Anglican Ordinariate establishes presence in San Bernardino diocese

Catholics in the Temecula Valley who were brought up in the Anglican tradition have become part of a Roman Catholic community under the jurisdiction of a non-territorial diocese created specifically for those who share that background. Holy Martyrs of England

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2018-05-02T13:13:21-07:00May 2nd, 2018|Categories: California Diocese News|Tags: , |9 Comments

Veneration of relics draws over a thousand devotees in San Bernardino diocese

The stream of reverent devotees was nonstop at Queen of Angels Church in Riverside on March 14 as hundreds turned out to venerate the relics of Saint Padre Pio. The day of veneration culminated with an evening Mass, celebrated by

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2018-04-04T15:34:41-07:00April 4th, 2018|Categories: California Diocese News, Church life|Tags: , |2 Comments

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 talk, Bishop Barnes explained the

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St. Padre Pio relics to tour San Bernardino diocese

Catholic churches in San Bernardino and Riverside will play host to official relics of St. Padre Pio in March as part of a U.S. tour commemorating the 50th Anniversary of his death. The Saint Pio Foundation wrote Bishop Gerald Barnes

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2019-10-07T10:53:03-07:00February 6th, 2018|Categories: California Diocese News, Spirituality and Faith|Tags: , |0 Comments

How a Redlands Catholic church got twenty people to come back to the faith

“We are here for you,” Deacon Mike Bellinder explains as he makes eye contact with those seated around a large wooden table. Looking back at him are men and women of different ages and backgrounds in a small, private room

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2017-07-28T06:58:41-07:00July 28th, 2017|Categories: Church life|Tags: , |0 Comments

Criminal case against Father Linton dismissed

Life Legal Defense Foundation Senior Staff Counsel Allison Aranda was in court yesterday on behalf of Father James Linton, the Anglican priest who was arrested outside of a San Bernardino Planned Parenthood on October 7, 2016. At no time was

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St. James Parish in Perris breaks ground on long awaited new church

It’s been at least 25 years in the making but St. James Parish is finally building a new church just east of Perris city limits. A ceremonial groundbreaking ceremony took place on March 11 and initial grading work at the

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2017-05-02T08:04:54-07:00May 2nd, 2017|Categories: Church life|Tags: , , |5 Comments

San Bernardino bishop to receive national award for lay ministry

In the year of his Silver Jubilee, Bishop Gerald Barnes is being honored nationally for one of the hallmarks of his Episcopacy – lay formation. On June 2, Bishop Barnes will receive the Gaudium et Spes Award from the National

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