In the Coachella Valley, the Diocese reengages its ministry to Central American migrants

 The Diocese of San Bernardino is one of several Catholic entities located near the southern border of the United States that is addressing the ongoing migration crisis as federal immigration officials are again calling on the Church to provide transitional help to asylum seekers arriving from Central America.

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A diocesan volunteer describes her experience in the Coachella Valley with a Central American family seeking asylum in the United States

By Cristina Mendez

 The first lady I welcomed into the shelter was teary-eyed and scared; clearly affected as she processed all that she had experienced.

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SAN BERNARDINO—The last-minute directive from the Vatican not to vote on proposed reforms addressing clergy sexual abuse was, indeed, stunning and unexpected but it did not stop U.S. Bishops from making progress on the issue during their Fall gathering in Baltimore, according to Bishop Gerald Barnes.

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Ted Drennan

YUCAIPA—After having completed their seminary studies, Ted Drennan and Juan Lopez were ordained as transitional deacons in a Mass celebrated by Bishop Gerald Barnes on December 15 at St. Frances Xavier Cabrini Church in Yucaipa.

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