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
LINEN SERVERS NEEDED
The church is in need of linen servers, who would wash and iron the corporals and purificators for one month at a time, three times per year. Please contact Linda at the Rectory Office at (510) 653-8631 if you are interested.
Please see our Ministries Page to view ministry events including:
Parish Solidarity Initiative — Saturday, October 7th @ 8:30am
RCIA — Wednesday, October 11th @ 6:15 pm
Children’s Liturgy of the Word (CLW) — Sunday, October 15th from 9:15-10:15am
Family Faith Formation — Sunday, October 15th @ 10:30am
Safe Environment for Children Project — Saturday, October 21st from 10am to 12:30pm
CRS Fair Trade Ethical Study — There will be several small faith studies set up to share the role of Fair Trade in our Church, community and world. You can attend on any of the scheduled sessions. The dates and times are posted on the bulletin board in the vestibule of the church. If you would like more information, please call the Parish Office.
Spiritual Book Club — Father Augustine will be leading the discussion on “Making All Things New,” by Henri Nouwen. If you are interested in participating in the New Book club, please sign the sheet with your name and contact information. Also, check the boxes for the days of the week that you would like to participate. This will help Fr. Augustine plan for time and date that works for all. If you have any questions please call the Parish office.
Broader Community Events
WINGS — Women In God’s Spirit
WINGS is back on October 11, 2017. This is a faith enhancement group for women: it encourages spiritual growth through prayer, Scripture study, catechesis, life sharing and community. Our theme for this year is Gather Your People. Click here for the WINGS Fall Schedule 2017 for a full schedule of the Fall season. We gather on Wednesdays at St. Theresa Parish in meeting room 1 at 9:15am from October through May with hospitality, followed by the guest speaker and program until 11:15am. Our guest speaker presentations will uplift you and keep you informed. You’ll experience a welcoming community as we support each other in our spiritual growth. Bring a friend! You’ll meet other women from St. Augustine’s, other local parishes and other denominations! Join us on opening day, October 11th. To learn more, please contact Courtenay Redis at firstname.lastname@example.org or 510-541-3253
New Choir at The Cathedral
The St. Hildegard Schola is a new ensemble at the Cathedral for women and girls age ten and up. They sing on Saturdays at the 5:30 pm Vigil Mass and for several other liturgical celebrations throughout the year. Repertoire ranges from Gregorian chant to other great choral music for treble voices written through the centuries to current day. To schedule an audition, please contact the Cathedral Director of Music Dr. Rudy de Vos email@example.com
LEO Center ESL
English as a Second Language Classes for ALL Levels
St. Columba’s Church 6401 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: November 5th, December 3rd.
Weekly Morning Prayer on Thursdays — currently on Summer break. Will resume on August 3rd
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.