Ministries and Organizations

  • Diocesan Pastoral Center
    1201 East Highland Avenue
    San Bernardino, California 92404

    Bishop: Most Reverend Gerald R. Barnes
    Auxiliary Bishop Emertius: Most Reverend Rutilio J. del Riego
About the Diocese
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 F. Straling was the founding bishop of the diocese. In December of 1995 Bishop Gerald R. Barnes became the second bishop of the diocese. Learn