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Inland Faithful Go Behind Bars to Spread the Gospel and Hope

December 14, 2016

St. Catherine of Alexandria church in Riverside participates in a Diocese of San Bernardino ministry that offers spiritual guidance to the incarcerated at more than two dozen jails, prisons and juvenile halls in Riverside and San Bernardino counties. Such work is encouraged in the diocese that serves 1.6 million Catholics in the region. On Monday, its leader, Bishop Gerald Barnes, traveled to the Norco prison to say Mass for the Virgin of Guadalupe’s feast day.

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Read a reflection on the day by one of the men in prison >>