On the weekend of June 27-28, we collected 194 cards from parishioners signing up for the Catholic Legislative Network of the California Catholic Conference, which provides an important opportunity for all adult Catholics to receive informative weekly emails about issues of vital importance to us all. Watch the video for more information:
On June 18, 2015, Pope Francis published his first encyclical. Titled "Laudato Si, Praised Be" after the opening of St. Francis's prayer to Brother Sun and Sister Moon, this encyclical is focused on the environment and our need to be better stewards of it, potecting the earth and all creatures living on it.
The website of the Diocese of Sacramento has links to the encyclical and several commentaries.
During a joyous celebration at Sunday Mass and reception in Tralee Center, Mercy Sister Hannah-Mary o'Donoghue shared her appreciation and gave her thanks to all the people you have been a part of her life. She wrote a reflection on her 50th Anniversary of having made her first vows.
August 21-23, 2015
Old Oak Ranch
15250 Old Oak Ranch Road
Sonora, CA 95370
When Jesus ascended from the earth to join His Father in heaven He did not leave us alone. He poured forth the gift of the Holy Spirit in abundance to help and guide us all.
Come join us as Fr. Mark Wiesner, Pastor at St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Community in Livermore and our Retreat Leader, reveals the mystery of the Holy Spirit, Who the Holy Spirit is, and how does he affect our lives.