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By Andres Rivera
Staff Writer

CHINO HILLS—Walking along to the sound of drums, the crowd took their places behind an image of the Santo Niño de Cebu raised on a platform covered with roses. Parishioners at St. Paul the Apostle Parish, Chino Hills processed from the church entrance into the parking lot.

Read more: Filipino Catholics keep Santo Niño devotion alive

By Deacon Ed Clark

RANCHO CUCAMONGA—Sacred Heart Church in Rancho Cucamonga took on a new look the First Sunday of Advent, when this season of hope and preparation also became a time to remember and to celebrate. 

Read more: Rancho Cucamonga parish dedicates ministry center to late deacon

By Andres Rivera
Staff Writer

CORONA—Members of St. Mary Magdalene Parish, Corona filled the church beyond its capacity to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the parish’s founding on Oct. 18. 

 Founding members and leaders throughout the parish’s history came to mark the special occasion. In his homily, Bishop Gerald Barnes applauded the community for its strong bonds and invited them to continue working to impact the surrounding community through the good works of the parish community.

Read more: St. Mary Magdalene, Corona celebrates 25th anniversary

Bishop Gerald Barnes and Father Tom Burdick broke ground during a formal blessing of the site of the new Blessed Teresa of Calcutta church building in Winchester on Jan. 10. The parish received a grading permit from Riverside County on Jan. 29 and was scheduled to begin grading work on the site Feb. 2

By Van Hoang

MORENO VALLEY—“This month is for being thankful.  This is an opportunity for us to express gratitude for our priests, break-in the Christmas spirit and a way to show thanks.”

 With these thoughts, Jim Velarde of the 3rd Degree Knights of Columbus from the Arrowhead Desert Valley Chapter, council number 8728, kicked off the Second Annual Priest Appreciation Dinner at St. Christopher Parish, Moreno Valley on Nov. 29. 

Read more: St. Christopher parishioners gather again for priest appreciation dinner

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