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By Marge Bitetti

St Padre Pio RelicsRIVERSIDE—The stream of reverent devotees was nonstop at Queen of Angels Church in Riverside on March 14 as hundreds turned out to venerate the relics of Saint Padre Pio. 

 The day of veneration culminated with an evening Mass, celebrated by Diocesan Vicar General, Monsignor Gerard Lopez, S.T.L., that was attended by over 1,500 people. 

Read more: St. Padre Pio relics draw the faithful to Inland churches for veneration

By Sister Chilee Okoko, D.M.M.M.

 The 2018 Life, Dignity and Justice Conference of the Diocese of San Bernardino on May 9 will offer another wonderful day of education, information and empowerment. With great joy and hearts filled with hope, we will gather to be educated and enlightened on issues relating to most aspects of Catholic Social Teaching (CST). 

Read more: Life, Dignity and Justice Conference to focus on Catholic Social Teaching

VISALIA—Priests, deacons, religious and Catholic laypersons from every vicariate of the Diocese will join Bishop Gerald Barnes in Visalia this month for the regional gathering to reflect and share information about the V Encuentro process with Catholics from all over California, Nevada and Hawaii.

Read more: Diocese to send hundreds to Regional V Encuentro Meeting in Visalia

By Malie Hudson

 At the Bishop’s Dinner on April 7, Bishop Gerald Barnes will recognize six individuals and one ministry with the Amar Es Entregarse Award, given to those who embody his episcopal motto, “Love is the total giving of one self.” 

 This is the second in a two-part series that profiles the extraordinary work by these individuals and groups. 

Read more: Longtime minister Bradley, Catholic Charities leader Marquez and child protection ministry to be...

KLHS Who are the Knights and Ladies of the Holy Sepulchre? What do they do? Can I become a member? 

 If you have ever come across a member of the Holy Sepulchre, especially when vested in black and whites capes at a Diocesan liturgy, these questions are often asked. Like anything that is unknown or new to a person, curiosity gets the best of us. In this case it is good! 

Read more: Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem keeps Christian presence in the Holy Land

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