COACHELLA—“I feel like I am changing history,” said Coachella Valley High School Student Jethro Peña as he and other Inland Congregations United for Change (ICUC) youth leaders hosted “A Pathway of Hope” Educational Forum at Our Lady of Soledad Parish in Coachella on April 16.
By Andres Rivera
SAN JACINTO—Cheers and shouts of joy filled the air as the priests in basketball jerseys made their way to the basketball court. Seeking to instill an excitement for vocations among youth, several priests and seminarians visited St. Hyacinth Academy in San Jacinto March 7 for a Vocations Awareness Day.
The Vocations Awareness Day began with a reconciliation service at St. Anthony Parish and continued with the priests and seminarians visiting the students at their classrooms.
By Molly Moreno and Victoria McNeill
RIVERSIDE—On February 7 the Notre Dame Community woke up to an all call from Principal Matt Luttringer explaining that there was an officer involved shooting during the night and the school would be closed for the day. So many Notre Dame students and parents needed answers and sent prayers for the tragic loss of a Riverside Police Officer Michael Crain.
By Logan John Odenbaugh
RIVERSIDE—People have different views on different things. They look at other people differently, also. People often compare themselves to others just to see how good they are. Others might have different views on things, others might have looked at people differently, and yet others may compare themselves to other people to see who is better. But are we not all the same? Are we not all bound together by one God? Are we not all equal in this world?
Alumni and current members celebrated the induction of new members to the National Junior Honor Society on February 21. They were also joined by their families, faculty and student body. Back row: Marina Kaye, Asheley Jarquin(alum), Philip Falcone(alum), Zachary Wallace, Danille Permann(alum), Megan Tomerlin(alum), Alyssa Diaz(alum), Front row: Peter Nguyen(new), Jennifer Miechowicz(new), Amanda Mejia(new), Vivian Nguyen(President), Kristen Williams(new), Ana Kreimeyer(new), Henry Mendoza(new)
SAN BERNARDINO—Can you imagine what could be accomplished if everyone took a day off from their usual routine and gave the time to volunteerism?
That’s exactly what the students and teachers of Aquinas High School did on March 13, its 3rd Annual Day of Community Service. From 8:30 am - 12:30 pm., the entire student body, under the direction of their teachers and in coordination with 27 Inland Empire community service centers, schools and churches, worked in various tasks to support the good works these facilities provide.