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

A few friends from the High Desert sharing our opinions.

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Upcoming Chapter Events

Officer Training on Recruitment & Safe Environment in SPANISH

Saturday, August 31, 2019
9:00 am

Chapter Officers

Next Chapter Meeting

The next meeting will be the August General Business Meeting. This is, naturally, MANDATORY for all Chapter officers as well as all District Deputies. Grand Knights as well as council delegates and non-delegates are always welcome to attend. The meeting will be held on Friday, August 16, 2019. Th

A year of Episcopal Transition begins

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Please read the letter from our esteemed Bishop and brother Knight, the Most Reverend Bishop Gerald Barnes.


2018 Seminarian Burse $25,000

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We are all both happy and proud that we were able to reach our goal of $25,000 to assist our seminarians. To all the councils, assemblies and individual Knights and friends, all that can be said is THANK YOU! 

It is not too early to think about next year's burse. As you work on your

Council 15680 Golf Tournament on Sept 13th

A letter from Bishop Barnes asking us to pray this Novena for Life

Dear Friends in Christ,

I am urging you to please join me in prayer for the protection of our young college -age women I am urging you to please join me in prayer for the protection of our young college -age women. State Senate Bill 24 requires public university student health c

Arrowhead Desert Valley Chapter for placing third place in California in the ID Drive

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Congratulations to the Arrowhead Desert Valley Chapter for placing third place in California for 54% percent council participation in the chapter.  Past State Deputy and State Intellectual Disabilities Chairman  Dr. Raymond Warriner presented Past Chap

The child in the womb IS a person

I’m sure you’ve heard the argument from abortion advocates that the preborn child - the fetus - is not a person, and therefore, abortion is permissible.

With all of the recent debates on abortion legislation across the country, this argument is one that abortion advocates are

Please act today to show your support for life.

Prayer for Priests

Pro-Life in Practice: 20 Active Ways to Help


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Prayer for Life

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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.

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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.


15 Promises to Those Who Pray the Rosary

  1. Whosoever shall faithfully serve me by the recitation of the Rosary shall receive signal graces.
  2. I promise my special protection and the greatest Graces to all those who shall recite the Rosary.
  3. The Rosary shall be a powerful armor against Hell, it will destroy vice, de

Arrow Head Desert Valley Chapter 2018/2019 Calendar (updated and revised)

 The ADVC has many great events planned for this year. Our calendar is posted here,updates on December 15, 2018.


The Pro-Life Video Every Person Needs To See (Even People Who Are Pro-Choice…)

This is one of, if not the, most powerful pro-life messages we’ve ever seen. This video was produced by the French March for Life movement, Marche Pour La Vie.

It honestly left our staff speechless. It is that powerful.


Whiteaker Agency

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Knights providing Catholic families with security and protection, in faith,
through professionalism, in fulfillment of Fr. Michael

Arrowhead-Desert Valley

Planning meting-2nd Fri. of odd numbered months.
7:30 Rosary, 8:00 Meeting
Colton Council #4017
740 N. Pennsylvania Ave
olton, CA 92324 US

Roman Catholic Diocese of San Bernardino

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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”.