SANTA CLARA—For his empowerment of lay leaders through formation and his leadership in promoting the blessings of cultural diversity in the Church, Bishop Gerald Barnes has been honored with the Allen Figueroa Deck Award.
Diocesan and parish leaders beef up preparedness and security efforts following a series of criminal strikes against local churches
By Natalie Romano
A priest shot, a stained glass window smashed, a church set on fire, and a parish tagged with hate speech.
The Diocese stages first formal gathering in the state for local V Encuentro dialogue
By Ashley Elizabeth Limon
RIVERSIDE—More than 1,300 Catholics representing 52 parishes of the Diocese came together on August 19th for the local gathering of the V Encuentro at Riverside City College.
By Malie Hudson
Every Sunday around 2 p.m., children from the Syro-Malabar Catholic Community busily help their parents prepare for a liturgy celebrated completely in Malayalam, a language spoken predominantly in the Kerala region of India.
With the release of Pope Francis’ groundbreaking encyclical, Laudato Si, now more than two years past, Diocesan leaders are looking to give new, local life to the Holy Father’s call for responsible stewardship of the earth.