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By Malie Hudson

Blessed Oscar Romero StatueEASTVALE—The Catholic Community of Blessed Oscar Romero in Eastvale celebrated the unveiling of a new statue of their patron on March 18. 

 A family visiting from El Salvador during the 10:30 am Mass assisted Father Patrick Kirsch, Pastor, in unveiling the statue of Blessed Oscar Romero, a martyr who spent his life advocating for the poor and speaking out against social injustices in El Salvador until his assassination on March 24, 1980. He was beatified on May 23, 2015 by Pope Francis.

Read more: Growing new Eastvale parish unveils statue of patron, Blessed Oscar Romero

By Marge Bitetti

CHINO—A few years ago a group of Third Order Franciscans heard a talk by Rt. Rev. Alexei Smith, a noted speaker on interrelation and ecumenical affairs from the Archdiocese of Los Angeles. 

Read more: Echoing a historical meeting, interreligious dialogue takes flight at Chino parish

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