The Holy Name of Jesus parish in Redlands held a special installation Mass for its new administrator, Father Oscar Reynoso, at the Olive Avenue church on Jan. 3. Father Leonard de Pasquale (background), IMC, Vicar Forane of the San Bernardino Vicariate, presided at the Mass. Fr. Reynoso holds a plaque made in the Holy Land that was given to him at the Mass by the Arabic Catholic Community of the diocese. He was also presented with a gold ring engraved with the parish logo as a gift from the people of The Holy Name of Jesus.
Auxiliary Bishop Rutilio del Riego celebrated Mass at St. Margaret Mary Parish in Chino on Sept. 8 to dedicate a new marble altar what was donated for the parish church.
By Kristiannel Atienza and Evelyn Marquez
RANCHO CUCAMONGA—Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Rancho Cucamonga had its Parish Feast Day on June 8 in celebration of the Feast of Sacred Heart. Father Benedict Nwachukwu-Udaku, pastor of the parish, along with the Festival Committee members and ministries offered a fun, community-inviting and graceful multicultural festival. Father Edward Molumby opened our day with a prayer, invoking the presence of the Holy Spirit.
By Andres Rivera
CORONA—Long time parishioners and new families celebrated the 40th Anniversary of St. Matthew Parish’s founding with a two-day festival held Sept. 14-15 at the Corona parish.
Parish ministries rallied to tie the annual Summer Festival the parish holds to the anniversary.
Our Lady of Guadalupe Sanctuary parishioners, supporters and friends gathered to celebrate a groundbreaking ceremony for a new permanent church at the Mecca parish Sept. 21. The new church, which will seat 1,100, will replace the sprung building that was erected at the Mecca parish in 2008.