Bishop Michael C. Barber, SJ, has appointed a longtime Catholic educator as superintendent of diocesan schools. Dr. Andrew T. Currier, currently president of Archbishop Riordan High School in San Francisco, will begin work as superintendent on July 1. Full statement in English and Spanish available through the link.
Due to recent changes to state guidance on COVID-19 restrictions related to houses of worship, we have updates regarding Mass capacity, the Eucharist, music, use of Holy Water, provisions for various parts of Mass, etc. Please follow the link for details.
Bishop Barber shares a message about increase to 50% capacity for indoor worship in Alameda County following its move to the Orange Tier of the COVID-19 reopening tier system. This change took effect March 31, 2021, with additional state guidance issued April 1.
Today, March 29, 2021, Bishop Barber has issued a Statement on Violence against Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders, denouncing all forms of hate, racism, and discrimination. Read through the link for his full statement.
El Obispo Barber comparte un mensaje sobre el recientemente anunciado Proceso de Alineación de la Misión (MAP, por sus siglas en inglés) y nombra una Comisión que canalizará los recursos temporales para la misión, para que podamos dar frutos en cada rincón de la diócesis. Aprenda más sobre esta iniciativa a través del enlace.
Bishop Barber shares a message about the newly announced Mission Alignment Process and names a Commission that will channel the temporal resources for mission so that we may bear fruit in every corner of the diocese. Learn more through the link.
Presented by Saint Mary's College of California, watch the recording of this panel event, held on March 3, 2021, featuring Bishop Michael C. Barber, along with Pam Harris, Director of the office of Ethnic Ministries, of the Diocese of Columbus, Ohio and DeKarlos Blackmon, Director of the Secretariat of Life, Charity and Justice, Diocese of Austin, Texas.