MURRIETA—Catholics in the Temecula Valley who were brought up in the Anglican tradition have become part of a Roman Catholic community under the jurisdiction of a non-territorial diocese created specifically for those who share that background.
As we continue our walk of Mercy, we are reminded money must serve, not rule! The Pope asks us all to help, respect, and promote mercy: “Not to share one’s wealth with others is to steal from them and to take away their livelihood. “It is not our own goods which we hold . . .”
By Mary Huber
Senate Bill 320 is a highly controversial and one-sided bill that would require public colleges and universities in California to provide abortion-inducing medication.
By Marge Bitetti
SAN BERNARDINO—In 1998 Bishop Gerald Barnes had the wisdom to establish the Ministry Formation Institute (MFI) with the goal of providing the Diocese with educated and trained leaders for the numerous ministries in the region.
By Abraham Joven
SACRAMENTO—On April 24, a group of religious and lay Catholics from the Diocese traveled to Sacramento to support the California Catholic Conference’s annual Catholic Advocacy Day. This event is meant to have Catholic faithful engage their legislators by presenting positions that align with Catholic values on various public policy measures.
PALM DESERT—After a one-year hiatus the Bishop’s Dinner returned to the Diocese on April 7 at the J.W. Marriott Desert Springs Resort in Palm Desert.