Mon, Sep

Bishop Gerald Barnes celebrated a special Mass and crowning of Mary in honor of Our Lady of Fatima on May 17th at Our Lady of the Rosary Cathedral in San Bernardino. “We pray for hope. We don’t believe in hope as something for the future, but believe in hope today,” Bishop Barnes told the community gathered at the Cathedral.

On Saturday, May 13th, St. Junipero Serra House of Formation Seminary officially installed its new rector, Father Jorge Garcia. Over 300 guests joined Bishop Gerald Barnes and the seminarian community for the liturgy and reception of the installation of Father Jorge Garcia.

Over 200 people gathered at the Pastoral Center to attend the 2017 Behavioral Conference, presented by the Department of Life, Dignity and Justice. A variety of workshops were offered that covered topics such as mental illness, addictions, holistic healing through the power of acceptance, and caring for individuals with Dementia/Alzheimer’s.

The Superior Court of California of the County of San Bernardino hosted a Court Clergy Conference at the Diocesan Pastoral Center on May 3rd.  The Conference titled “Courts & Kids & Clergy: Children in the Court System in San Bernardino County” was designed to open up communication between the court system and the faith community. The day offered presentations on child custody, abuse, school attendance, foster care, juvenile probation, and immigration.

More Articles ...