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Department of 

Life, Dignity and Justice

Diocese of San Bernardino, California 

Our MISSION

The Ministry of Life, Dignity and Justice works to create a holy and just society by promoting the Dignity of the Human person and the Sanctity of God's Creation.

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"God is love..

and he who abides in love abides in God, and God abides in him”​ -

1 John 4:16 

"We have come to believe in God's love: in these words the Christian can express the fundamental decision of his life. Being Christian is not the result of an ethical choice or a lofty idea, but the encounter with an event, a person, which gives life a new horizon and a decisive direction." 

-Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI (Deus Caritas est, 1.1)

Our Ministry

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An affirmation of the value and dignity of human life.

We offer pastoral care and outreach to families of murder victims, the incarcerated and their families, and support for the formerly incarcerated.

Build a community that honors the gospel call bringing God's mercy via civic engagement.

Form and train leaders to help communities bring about dignity and justice to human life.

Faith in action. Live out the Gospel call by impacting society so that their lives are filled with hope. 

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latest news

Mexicali Refugee Shelter Visit

Diocesan delegation visits migrant shelters in Mexicali, Mexico.

Next visit will be March 10th, 2022 where several people from our Diocesan community will be joining us, including members of our Asian Pacific ministry.

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OPERATION BIENVENIDA

Diocesan ministry to asylum seekers who have arrived with legal authorization to be in the United States.

Collection of material goods and supplies. 

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EVENTS