The Diocese of San Bernardino was established on November 6, 1978 by Pope Paul VI. Prior to 1978, San Bernardino and Riverside counties were part of the Diocese of San Diego.

San Bernardino native Phillip Straling was the founding bishop of the diocese. In December of 1995 Bishop Gerald R. Barnes became the second bishop of the diocese. Read more >

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Parish Location Maps

View some maps showing how our parishes are separated into vicariates.


Learn about some buildings and locations that may be of interest.


Learn more about our vision to fill lives with hope.

St. Bernardine of Siena

Learn about St. Bernardine of Siena, our Diocesan Patron Saint.

Our Lady of Guadalupe

Learn more about Our Lady of Guadalupe, our Diocesan Patronness Saint

Clergy & Religious

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