CYO Boys Basketball SignupsCYO Summer Basketball Camp
The CYO Boys Basketball sign ups and CYO Summer Basketball Camp are coming up soon. See the CYO Signups page for details and forms.
The information sheet and registration form for the 2014-2015 School of Faith Formation (CCD) Registration program year are now available for download. See the information sheet for instructions, registration dates, cost, and class days/times. Note: If you are having problems viewing the pdfs, update your pdf reading application.
Confirmation registration interviews concluded on Thursday, July 24. If you were in the Youth Ministry program last year and have not registered for the 2014-2015 Confirmation Program, please contact the Youth Ministry Office at (510) 471-7766 ext 22 or email firstname.lastname@example.org .
Need Liturgical Ministers
Our parish community is in need of new liturgical ministers and would like you to step forward. No experience is necessary! We need people to serve as: lectors, ushers, musicians, hospitality, altar servers, holy communion, art & environment, and sick & homebound. Please contact the Office of Liturgy & Music at 510-471-7766 ext 17.
Bishop Michael C. Barber, SJ
On Friday, May 3, 2013, Pope Francis announced the selection of Rev. Michael Barber, SJ to become the fifth Bishop of Oakland. Bishop Barber was ordained to the episcopate and installed as bishop on May 25 at 11:00 am in the Cathedral of Christ the Light, Oakland. For more information, see the Oakland Diocese website and the Catholic Voice.
Roman Missal, Third Edition
Since the end of Vatican II, bishops and theologians have been looking at the Latin texts of the Roman Missal and re-translating them to conform more closely to it’s origins. After nearly fifty years of research, debate, and prayer the Vatican has approved the Third Translation of the Roman Missal. These changes took effect the first week of advent (November 27, 2011). The structure of the mass remains unchanged in the new edition of the Roman Missal. However, almost every prayer in the Mass has been re-translated from Latin to English; some prayers now recited by memory will need to be relearned. For more information, see: