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  • Annual Retreat 2019

    The provincial annual retreat took place from October 21-25 at Riverside residence. The retreat was guided by Mike Somers, SVD the vice provincial of USS province. There were 43 members that participated in the retreat. The retreat was guided following the Arnold Janssen spirituality program as Mike Somers have worked with the Arnold Janssen spirituality […]

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  • SVD Parish Staff Meeting Held

    The meeting of the staff of all the SVD parishes and institutions in San Bernardino District was held on 9th October at Divine Word residence, Riverside. Nearly 40 staff from all the SVD parishes and Wordnet attended the program. Some of them were accompanied by the SVD members. Duong Nguyen presented a short history of […]

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  • Monthly Taping at Wordnet Productions

    On September 19th Thursday three interviews were taped at Wordnet Studios as part of its regular monthly taping. Jack Knight was the host of the shows. The interviewees were Jimmy Hawkins, Sr. Terry Maher, CPPS and Sr. Mary Ann Vincent. Sr. Terry Maher, CPPS, a hospital chaplain at St. Bernardine Medical Center in San Bernardino. […]

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  • Lay Associates Renewed their commitment

    26 members of the Lay Associates of the Society renewed their commitment for one year. On September 6th Friday 8 members belonging to the Lay Associate group of Our Lady of Lourdes parish Los Angeles renewed their commitment during the Mass. The lay associates from Queen of Angeles parish, Riverside was also present during the […]

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  • Sub-Zonal Meeting of the Dimension Coordinators

    The sub-zonal meeting of the Dimension coordinators were held at Bay St. Luis from 24-26 September. All the dimension coordinators from the three provinces along with the three provincials gathered together for the meeting. The Generalate was represented by Stanislaus Lazar the Generalate Mission Secretary. Marcello Cateneo PANAM Zonal coordinator was also present for the […]

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  • First 5s Gathering Held

    The First 5s gathering was held at Divine Word residence, Riverside from 9-13 of September. There were a total of 18 members from the three provinces. The program was facilitated by Jon Kirby. He introduced them to inter-cultural living in the light of our community and parish life. He also spoke to them on conflict […]

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  • 2019 Jubilarians Celebrated

    The Jubilarians of 2019 were celebrated on September 9th Monday at Divine Word Residence, Riverside. Though we had six jubilarians, only Neil Fuller celebrating 50 years of Ordination was present. The rest of the five celebrating their vows were not able to present due various reasons. The absentees were symbolically remembered by lighting 5 lamps […]

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  • Reasons to Believe

    Wordnet Productions has been hosting a presentation on Reasons to Believe by Dr. Matthew R. Petrusek, Associate Professor of Theological Ethics, Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles. It is a series of lectures by Dr. Matthew on the reasons why we need to believe in God. Using some of the contemporary ideas and philosophy Dr. Matthew […]

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  • CMSM Annual Assembly 2019

    The Conference of Major Superiors of Men (CMSM) National Assembly took place in San Antonio, Texas from August 5-8, 2019. Nearly two hundred members representing the many men religious orders participated in it. The theme of the assembly was Discerning Our Collective Witness. Msgr. Dennis Kuruppasserry the First Counselor represented the Nuncio. He addressed the […]

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  • Tekakwitha Conference in Sharonville, Ohio

    The Tekakwitha Conference of the Indigenous Catholics in the United States was held in Sharonville, Ohia from July 18-20, 2019. Herman Manuel attended the conference. Herman is the pastor of Saint Kateri Tekakwitha Parish, Barona. It is one of the Native American parishes of the Diocese of San Diego serving the communities of Barona, Sycuan, […]