ONTARIO—As it reached the age of 50 on July 25, Blessed Paul VI’s Encyclical Humanae Vitae feels even more prophetic today than when it was released in the turbulent late 1960s.
By David C. Okonkwo
FONTANA—The Diocesan Ministry to Catholics of African Descent held its Third Annual Summer Retreat at the Fontana site of St. John XXIII Parish. This year’s title was “Be still and know that I am God.”
By Marge Bitetti
Each of the six Vicariates of the Diocese of San Bernardino held meetings at several parishes to join in prayer and solidarity with those who traveled to Dublin, Ireland to attend the World Meeting of Families August 21-26.
ADELANTO—“Who are we,” asked one detainee, “that the Church should visit us?”
Christ “has no hands, no feet on earth but yours”
St. Teresa of Avila
By Brenda Noriega
For us as Catholics, being a disciple and caring for people’s needs is not an option. Jesus commissioned the disciples to “Go, therefore, and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit, teaching them to observe all that I have commanded you. And behold, I am with you always, until the end of the age.” (Matthew 28: 19-20)
A pilot program in the Restorative Justice Ministry of the Diocese aims to help parolees re-enter society
By Natalie Romano
After 30 years behind bars, Doris Frey stood at the threshold of freedom and hesitated. Life on the outside was now a life unknown.