JERUSALEM, ISRAEL—Auxiliary Bishop Emeritus Rutilio del Riego was one of 10 Hispanic bishops from the United States to make a Pilgrimage for Peace in the Holy Land January 18-27.
Father David Andel shares his sabbatical experience of 2017 and provides a background on this important period of rest for both clergy and laity
By Fr. David Andel
Mahatma Gandhi once said, “There is more to life than merely increasing its speed.”
In a mid-January ruling, a judge from the Ninth Circuit Federal Court of Appeals ruled that while the case on the constitutionality of President Trump’s rescinding of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program is being adjudicated, the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) must accept DACA renewal applications.
By Lynne De La Torre
LOS ANGELES—On the morning of Janury 20th, the crowds of people began to gather around the train station in Fontana holding Pro Life banners and OneLife LA gear. Friendly smiles and warm welcomes were shared amongst parishioners from St. Mary’s Church in Fontana and other neighboring parishes of the Diocese as they prepared to board the train.
By Marge Bitetti
ADELANTO—Catholics of the Diocese joined Bishop Gerald Barnes in the High Desert on January 14 to pray in solidarity with and for migrants.