RIVERSIDE—When thousands of Hispanic Catholics gathered beneath the cross at the top of Mount Rubidoux on Dec. 8 as part of their procession to celebrate the Feast Day of Our Lady of Guadalupe, some may have wondered if it would be the last year they would make this procession.
By Andres Rivera
SAN BERNARDINO—Heralded by the sounds of large drums and gongs, relics of the Vietnamese Martyrs were welcomed into the sanctuary during the Vietnamese Martyrs Mass held Nov. 17 at the Del Rosa site of Our Lady of Hope parish in San Bernardino.
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Priests can have a crazy sense of style.
Priests can hang out with professional athletes.
Priests are the spiritual anchor of their community when disaster strikes.
RIVERSIDE—Holy Hands Catholic Deaf Ministry, a ministry for the deaf and hard of hearing in the diocese, continued its Year of Faith workshop series with an Advent retreat in American Sign Language (ASL) on Nov. 30 and Dec. 1 at St. Catherine of Alexandria, Riverside.
By Anne Alhadef
This Year of Faith that we have entered provides us with a special opportunity to not only take a closer look at our faith and grow in it, but to share it with others.
There are many ways to share our faith with others, but something Pope Benedict XVI wrote in his Apostolic Letter Porta Fidei stood out in particular.
SAN BERNARDINO—The Diocese of San Bernardino will hold its Seventh Annual Migration Mass at Our Lady of the Rosary Cathedral, 2525 N. Arrowhead, San Bernardino on Sunday, January 20 at 3 pm.
This year marks the Tenth anniversary of the joint U.S. and Mexican Bishops’ pastoral, “Strangers No Longer: Together on the Journey of Hope.” This pastoral letter forms the basis of our bishops’ stance on comprehensive immigration reform. Based on scripture and Catholic Social Teaching, the bishops outlined these principles in their pastoral letter of 2003:
By Marie Widmann
YUCAIPA—On Saturday, January 19 at St. Frances Xavier Cabrini Church in Yucaipa the Catholic Schools of the Diocese of San Bernardino will be honored in a Mass in Thanksgiving for the Gift of Life. The Diocesan Office of Catholic Schools, principals, teachers, students and parents will be acknowledged for their crucial contributions to advancing Respect for Human Life through formation and acts of charity. The Mass begins at 10 a.m.