“The Hispanic community is bringing our numbers up”
With 1.7 million Catholics, San Bernardino diocese says it's 5th largest in U.S.

Looking at the list of America’s most populous dioceses, you see Catholic bastions like New York, Los Angeles, Boston and Chicago. Right behind those “big four” on the latest list is the Diocese of San Bernardino. At 1,740,655 Catholics,

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2019-12-19T18:08:01-08:00December 19th, 2019|Categories: California Diocese News|Tags: |2 Comments

Pope names new coadjutor bishop for San Bernardino
Bishop Alberto Rojas, an auxiliary bishop of Chicago, will succeed Bishop Gerald Barnes

Pope Francis Monday named Bishop Alberto Rojas, an auxiliary bishop of Chicago, to be coadjutor of the Diocese of San Bernardino, California, and serve alongside Bishop Gerald Barnes until Barnes’ retirement. As coadjutor, Rojas will assist Bishop Gerald Barnes

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2019-12-04T10:48:10-08:00December 3rd, 2019|Categories: Church life|Tags: |5 Comments

Knights of Columbus surprise San Bernardino parish with $20,000 gift

Facing the large financial hurdle of buying a new heating and air conditioning system, the parishioners of St. Bernardine Parish were greatly surprised when Grand Knight Carlos Avalos and Knight of Columbus Bruce Ewing of Council 4488 presented a gift

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2019-04-03T20:16:30-07:00April 4th, 2019|Categories: Church life|Tags: |1 Comment

Guatemalans make it to Coachella Valley

The following comes from a Dec. 20 story in the Inland Catholic Byte, a publication of the San Bernardino diocese. Beginning in late October, the Diocese began receiving mostly Guatemalan migrants at locations in the lower Coachella Valley, transported by

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2018-12-29T12:59:30-08:00December 30th, 2018|Categories: Immigration|Tags: , , |1 Comment

Newest seminarians for San Bernardino diocese

Joaquin Oliveros, Larry Curtis and Demitri Chuzel arrived at St. Junipero Serra House of Formation in August as the newest seminarians in the Diocese of San Bernardino. The three men bring the total number of Diocesan seminarians to 34. They

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2019-01-30T12:55:01-08:00November 16th, 2018|Categories: California Diocese News|Tags: , |2 Comments

‘Poverty Simulation’

The following comes from an October 6 Inland Catholic Byte article: SAN BERNARDINO — Catholic Charities San Bernardino-Riverside is hosting a Poverty Simulation at the Diocesan Pastoral Center on Friday, November 18. The Poverty Simulation is designed to help people better

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2016-10-06T09:27:20-07:00October 6th, 2016|Categories: Other News|Tags: , , |7 Comments

New Catholic high school to open in Temecula

The following comes from an October 24 My Valley News article: TEMECULA – Prayers for the opening of a high school in the Temecula Valley have been answered. After years of research and the recent completion of a feasibility study,

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