Catholic communities from throughout the Diocese showed their strong Marian devotion in October with many special observances to mark the 100th Anniversary of the final apparition of Our Lady of Fatima.
PALM SPRINGS—Our Lady of Solitude Church in Palm Springs invites all to celebrate the visit of Our Lady of Saint John of the Lakes to the parish Oct. 19-22.
By Mary Huber
ALTA LOMA—While our country continues the ongoing controversy surrounding the moral, legal and religious issue of abortion, the indisputable fact remains that an unborn baby’s heart beats after 18 days.
Our Lady of Soledad Parish in Coachella celebrated the beginning of construction of its new church building with a groundbreaking ceremony and blessing.
By Natalie Romano
PALM DESERT—The life of the nation’s oldest man, Clarence “Larry” Matthews, was celebrated at Sacred Heart Church in Palm Desert with a Mass of Resurrection on Sept. 2.
In a year that has been filled with centennial celebrations of the apparition of Our Lady of Fatima, the only parish in the Diocese with an outdoor shrine to her will have a big one.