SAN BERNARDINO—39 ministers graduated from the diocesan Continuing Ministry Formation Program (CMFP) on June 23 at Our Lady of the Rosary Cathedral in San Bernardino.

 The CMFP program is a three to five year enrichment program as well as a credential programs for coordinators of ministries to prepare them to serve the Church as lay ecclesial ministers supporting the pastor or pastoral coordinator in enacting the parish and diocesan vision.

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Twelve men tell their stories as they prepare to be Ordained

By Malie Hudson

 On August 24, Bishop Gerald Barnes will ordain 12 men as one of the largest diaconate classes in the Diocese’s 41-year history. 

 The deacon candidates come from diverse backgrounds and represent four of the six vicariates. As they approach Ordination day, the men reflected on their journey to the Permanent Diaconate.

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Part One | Part Two | Part Three | Part Five

Twelve men tell their stories as they prepare to be Ordained

By Malie Hudson

 On August 24, Bishop Gerald Barnes will ordain 12 men as one of the largest diaconate classes in the Diocese’s 41-year history. 

 The deacon candidates come from diverse backgrounds and represent four of the six vicariates. As they approach Ordination day, the men reflected on their journey to the Permanent Diaconate.

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Twelve men tell their stories as they prepare to be Ordained

 

By Malie Hudson

 On August 24, Bishop Gerald Barnes will ordain 12 men as one of the largest diaconate classes in the Diocese’s 41-year history. 

 The deacon candidates come from diverse backgrounds and represent four of the six vicariates. As they approach Ordination day, the men reflected on their journey to the Permanent Diaconate.

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Part One | Part Three | Part Four | Part Five

Twelve men tell their stories as they prepare to be Ordained

By Malie Hudson

  On August 24, Bishop Gerald Barnes will ordain 12 men as one of the largest diaconate classes in the Diocese’s 41-year history. 

 The deacon candidates come from diverse backgrounds and represent four of the six vicariates. As they approach Ordination day, the men reflected on their journey to the Permanent Diaconate.

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Part Two | Part Three | Part Four | Part Five

Twelve men tell their stories as they prepare to be Ordained

By Malie Hudson

 On August 24, Bishop Gerald Barnes will ordain 12 men as one of the largest diaconate classes in the Diocese’s 41-year history. 

 The deacon candidates come from diverse backgrounds and represent four of the six vicariates. As they approach Ordination day, the men reflected on their journey to the Permanent Diaconate.

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SAN BERNARDINO—Nearly a decade ago, Mario and Paola Martinez began what they thought was a temporary job in marriage ministry for the Diocese of San Bernardino.

 They’d work for a few months as Communications Skills Coordinators, helping to mentor married or soon-to-be-married couples. 

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