Parish Events

Past Due — Safe Environment Training –
Many people within the Parish need to take this training course.Please read below. Safe Environment details

RCIA has started – Come join us details

Teen confirmation has started – Come join us, Nov 5,  Teen Confirmation details


Dec 13 – SPRED, 6:00 pm. Norton Hall

Dec 14 – Faith Studies, ACTS, 7:00 pm Norton Hall

Dec 14 – Senior Luncheon, 12:00 pm – 3 pm, Norton hall

Dec 14 – Faith Studies, ACTS, 7:00 pm Norton Hall

Dec 15 – Refugee Aid Committee, 4:00 – 5:00 pm, Conference Room

Dec 17 – Teen Confirmation Class, 10:45 am, Convent Conference Room

Dec – 17 Family Christmas Concert and Sing-A- Long 2:00 pm Church,; Reception in Parish Hall

Dec 19 – RCIA, 7:00 pm, Norton Hall

Dec 20- SPRED, 6:00 pm. Norton Hall

Dec 23 – Last confessions before Christmas, 4:00 pm, Eucharistic Chapel or by appointment.

Dec  23 – Italian Renaissance & Baroque Christmas, 8:00 pm, Church. SMM Schola + Festival Consort

Dec 24 – 4th Sunday Dinner for the Poor 12:00, set-up; 3:00, dinner; Parish Hall

Dec 24 – Christmas Eve Mass, 5:00 pm Church – Children’s Liturgy

Dec 24 – Mass in the Night, 9:30 pm Concert, 10:00 Mass

Dec 25 – Christmas, Mass 9:00 am & 11:00 am

Dec 31 – Anointing of the Sick at all Masses this weekend

Dec 31 – Jan 1 HAPPY NEW YEAR

Jan 1 – St. Vincent de Paul Conference, 7:15 pm – 9:00 pm, Norton Hall  All are welcome!

Jan 4 – Faith Studies, ACTS, 7:00 pm Norton Hall

Jan 7 – Epiphany, Fr. Nick’s Open House 12:00 – 2:00 pm

Jan 7 – 1st  Sunday Dinner for the Poor 12:00, set-up; 3:00, dinner; Parish Hall

Jan 9 – RCIA, 7:00 pm, Norton Hall

Jan 10- SPRED, 6:00 pm. Norton Hall

Jan 12 – ECP Family night, Parish Hall

Jan 13, 2018 – Parish Leadership Conference – Info


More Safe Environment info

If you are a leader or participant in a Parish Ministry you are required to take Safe Environment training offered by the Diocese of Oakland. Our active parishioners must complete this training by November 1, 2017, and send a copy of the certificate of completion to Norah Hippolyte, Business Manager at the Parish office.

If you are not sure YOU qualify to take this training, please visit this page on our website and review the list of ministries and find more information from the Diocese.

The training course takes approximately 1.5 hours. If you participate in the self paced online training, you may start and stop your training to fit your schedule. Or, you can take an in class course elsewhere in the Diocese.

More RCIA info

Do you wish to learn more about the Catholic church? Are you thinking of converting to the Catholic faith? Are you in need of the sacraments of baptism or confirmation? If so, join RCIA,the Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults, which began Sept. 26th. This program meets 7-9 pm, in Norton Hall.

Learn more about RCIA at Sacraments>RCIA on our website. Have a question, or to register, use our form, or call the Parish office (510)-526-4811.

More Teen Confirmation info

These classes meet Sundays at 10:45 am at the Convent Meeting Room (upstairs). Please read more details on Youth Formation article on Teen Confirmation.

Parish Leadership Conference

Please note the date change for this important Parish event which will still take place at the Church of Santa Maria in Orinda, from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm. Please save this date. Thank you to all who have responded to the invitation to attend this important Parish meeting.

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