Monsignor John Ryan and Father Patricio Guillen, two longtime priests of the Diocese known for their work in parish ministry, social justice and care for the sick and dying, were called home to God in January after months of declining health.
Deacon Ralph Vicente Partida, 79, was called to his eternal rest on January 12, 2019.
Born on October 17, 1939, he was baptized on January 14, 1940 at Our Lady of Guadalupe, Chino.
Deacon Rudy Rangel Ybarra, 88, was called to his eternal rest on January 10, 2019.
Born on April 7, 1930, he was baptized on June 8, 1930 at Our Lady of Guadalupe Shrine, Riverside.
Rev. Edward Cardoza, 87, was called to his eternal rest on November 25 in Riverside.
Born March 21, 1931 in Berkeley to Joseph and Mary (Azevedo) Cardoza, he was baptized April 12, 1931 in St. Ambrose Church, Berkeley
Fr. John Gorman, 87, was called to his eternal rest on May 15 in San Diego.
Born on July 6, 1930 in Brooklyn, New York to Daniel and Mary Gorman, he was baptized on July 27, 1930 in Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church, Brooklyn.
Fr. James Moore, 73, was called to his eternal rest on May 3 at a Hemet hospice facility.
Fr. Moore was born on April 30, 1945 in Denver, Colorado to Clessen and Doris Moore. He was baptized on September 1, 1967 at Blessed Sacrament Parish in San Diego.