Bishop Barber is pleased to share news of four priesthood appointments (effective Jan. 1, 2021) and a pastoral assignment (effective Dec. 31, 2020). Details about the appointments available through the link.
The Oakland Diocese is preparing to welcome a new class of men who want to become permanent deacons. Any man who thinks he might be called to become a permanent deacon is encouraged to attend one of the upcoming information sessions - details through the link.
Yesterday, the Bishop led a group of soon-to-be ordained Deacons from the Jesuit School of Theology of Santa Clara, as they made sure everyone was fed. The effort to care for those in need in Berkeley is ongoing and survives on donations and volunteers.
Deacon Tim Moore presented the 16 men to Bishop Michael C. Barber, SJ, on Sept. 9 in the Spiritual Garden of the Church of the Good Shepherd in Pittsburg. Follow the link to read about the Diaconate Ordination Mass given by Bishop Barber.
With praise and thanksgiving to Almighty Triune God the Diocese of Oakland joyfully announces and invites you to attend the Ordination of Huong Dinh and Candelario Jimenez to the Sacred Order of the Diaconate through the imposition of hands and the Invocation of the Holy Spirit by The Most Reverend Michael Barber, SJ. **Open to the public. Max of 250 attendees. Registration required to attend.**
On August 8, 2020, join a day long virtual retreat for Catholic women ages 18-40 interested in religious life. Sponsored by the Dominican Sisters of Mission San Jose. Register online for this Zoom event at bit.ly/discernRLife. For more information contact Sr. Mary Yun, email@example.com or 213.760.3085.