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  • Renewal of Commitment by MLVD Members

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    A total of 25 MLVD members made their commitment as Lay Missionaries of the Society of the Divine Word. They are from two of our parishes, Queen of Angeles, Riverside and Our Lady of Lourdes, Los Angeles. On September 9, 2017 sixteen members of the MLVD Queen of Angeles, Parish, Riverside renewed their commitment as […]

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  • USW Jubilee Celebrations 2017

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    The annual jubilee celebrations in the province was held on Sept. 7, 2017 at Riverside residence. The celebrations began with Mass celebrated by Bishop Barnes concelebrated by the jubilarians, Briccio Tamoro, Jose Goopio (50 years in vows), Pavol Sochulak, Beni Leu (25 years in Vows) Joseph Anthony and Soney Sebastian (25 Years of ordination). Anthony […]

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  • Installation of Rector and the Council

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    The installation of Rector and the council took place on July 5, 2017 at Riverside community. There were a large numbers of confreres gathered for the occasion. It was very appropriate as it was the Feast of St. Thomas the Apostle today. Soney began the Mass and after the Gospel the appointment letters were read […]

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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 […]