CP Mike Almeraz receiving his President's jewel

CP Mike at his installation with his lovely wife, Dora

VP Tony being installed.

Chapter Secretary Tom receiving his badge from his wife, Linda.

Chapter Treasurer Ralph being given his new badge from his wife, Kristine

Chapter Marshal Andrew receiving his badge of office.

Chaplain Emeritus Humphrys with Father Iwo.

Mastre of Ceremonies PSD Ivan Reek with his lovely new bride.

District Marshals Roger Meehan and Glen Kraig look on as SD Romeo begins the installation ceremony.

StateDeputy Romeo Quevedo with his wife Russell.

State Treasurer Skip Freites with his wife, Leslie.

DD 122 Ralph Sacco accepting a membership award for Council4228

Our Chapter officers for the 2017-18 Columbian Year.

Our State and Chapter officers.

The ADVC proudly presents Bishop Barnes with $16,000 to aid our seminarians.

A truly outstanding group of Past Chapter Presidents at our 2016 PCP's Dinner.

Knights on Bikes provide an escort for the Silver Rose

ADVC CP Mike turning over Silver Rose to OC CP Larry Irvine

The Rabcho Cucamonga Quakes welcome the Knights

PCP Marc with SK Fr. Tomas at Knights' Night at Quake Stadium

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Upcoming Chapter Events

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Chapter Officers

Next Chapter Meeting

The next meeting of the ADVC will be the October General Business Meeting. This is, naturally, MANDATORY for all Chapter officers as well as all District Deputies. Grand Knights as well as council delegates are also expected to attend. All knights in good standing are always welcome and are invit
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The ADVC presents Bishop Barnes a $16,000 check for our seminarians.

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The Chapter wants to thank all the Councils that participated for their contributions to the Seminarian Burse enabling us to present the Most Reverend Bishop Barnes with a check for $16,000 to benefit our seminarians, the future of our Church.


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The La Pieta Book of Catholic Prayers

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This is one of the most comprehensive Catholic prayer books around. It is highly recommend to view, download, and most importantly, to pray.


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Diocese Rejoices in Ordination of Ten New Deacons

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Bishop Gerald Barnes ordained ten men permanent Deacons for the Diocese on Aug. 12 at St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church, Chino Hills. The new deacons are Bernardo Hernandez, Our Lady of Perpetual Help, Riverside; Francisco Herrera, St. Franc
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Group will hold Day of Remembrance for Aborted Children in Bloomington

Local residents will be participating in the fifth annual National Day of Remembrance for Aborted Children on Saturday, Sept. 9.

A graveside memorial service will be held at 9 a.m. at the gravesite of an aborted baby at Green Acres Memorial Park in Bloomington, acco
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ADVC 1ST & 2ND DEGREE TEAM SCHEDULES BY DISTRICTS

District #123 Ralph Sacco (760) 887-4540 Hesperia-Apple Valley-Barstow

Council # 1830 1st Degree (currently replenishing) Barstow

Council #4228 1st Degree 4th Wednesday each month Hesperia

Council # 10494 2nd Degree 3rd Tuesday each month Apple Valley

 

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Prayer for Priests

PRAYER FOR LIFE

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Prayer for Life

O God, our Creator,

all life is in y
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10 Ways You Can Love Mother Mary

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We often discuss who might be the best athletes, the best artists, the best writers, the best musicians; also, it must be said, there are the best of mothers. By far—and in a class by herself—the Blessed Virgin Mary was, is and always will be the best of all mothers.

This bein
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Arrowhead-Desert Valley

MEETING SCHEDULE:
Planning meting-2nd Fri. of odd numbered months.
7:30 Rosary, 8:00 Meeting
MEETING LOCATION: MAP
San Bernardino Council 3905
2392 Western Ave N
San Bernardino, CA 92411 US

Roman Catholic Diocese of San Bernardino

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Gerald R. Barnes


BISHOP GERALD R. BARNES
Most Reverend Gerald Richard Barnes was born on June 22, 1945 in Phoenix, Arizona. His parents, George and Aurora, moved to Los Angeles when he was one year old. He and his five brothers and one sister grew up in the East Los Angeles area of Boyle Heights where his family owned a grocery store. Each of the children helped in the operation of the store. His mother, Aurora, died in May of 1991, and his father, George, died in May of 1998. His brothers and sister still reside in the greater Los Angeles area.

Bishop Barnes attended public schools with his religious education overseen by Our Lady of Victory Missionary Sisters (Victory Noll) at San Basilio Center on Fetterly Avenue. He graduated from Roosevelt High School in Los Angeles and went on to attend California State University, Los Angeles where he earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science in 1967. After attending seminaries in St. Louis, Missouri and in Dayton, Ohio, he enrolled in the Assumption-St. John Seminary in San Antonio, Texas.

On December 20, 1975, Bishop Barnes was ordained a priest for the Archdiocese of San Antonio by Most Rev. Francis J. Furey. He was later named an honorary prelate with the title of Monsignor. In January, 1992, he was appointed as the first auxiliary bishop of the Diocese of San Bernardino by Pope John Paul II. His last assignment before being named auxiliary bishop was rector of his alma mater, Assumption-St. John Seminary in San Antonio.

After his episcopal ordination on March 18, 1992, Bishop Barnes assisted Bishop Phillip Straling in conducting parish visitations, celebrating confirmation liturgies, and attending Diocesan and community functions. Following the June 1995 transfer of Bishop Staling to the reconstituted Diocese of Reno, Bishop Barnes served as administrator of the Diocese of San Bernardino until Pope John Paul II appointed him diocesan bishop on December 28, 1995. On March 12, 1996, before a crowd of over 2,500 people, he was installed as the second bishop of the Diocese of San Bernardino.

With over 27,000 square miles and over 1.2 million Catholics, Bishop Barnes is chief shepherd to one of the fastest growing dioceses in the nation. In addition to his leadership of his local church, he currently serves as chair of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops' sub-committee on Hispanic Affairs and is a member of the USCCB Committee on Cultural Diversity in the Church. At the local level, he is a member of the board of the Inland Empire Hispanic Scholarship Fund.

His episcopal motto is, “Amar Es Entregarse”, “Love is the Total Giving of Oneself”.