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  • He is Risen

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    “Behold, I make everything new”. (Rev 21: 5) Newness often makes us fearful, including the newness which God brings us, the newness which God asks of us. We are like the Apostles in the Gospel: often we would prefer to hold on to our own security, to stand in front of a tomb, to think […]

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  • Gerry O’Doherty Moves to Techny


    After many years serving the USW province Gerry O’Doherty is moving to Techny on the 19th of this month. Gerry has served the province in many capacities. He has been at Our Lady of Lourdes, Los Angeles as the associate pastor as well as the treasurer of the province. Gerry also served Our Lady of […]

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  • Rev. Joseph Scott, SVD Awarded

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    Joseph Scott has been awarded by the print and publishers association from Latin America for his commendable job in distributing Bibles. The award is in recognition for his collaboration with the Latin American publishers in distribution of the Bibles. Joseph Scott and MBVD is the biggest distributor of Spanish Bibles in the United States presently. […]

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  • MBVD at Religious Education Congress

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    Ministerio Biblico Verbo Divino (MBVD) in collaboration with the Editorial Verbo Divino, Spain had their exhibition at the Los Angeles Religious Education Congress which took place on February 23-26 at the Anaheim convention center. The many weeks and months of preparation and hard work by Joseph Scott and his staff were well received by thousands […]

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  • New Parish in San Bernardino Diocese

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    In the recent months we have been looking into the possibility of accepting another parish from the Diocese of San Bernardino. The bishop made a few offers. In the last two council meetings we discussed them and have accepted St. Catherine of Sienna Parish, Rialto. We would assume the responsibility of this parish from July […]

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  • KAIROS Reopened

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    Misioneros Laicos del Verbo Divino (MLVD) had the great reopening of their new Evangelization and Catholic Store Center Kairos on January 29, 2017. A large number of MLVD members and parishioners gathered in front of the new center for the blessing and inauguration. Soney Sebastian along with Jesus Zamarripa, Beni Leu and Pons Ramos blessed […]

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  • Christmas and Feast Day Celebration 2017

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    Our Christmas and Founder’s Day was celebrated on January 12, 2017. The day began with the regular Mass at Riverside residence followed by adoration for the daily communicants. At 3 p.m. we had prayer service for all the confreres led by Melvin James. It was followed by Social and dinner. As usual the gift exchange […]

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  • A Great Sent-off for Mike Manning

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    The memorial services for Mike Manning were held on Tuesday (Vigil on 12/20) and Wednesday (Funeral Mass and internment 12/21). The Vigil was held at the Divine Word Retreat Center in Riverside where Mike spent not only his early years helping the summer camps but also the beginning of the Television Ministry. Prayers, rosary, memories […]

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  • Year of Mercy Concluded

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    On Saturday 19th the Diocese of San Bernardino concluded the Year of Mercy with a Mass at Queen of Angeles Parish, Riverside. More than 70 priests from the Diocese concelebrated. Over 1500 deacons, religious and lay faithful joined Bishops Barnes and Rutilio in offering thanks to the Lord. Bishop Barnes in his powerful and faith-filled […]