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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 […]

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  • Bible Workshop 2016


    Our second Bible workshop took place on October 22, 2016 at St. George, Ontario. It was organized in three languages English, Spanish and Vietnamese simultaneously.  Sr. Dianne Bergant, CSA guided the English group, Roberto Flores, SVD guided the Spanish group and Binh Nguyen, SVD guided the Vietnamese group. There were about 250 participants totally. The […]

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  • USW Celebrated 2016 Jubilarians


    The USW Province celebrated the Jubilarians of 2016. A good number of confreres gathered togethed at Riverside Residence on September 8th, Thursday to celebrate the Jubilarians. The celebration began with Eucharist. Melvin James was the main celebrant and Jesus Briones the primary homilist. The rest of the Jubilarians concelebrated. They all shared about their life […]