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.
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.
By Dorothy Garcia
VICTORVILLE—As we observe this Jubilee Year of Mercy, Holy Innocents Parish Community immersed itself in the Tijuana Mission Outreach Program.
By Malie Hudson
RIVERSIDE—Thousands of rosaries made by a creative group of dedicated volunteers from several parishes in the Diocese have made their way to many people around the globe.
St. Jude’s Wire Benders, as they call themselves, gather in a little cottage in Riverside every Wednesday to carry out this ministry of faith and artistry.
SAN BERNARDINO—Our Lady of the Assumption Youth and Young Adult Ministry hosted a Walk for Life in San Bernardino on April 30. It began with a morning prayer service at the Pregnancy and Family Resource Center of San Bernardino, which had invited the OLA ministry to host the Walk.
“Do small things with great love.”
“Moving from silence to service.”
The spirituality of St. Teresa of Calcutta echoed in the minds of 20 parishioners from the Winchester parish that bears her name. Led by Father Tom Burdick, their pastor, they processed through no less than eight Holy Doors of Mercy at churches in and around Rome.
In the Easter Season characterizing new life three parishes in the Diocese will celebrate new digs the weekend of April 23-24.