Arrowhead Desert Valley

Father Humphrys, you will always be loved and always be missed.

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

Inland Charities presents Bishop a $15,000 check.

ADVC President Ivan Reek presents Bishop congratulatory letter from California State Office.

Blessed Fr. Michael McGivney Icon, sponsored by Del Rosa Council, is presented to Bishop Alberto Rojas by artist Vivian Imbruglia

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Upcoming Chapter Events

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Chapter Officers

The Arrowhead Desert Valley Chapter

The Arrowhead Desert Valley Chapter was organized in 1958 and it primary purpose is to promote the well-being of the order within the diocese of San Bernardino and to assist his Excellency, the Bishop of San Bernardino in all ways possible.


Next Chapter Business Meeting -- Friday, April 12th


The April Arrowhead Desert Valley Business meeting will be hosted by Fray Garces  Council #1830

Chapter Chaplain's Homily Reflection - THEY RECOGNIZED THE RISEN LORD

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ADVC 2023-2024 Event Schedule (as of April 5, 2024)

Shown below is the ADVC meeting and event schedule:

July 4th – Tuesday INDEPENDENCE DAY

July 14th - Friday Officer Planning Meeting-8PM; Inland Charities 6:30PM Dinner Served After 6PM Fr. Keane Council 4017 Hall- 740 N. Pennsylvania Ave, Colton 92324

August 11th -&n

Msgr. Lopez Blesses New Ultrasound Machine

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Before the April ADVC BusinessMeeting,  April 12, Msgr. Gerald Lopez blesses a recently purchased portable ultrasound machine dontated to Stanton Healthcare. 




at Sacred Heart Church, 43775 Deep Canyon Rd., Palm Desert

March 2, 2024


The Procession with the Blessed Sacrament… reminds us that we are called to go out and bring Jesus to others. to go out with enthusias

Statewide Free Throw Championship Saturday, March 16th

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Saturday,  March 16

Check-in: 9:00am

Starts at: 10:00am

Regional/Chapter winners from throughout California will compete simultaneously and st

PAST CHAPTER PRESIDENT’S DINNER - Friday, April 26th - Hemet

Past Chapter President's Dinner Immediate Past Chapter President Marc Cobb

Hosted by Council #5528

7000 W. Florida Avenue, Hemet, CA 92545

6:00pm Social Hour

6:30pm dinner

Flyer attached.


into the Breach Video Series Study Guide

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“And I sought for a man among them who should build up the wall
and stand in the breach before me for the land…”Read More...

Pro-Life in Practice: 20 Active Ways to Help

The Bible tells us that "Faith without works is dead." The link below will lead you to some practical ideas of how you can convert your pro-life faith into action.

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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

Prayer for Priests

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,  href="">Marche Pour La Vie>.

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



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Arrowhead Desert Valley

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

Roman Catholic Diocese of San Bernardino

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Alberto Rojas

Most Reverend Alberto Rojas was born January 5, 1965 in Aguascalientes, Mexico, a small state in the central part of the country. His parents are Fidel Rojas (deceased) and Maria De la Cruz Garcia. He has three sisters and four brothers.

Bishop Rojas was raised in a devoutly Catholic household and attended Catholic elementary school and high school in his community. He heard the call to the priesthood in his early teens and entered the Diocesan Seminary of Santa Maria de Guadalupe in Aquascalientes at the age of 15. During his seminary formation in Aguascalientes he also attended Colegio de Ciencias y Humanidades.

Following a visit with family members in California, Bishop Rojas made the decision to complete his seminary formation in the United States. He entered the University of St. Mary of the Lake Seminary in Mundelein, Illinois where he would complete his theological studies and earn a master’s degree in Divinity. He was ordained a priest of the Archdiocese of Chicago by Francis Cardinal George on May 24, 1997 at Holy Name Cathedral in Chicago.

In the first years of his priestly ministry, Bishop Rojas served as Associate Pastor of St. Gregory the Great parish and then St. Ita parish in Chicago. “I was involved in many pastoral programs and doing ministry with people of all ages from many cultures was a great learning and joyful experience,” he recalls of his years as a parish priest. In 2002, Cardinal George asked him to join the faculty of the University of St. Mary of the Lake Seminary where he taught for the next eight years.

He was ordained a bishop on August 10, 2011 at Holy Name Cathedral and is the only man that Cardinal George ordained both a priest and a bishop. He chose as his Episcopal Motto, Nos basta el amor de Dios (God’s love is all we need).

In his service to the Archdiocese of Chicago as Auxiliary Bishop, Bishop Rojas served as the Episcopal Vicar of Vicariate III and later Vicariate I. He worked extensively in Hispanic ministry, serving as Cardinal George’s Liaison to Hispanic Catholics and the Archbishop’s Delegate to Consejo Pastoral Arquidiocesano Hispano-Americano. At the national level he has served as a Spiritual Assessor for the National Catholic Association of Diocesan Directors for Hispanic Ministry (NACDDHM).

Bishop Rojas has served on five committees of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops – Catholic Home Missions, Hispanic Affairs, Liturgy, the Church in Latin America and, most recently, V Encuentro as the Lead Bishop for Region VII.

On December 2, 2019, the Apostolic Nuncio to the United States announced that Pope Francis had appointed Bishop Rojas as the Coadjutor Bishop of San Bernardino.

Reflecting on his journey as a bishop at the time of his appointment as Coadjutor, Bishop Rojas stated, “Becoming a bishop has been a powerful, humbling, and learning experience because I never thought I would be one. However, in serving the people of God along with my brother priests, religious sisters, parish leaders, other auxiliary bishops, Cardinals, lay ecclesial movements and lay people in general, I have become more aware of who we are as Catholic Church. There is a beauty and a challenge in becoming part of the Church Jesus Christ founded once we understand the purpose of His mission which is the salvation of souls. But we also know Jesus is in charge, He is with us, and has given us the Holy Spirit to lead our steps along the way.”

Bishop Alberto Rojas became the Third Ordinary Bishop of the Diocese of San Bernardino on Dec. 28 when the Vatican announced that Pope Francis had accepted the resignation of Bishop Gerald Barnes, signaling his retirement.