Calendar & Announcements


2019 Holy Week Schedule

Palm Sunday: Sunday, April 14th, Passion Reading and Procession of Palms at 8:00 am, 10:30 am and 6 pm
Reconciliation: Monday, April 15th at 7:00 pm
Tenebrae service: Wednesday, April 17th at 6:00 pm
Holy Thursday Mass: Thursday, April 18th at 7:00 pm. Adoration until midnight.

Good Friday: Friday, April 19th:

Seven Last Words at 12 pm
Divine Chaplet at 3:00 pm
Stations of the Cross led by our families at 3:30 pm
Veneration of the Cross at 7:00 pm

Holy Saturday: Morning Prayer April 20th at 9:00 am, Art and Environment Set-up from 9:30 – 3 pm

Easter Sunday
Easter Vigil: Saturday, April 20th at 8:30 pm. There will be no Reconciliation or 5 pm Mass
Easter Sunday Masses : April 21st at 8 am & 10:30 am. There will be no 6 pm Mass on Easter.


Parish Events

Please see our Message from the Ministry Coordinator to view more details of these upcoming ministry events:

Family Faith Formation, Sundays @ 9:10 am

Children’s Liturgy of the Word, Sundays @ 10:30 am

RCIA Dismissal, Sundays @ 10:30 am Mass

RCIA Class, Sundays @ 12 noon


Parish Announcements

Mom and Dad’s Group
Inviting all small children (3 and under) and their parents to join in forming a Mom and Dad’s Group. This is in the beginning organizational stage, so day and time has not yet been determined. For more information, please contact Kristine Smith at her email:

Children’s Choir
Our Music Director, April McNeely, would like to start a children’s choir. Interested parents should contact her by phone: 510-504-4784 or email: or see April after Mass.


Musical Production

April is also looking for singers, actors, and dancers for a production of Marty Haugen’s musical “That You May Have Life: Stories from the Gospel of John”. Please contact her by phone: 510-504-4784 or email: or see her after Mass.




Broader Community Events


WINGS (Women in God’s Spirit)
The WINGS Spring season is devoted to the topic of Faith in Action. WINGS is a faith enhancement group for women: it encourages spiritual growth through prayer, Scripture study, catechesis, life sharing and community. We gather on Wednesdays in the St. Theresa Event Center (4850 Clarewood Dr., Oakland), meeting room 1, at 9:15 a.m. with hospitality followed by the guest speaker and program until 11:15 a.m. 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! Our theme for this year is Here I Am Lord. For more information, or to attend as a guest, contact St. Augustine parishioner Courtenay Redis at
You can view this season’s speaker schedule: WINGS Spring Schedule 2019

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 & Opportunities

Monthly Rosary for Peace
Our Social Justice Ministry welcomes you to pray the Rosary for Peace. 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.

Music Class
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.

Prayer Tree
Please join members of the Prayer Tree to pray “Rosary for Peace” on the 1st Sunday of the month. Rosary for Peace begins at 9:15 AM.

Rosary Repairs
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.

Matching Gift Program – Help Your Parish
If your company/place of employment has a matching gift program, please contact your HR department for details on how to double your St. Augustine’s plate contribution.

St. Vincent de Paul Society, Parish Conference
Our St. Augustine chapter accepts donations of non-perishable food, bottled water. Leave donations
in the SVdP basket in the vestibule. To learn more about our St. Vincent de Paul chapter, please visit our Social Justice page. Thank You.