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PERRIS—It’s been at least 25 years in the making but St. James Parish is finally building a new church just east of Perris city limits.

 A ceremonial groundbreaking ceremony took place on March 11 and initial grading work at the Dunlap Drive property began in April. In a year, the parish hopes to be worshipping in its spacious new 1,500 seat church.

Read more: St. James Parish breaks ground on long awaited new church

RIVERSIDE—After more than 45 years of leadership at St. Andrew’s Newman Center Parish in Riverside the Dominican Friars Province of the Most Holy Name of Jesus announced that they will be leaving the Diocese of San Bernardino.

Read more: Dominican Order announces departure from St. Andrew Newman Center

CORONA—“If you paint it, they will come.”

 This slight twist on the famous line from the movie “Field of Dreams” might have been echoing in Father Gerry De Luney’s mind when he decided to have a giant mural of Our Lady of Guadalupe painted on the back of his church.

Read more: Corona pastor commissions giant mural of Our Lady of Guadalupe

RIALTO—Bishop Gerald Barnes has entrusted the pastoral care of St. Catherine of Siena Parish in Rialto to The Society of the Divine Word Missionaries (SVD) – Western Province, a religious order with an extensive track record of parish leadership in the Diocese.

Read more: SVD Order to take leadership of St. Catherine of Siena Parish

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