Please see our Ministries Page to view ministry events including:
RCIA — Wednesdays @ 6:15 p.m.
Family Faith Formation — Sundays from 9:15-10:15 a.m.
Children’s Liturgy of the Word (CLW) — Sundays @ 10:30 a.m.
Mardi Gras Celebration on Sunday, February 11th following the 10:30 a.m. Mass.
Ash Wednesday, February 14th, 7 p.m. Mass
Parish Lenten Day of Prayer and Reconciliation: Friday, February 16th
Lenten Stations of the Cross: every Friday at noon beginning February 23rd through March 23rd
St. Patrick’s Day Mass with Fr. Padriag Greene: Saturday, March 17th @ 5 p.m.
Parish Book Club
If you are interested in participating in our parish book club, please contact Fr. Augustine. We will be reading Introduction to a Devout Life by St. Francis de Sales. The Tuesday session begins on February 6th at 1 p.m., and the Friday session begins on February 9th at 7 p.m.
Broader Community Events
The WINGS Winter Season is devoted to the study and sharing of Scripture. WINGS is a faith enhancement group that encourages spiritual growth through prayer, Scripture study, catechesis, life sharing and community. Meetings take place on Wednesdays in St. Theresa Event Center (4850 Clarewood Dr., Oakland), meeting room 1 at 9:15am 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! Women from local parishes and other denominations are welcome. For additional information, contact Courtenay Redis at firstname.lastname@example.org
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. and takes place in the front of the sanctuary near the alcove holding the Blessed Sacrament.
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 email@example.com or (415) 935-1729.
Our Music Director, April McNeely is offering music classes on how to read music. They are held on Wednesday nights from 6 pm to 7 pm in the church.
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. Contact the Parish Office (510) 653-8631.
Please join members of the Prayer Treeto pray “Rosary for Peace” on the 1st Sunday of the month. Rosary for Peace begins at 9:15 AM , on following days in 2018: January 7th, February 4th, March 4th, April 8th (second Sunday), May 6th, June 3rd, July 1st, August 5th, September 2nd, October 7th, November 4th, and December 2nd.