In a year that has been filled with centennial celebrations of the apparition of Our Lady of Fatima, the only parish in the Diocese with an outdoor shrine to her will have a big one.
By Malie Hudson
MURRIETA—Nearly 100 participants from around the Diocese came with lots of questions for end of life care professionals at a workshop sponsored by the Diocesan Department of Life, Dignity and Justice on June 10 at St. Martha Parish in Murrieta.
PERRIS—It’s been at least 25 years in the making but St. James Parish is finally building a new church just east of Perris city limits.
A ceremonial groundbreaking ceremony took place on March 11 and initial grading work at the Dunlap Drive property began in April. In a year, the parish hopes to be worshipping in its spacious new 1,500 seat church.
By A.J. Joven
CATHEDRAL CITY—On a hot and electric night May 24, the Cathedral City City Council voted 3-2 in favor of a resolution declaring the low desert community a sanctuary city.
CORONA—“If you paint it, they will come.”
This slight twist on the famous line from the movie “Field of Dreams” might have been echoing in Father Gerry De Luney’s mind when he decided to have a giant mural of Our Lady of Guadalupe painted on the back of his church.
By Natalie Romano
“Like Mother Teresa says she’s the pencil, I’m the paintbrush,” chuckles artist Molly Collins when asked about her Divine Mercy icon.
CHINO—Our Lady of Guadalupe Parish in Chino has been forced to temporarily close its church building after it was discovered that several trusses that support the roof have failed.