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Welcome to Saint Augustine Catholic Church

A Place to Belong, A Way to Believe, A Path to Belong

Saint Augustine’s is a Catholic Church known for hospitality. You will find good preaching, great music, and worship that reflect faith in action.  Although we are a Catholic Church, we serve many non-Catholics and minister to a diverse mix of cultures, ages, and families.  Our mission is to strengthen our relationship with God through Jesus Christ by ministering to the spiritual needs of our parish family, while also reaching out to the broader community. We are committed to bringing God’s Kingdom of love and justice to the world.

 

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Weekly Worship Schedule

Saturday Vigil – 5:00 pm

Sunday Eucharist8:00 a.m.,  10:30 a.m. and 6:00 p.m.

Sunday Evening Mass 6:00 p.m.  A progressive way to live your Catholic faith.  Join us for contemporary music, relevant preaching, and welcoming community.

Weekly Eucharist (Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday)8:30 a.m.

Communion Service on Wednesdays8:30 a.m.

Sacrament of Reconciliation on Saturdays4:00 to 4:30 p.m.

Morning Prayer, Thursdays  – 7:45 a.m.


 

Day of Mercy Prayer Service, First Tuesdays, 7 p.m.

To Celebrate the Year of Mercy our parish is holding a Day of Mercy once a month, running from January 2016 to November 2016. It will be on first Tuesday of every Month at 7:00 p.m. in our Church. The service will be for about an hour. It is a wonderful opportunity to experience mercy through communal prayer, singing, adoration of the Holy Eucharist and listening to God’s Word. There will also be an opportunity for the Sacrament of Reconciliation during this time. All are welcome.



Upcoming Dates to Remember: We Are All Invited!

(additional information on these and other events can be found on our Calendar Page) 

Day of Mercy Service Next: Tuesday, May 3rd at 7 p.m.

9th Annual Day at the Races Supporting Catholic Education: Golden Gate Fields, May 21st.  Dominican Sister Vision of Hope. For information call Vision of Hope at 510-533-5768 or go to www.visionofhope.org

Cathedral of Christ the Light Pilgrimage Mass
Our Cathedral of Christ the Light Pilgrimage Mass is scheduled for Saturday, June 11th, from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.  Please mark your calendars for this special event.  More information will be provided in future bulletins.

 


Questions of the Week

For Adults:
What difference has it made in your life when you made a decision in accord with Jesus’ teachings?
For Children: 
When will you have to make a decision this week?  What will help you make a good decision? Why?

 

From Laudato Si, Section 49:

 
“…many professionals, opinion makers, communications media and
centers of power, being located in affluent urban areas, are far
removed from the poor, with little direct contact with their
problems. They live and reason from the comfortable position of a high
level of development and a quality of life well beyond the reach of
the majority of the world’s population. This lack of physical contact
and encounter, encouraged at times by the disintegration of our
cities, can lead to a numbing of conscience and to tendentious
analyses which neglect parts of reality. At times this attitude exists
side by side with a green rhetoric.”

 

 

The Sharing God’s Mercy Bishop’s Appeal Campaign has begun.  Envelopes are located in the pews in the back of the church for your use.  Please be sure to list “St. Augustine – Oakland” on the form so we get credit for the donation.  Thank you for your generosity.

Click here to read letters from the Bishop of Oakland, The Most Reverend Michael J. Barber, SJ

Click here to read about the Oakland Diocesan celebration of the Jubilee of Mercy

Click to read more about the Oakland Diocesan Reclaiming Christ’s Mission Together Campaign 

 


 

Parish Office Phone: (510) 653-8631

Parish Office Email: St. Augustine Parish

Parish Emergency Number: (510) 653-8631 x111

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