The Church needs good and holy priests, it needs good and holy religious, it needs good and holy married couples and all the other vocations mentioned above. The different vocations complement each other and build upon each other. They make for a vibrant Church built of ‘living stones’ to carry the message of God’s love in Jesus to others. Learn more through the link.
Kicking off with a Mass on Feb. 21, this webinar series is for those actively participating/interested in getting involved in any aspect of restorative justice ministry and chaplaincy. Information and registration through the link.
A huge thank you from Matt Gray of the Catholic Community of Pleasanton for contributions toward the gift card Christmas program total $13,318.89. Chaplain Richard Denoix, Coordinator Detention Ministry, share more through the link about the impact made.
We invite parishes to participate in Walking with Moms in Need: Our Year of Service, where Catholic parishes and communities "walk in the shoes" of local pregnant and parenting women in need. Details about this campaign and how to get involved are available through the link.
This November our Oakland Diocese is proud to celebrate the long history and proud heritage of Black Catholics - in our community, our Diocese, our state, our country, and beyond - and recall the saints and souls of Africa and the African Diaspora. Read more in our Parishes in Action Newsletter through the link.
El martes 3 de noviembre de 2020 es el día de las elecciones en los Estados Unidos. La Conferencia Católica de California ofrece recursos que sirven de guía para entender el contenido de la boleta electoral. También hay recursos que son parte de Formando la Conciencia para ser Ciudadanos Fieles, nuestro documento de enseñanza sobre la responsabilidad política de los católicos, con el fin de ayudar en la toma de decisiones utilizando la Enseñanza Social Católica, información y antecedentes no partidistas y un análisis cuidadoso y consciente.
The annual Catholic Campaign for Human Development (CCHD) Collection will be taken the weekend before Thanksgiving, November 21-22. CCHD is a program of the U.S. Catholic Bishops established in 1970 as their domestic anti-poverty program.
Tuesday, November 3, 2020 is Election Day. The California Catholic Conference has resources to help guide one through the ballot. There are also Faithful Citizenship Resources to help with decision making using Catholic Social Teaching, non-partisan background information and careful analysis.
El rosario se rezará el miércoles 7 de octubre a las 3:00pm EST y será transmitido a través de nuestro canal de YouTube, www.youtube.com/user/usccb y nuestra página de Facebook, www.facebook.com/usccb.
An invitation from Bishop Barber to join in peaceful, prayerful vigil for the fundamental rights of the unborn at Planned Parenthood locations around the Oakland Diocese. Follow the link to learn more about how to get involved.