Florida July 1-4 for the historic and wide-ranging Convocation of Catholic Leaders.
The Diocese celebrated in May the fifth class or graduates from its Certificate Program in Pastoral Care, a collaborative effort with Loyola Marymount University Extension.