ONTARIO—The Office of Catholic Schools presented awards at its 18th annual banquet held Feb. 3 at the Doubletree Hotel in Ontario. Below is a summary of awards and recipients.
Our Lady of Perpetual Help School in Riverside hosted the annual Diocesan Spelling Bee on February 6. Congratulations to our participating schools and their contestants. Winner Isidro Jiz (center), St. Thomas the Apostle; Runner-Up Darissa Pertler (third from right), Sacred Heart, Palm Desert; Lucas Spear, Our Lady of Perpetual Help, Indio; Naomi Colinayo, St. Edward; Zayra Carrillo, St. James; Catalina McCarron, St. Catherine of Alexandria; Zach Martin, Our Lady of Perpetual Help, Riverside.
Father Tomás Guillén reflects on his first year as chaplain of the Aquinas High School football team
By Fr. Tomás Guillén
SAN BERNARDINO—Waking up to an alarm in the early morning always makes me think twice of what is happening that day and why it’s so early.
SAN BERNARDINO—For the second straight year supporters of San Bernardino’s two Catholic elementary schools came together to reflect on a year of accomplishments at the State of San Bernardino Catholic Elementary Schools (SBCES) event.
RIVERSIDE—Our Lady of Perpetual Help School in Riverside is excited to share our adventures in Caring for Creation as we promote “Jesus is our rock!”
The 30 Catholic schools of the Diocese are joining in the national observance of Catholic Schools Week January 28–February 3. This year’s theme, “Catholic Schools: Learn. Serve. Lead. Succeed,” focuses on the important spiritual, academic and societal contributions provided by a Catholic education.
“...you also, as living stones, are being built up as a spiritual house for a holy priesthood, to offer up spiritual sacrifices acceptable to God through Jesus Christ.” - 1 Peter 2:5
TEMECULA—We have heard the reference to “living stones” in scripture several times. It almost seems like an oxymoron. How can stones be living?