Department of Ministry Formation Institute

The Ministry Formation Institute, founded in 1997 by Bishop Gerald R. Barnes, serves the goal of the Diocese, and the parishes within it, by providing the diocesan theological program for the formation of lay ecclesial ministers. The office collaborates with Vicars, Pastors and Pastoral Coordinators, and Diocesan Office Directors.


Maria Sedano, Director
Phone: (909) 475-5387

Maria Antonia Amao, Program Director, CMFP
Phone: (909) 475-5383

Steve Halligan, CMFP Programs Director
Phone: (909) 475-5382

Elizabeth Cortez, Riverside PMFP CoordinatorBR> Email:
Phone: (909) 475-5377

Cristina Castillo, San Bernardino Reginonal PMFP Coordinator
Phone: (909) 475-5374

Daisy Rosas, Administrative Assistant
Phone: (909) 475-5378

Elyana Fernandez, Office Assistant
Phone: (909) 475-5375

Desiree Gonzalez, PMFP Office Assistant
Phone: (909) 475-5381

Office Hours

Monday - Friday: 8:30 am to 4:30pm

Closed the 1st Friday of each month
Office hours 8:00am - 5:00pm those weeks

Last Updated:Feb 07, 2018
Published:Mar 16, 2018 8:37AM

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