CBI is a three-year, comprehensive Bible study program that focuses one year on Old Testament, one on New Testament, and a third on practical skills for facilitating Bible-based processes among a variety of parish groups and beyond. Starts August 27, 2022. Register by 8/26.
The July issue of The Catholic Voice magazine should appear in mailboxes this week. If you have submissions for the September issue, please send to Michele Jurich, editor, at firstname.lastname@example.org, by July 1, 2022. Fall festivals and carnivals in your future? Please let us know.
The California bishops have proposed a different vision for California – one where women, children, and families are welcomed, supported, and accompanied by the Catholic community. Recording of our webinar conversation available through the link.
Please take a moment to talk with your Senators about common sense measures USCCB supports to prevent gun violence. If you have been directly impacted by gun violence, you are invited to consider sharing you story with your elected official(s). Learn more through the link.
Girls' CYO Basketball season for the western half of the diocese concluded with the first basketball playoffs in two years. All grades in two participating leagues finished the season with leading teams in the 6th, 7th and 8th grades meeting for a 10 team weekend playoff. For details, click the link above
Mire el seminario web del 18 de mayo de 2022: Roe y Dobbs, la Corte Suprema y lo que sigue para California en materia de aborto. El seminario web incluye comentarios y reflexiones del obispo de Oakland, Michael Barber, la directora ejecutiva de CCC, Kathleen Domingo, y la directora de Respeto a la Vida de CCC, Molly Sheahan. Ver a través del enlace.
Watch the May 18, 2022 Webinar: Roe and Dobbs, the Supreme Court, and What’s Next for California on Abortion. The webinar includes remarks and reflections from Oakland Bishop Michael Barber, CCC Executive Director Kathleen Domingo, and CCC Respect Life Director Molly Sheahan. View through the link.
After six weeks of sand volleyball at Quarry Lakes Regional Park in Fremont, Boys' CYO Sand Volleyball concluded with a 17 team tournament. Click the link above for more information on "Fun in the Sun and Sand!"
Sister Mary LaSalette Fuselier, O.P., died in Fremont, California, on May 25, 2022. Services for Sister Mary LaSalette will take place on Wednesday, June 1, at the Motherhouse Chapel of the Dominican Sisters of Mission San Jose. Those who attend the funeral must be vaccinated and wear masks.
The Vatican has announced that San Diego Bishop Robert McElroy, 68, has been appointed by Pope Francis to the College of Cardinals. Cardinal-designate McElroy will be installed by Pope Francis in a consistory on Aug. 27 at St. Peter’s Basilica in Rome.
The CYO Track Season concluded in May with the annual Diocesan Track and Field Championship Meet. The meet was held after a two year CoVid pause with over 400 CYO runners participaing in a variety of running and filed events. Click the link above for more deetails.
At their annual year-end CYO Sports Banquet for St. Elizabeth CYO, long-time coach Jose Delgado was honored for 29 years of service in mentoring and coaching young people in CYO. Click the link above for more details.
This virtual conference (primarily for catechists and school teachers of religion, but appropriate for all in ministry) brings together twelve Archdiocese throughout California, Nevada, Hawaii and Idaho to explore the theme of "Gratefully Rejoicing as the Body of Christ".
Save the Dates for a week of events and activities for all the family. For more information and to participate contact the Office of Marriage and Family Life at 510.267.8392 . Stay tuned and register through the link.