When Father Paul Schmidt, SVD, told his fellow Sir Knights of Monsignor Flanagan Assembly 0059, Riverside, that it had been almost 10 years without a U.S. flag flying over the nearby Divine Word Seminary Retreat Center, they were determined to correct this situation as a part of their patriotic duty.
SAN BERNARDINO—The Annual Diocesan Awards made room for a new category on May 19 as Bishop Gerald Barnes added his Episcopal Amar Es Entregarse Award to the proceedings.
DALLAS, TX—In tribute to her national leadership in catechesis, Maria Sedano received the F. Sadlier Dinger Award from the noted publisher of religious education and Catholic school texts and resources on May 22.
SAN BERNARDINO—Custody battles, juvenile crime, truancy, abuse and separation from family.
These are just some of the traumas impacting children and youth in the Diocese that involve the court system.
By Anna Hamilton
Only 20 days after the North Park Elementary shootings, we found ourselves with another death in the neighborhood. As families were attending local churches on Sunday morning, April 30, a young adult is enjoying time with some friends and family around the corner from his home. Andrew Martinez, age 22, of San Bernardino, lived his life with the hopes of making a better life for his mom, brothers, and family.