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  • Covid-19 Memorial Mass at Wordnet

    Jennifer Rodrigues, who is one of our “Wordnet Champions”, initiated the idea of having a special celebration at Wordnet to remember the thousands who have died but whose lives we haven’t been able to celebrate with prayer or a funeral Mass because of the pandemic. Such a Mass would offer a needed opportunity to mourn […]

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  • Lay Ministries are Growing in Covid time

    Covid-19 has created a tragic situation which we have all had to face: loss of health, of loved ones, of housing, property and employment. It has brough high levels of stress to everyone, especially to the poor, the socially vulnerability, people of color, immigrants, homeless, women and children, the elderly and the homeless. As a […]

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  • Vaccinations for the Residence

    Our over-65ers at the Divine Word Residence in Riverside have finally gotten their first Moderna vaccinations. There are a few sore arms but only smiley faces. This is a great relief. Our situation at the Residence was worrisome because we have retirees and oldtimers living alongside more youthful confreres (in their 40s & 50s) who […]

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  • Mission Museum

    After 75 years of missionaries returning from the global East, West and South (and a couple from the north) with suitcases, steamer-trunks and arms brimming with the relics of their past mission experiences, we are finally on the verge of implementing that impossible dream of having a “mission museum”. It may not have a “mission […]

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  • Under Siege: Covid & Santa Ana’s

    Greetings and well wishes from St. George Parish in Fontana. SVDs have been serving this parish since 2013 and we have been growing ever since. Currently, we have 2251 registered families who strive to follow Christ’s gospel of love, leadership and collaboration as brothers and sisters in God’s family. That’s the good news! The bad […]