Bishop Gerald Barnes

Bishop Gerald Barnes announces plans to resign
San Bernardino bishop is one year away from reaching mandatory retirement age

Bishop Gerald Barnes, who has led the Diocese of San Bernardino for 23 years, announced Wednesday, Aug. 7, that he will be resigning next June, on his 75th birthday, as church law requires.

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Bishop Gerald Barnes announces plans to resign
San Bernardino bishop is one year away from reaching mandatory retirement age
2019-08-08T08:35:38-07:00

San Bernardino Bishop: Trump Administration immigration policy is an attack on the family

The following is an excerpt from a recent writing of Bishop Gerald Barnes of San Bernardino:

We are called to take notice of and respond to specific situations and challenges that impact family life.

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San Bernardino Bishop: Trump Administration immigration policy is an attack on the family2018-06-05T00:59:39-07:00

San Bernardino bishop invites parish input on his successor

With his mandatory retirement just two-and-a-half years away, Bishop Gerald Barnes used this year’s Combined Vicariate meetings to ask the leadership and staffs of diocesan parishes to ponder this question.

As part of his keynote

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San Bernardino bishop invites parish input on his successor2019-08-08T11:11:42-07:00

San Bernardino bishop: “A year before I was to be ordained a priest, I was kicked out”

Hundreds of youth from across the Diocese enthusiastically gathered at St. Junipero Serra House of Formation in Grand Terrace on October 14 to celebrate Bishop Gerald Barnes’ 25th Episcopal Anniversary. 

Youth and young

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San Bernardino bishop: “A year before I was to be ordained a priest, I was kicked out”2017-11-10T13:49:27-08:00

Here’s what Bishop Barnes learned during 25 years serving the San Bernardino diocese

Bishop Gerald R. Barnes is celebrating his 25th year of leadership in the Diocese of San Bernardino, which includes Riverside and San Bernardino counties. No current Roman Catholic bishop in the United States has led a

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Here’s what Bishop Barnes learned during 25 years serving the San Bernardino diocese2018-12-18T14:23:05-08:00