If you recently moved into the neighborhood and have been attending our parish, we would love to invite you to pick up a registration form located on the table in the back of the church next to the hospitality table. You may drop it off in the collection basket at your convenience.
Our Music Director, April McNeely, will be offering music classes on how to read music. They will be held on Wednesday nights from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. in the church. Please contact April for more information, (510) 504-4784 or email@example.com
EBI Parking Lot Project
The Parish Council has approved the EBI lower parking lot improvement project. Work is to begin on Monday, June 19th. We will try to limit any inconvenience to our parishioners, and will provide updated information as we receive it. We appreciate your patience and prayers.
Broader Community Events
“I was a stranger and you welcomed me.” (Matt 25:35)
Learn more about the issues surrounding the refugee crisis and undocumented immigrants from a Catholic perspective on Friday, June 23, from 7:00 – 8:30 p.m. in the Augustine Center of Our Lady of Grace Church, 3433 Somerset Ave, Castro Valley. At this event, the 33 minute film, “Dying to Live: A Migrant’s Journey,” will be shown followed by a presentation by Stephen Mullin, who works with refugees as director of Engagement at Catholic Charities of the East Bay. There will be ample time for questions. Free admission. Refreshments. Sponsored by the Pax Christi/Social Justice group at OLG.Magnificat SOTI Prayer Breakfast Saturday, June 24th from 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Crowne Plaza, 45 John Glenn Drive, Concord
Magnificat, a ministry to Catholic Women, invites all Catholic women to join them at their June prayer breakfast with Fr. Jim Sullivan, who has been involved in catechesis and teen ministry since 1992. He is currently the chaplain at Bishop O’Dowd High School, an author, and a witty, engaging speaker. Tickets are $33; $40 after June 17. For more information, visit Magnificatoti.org or contact Jennifer Rogers for registration: 503-709-8449 :: firstname.lastname@example.org MagnificatSOTI.org
Pacific Outreach Health Fair—Free Health Screenings Available Sunday, June 25, 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Vietnamese American Community Center, 655 International Blvd., Oakland
Join VN Cares, a student committee at the University of the Pacific’s school of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, for their annual Pacific Outreach Health Fair in Oakland at the Vietnamese American Community Center of the East Bay. This event on June 25 provides the Bay Area community with health education and free health screenings such as cholesterol, blood pressure, diabetes and much more performed by pharmacy school students and other health care professionals.
For more information, 209-553-8368 :: email@example.com :: uopvncares.org VACCEB.netLEO Center ESL
English as a Second LanguageClasses for ALL Levels
St. Columba’s Church6401 San Pablo Ave., Oakland
Monday – Thursday, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 Noon
Low Cost. Provides help with Written Citizen Test, Written Driver’s Test & Job Applications
Recurring Parish Events
Monthly Rosary for Peace
Our Social Justice Ministry welcomes you to pray the Rosary for Peace on the 1st Sundays of each month. Rosary for Peace begins at 9:15 a.m. on the following days in 2017: April 2nd, May 7th, June 4th, July 2nd, August 6th, September 3rd, October 1st, November 5th, December 3rd.
Weekly Morning Prayer on Thursdays
Our Morning Prayer Service is held every Thursday at 7:45 a.m., for approximately 25 minutes prior to daily Mass. Please join us for quiet times of centering prayer, a brief reflection, shared petitions, and all framed with simple music. All are welcome! If you would like more information, please contact Susan Schaeffer at firstname.lastname@example.org or (415) 935-1729.
Is your rosary sitting in a drawer, broken and need of repair? Contact Suzy Arnhart before or after the 10:30 am Mass, and she will gladly repair it free of charge. You can also contact the Parish Office (510) 653-8631.