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Office for Mission Advancement

 The Office for Mission Advancement provides the Church of the East Bay with the time, talent and treasure to bring Jesus Christ to all our brothers and sisters, uphold human dignity, protect life and renew the wider community. The Office serves as a resource for parishes, schools, Diocesan agencies, ministries, and programs in the planning and implementation of stewardship, advancement programs and capital campaigns.


Office for Mission Advancement

Diocese of Oakland
2121 Harrison Street, Suite 100
Oakland, CA  94612
Phone: (510) 267-8358

Executive Director
Family Aid - Catholic Education (FACE)

Filomena Spero
(510) 628-2169

Associate Director
Family Aid - Catholic Education (FACE)
Terri Porter
(510) 267-8314

Consultant - Major Gifts
Giles G. Miller
(510) 628-2156

Fundraising Policies

Find information about fundraising in the Diocese of Oakland


The following programs are managed by the Office for Mission Advancement:

Family Aid - Catholic Education

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Bishop's Appeal

Capital Campaign



Planned Giving

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