MONDAYS 8:30 am Holy Mass
TUESDAYS 8:30 am Holy Mass
WEDNESDAYS 8:30 am Communion Service
and 7 pm Choir Rehearsal
THURSDAYS 8:30 am Holy Mass
FRIDAYS 8:30 am Holy Mass
SATURDAYS 4 pm: Reconciliation
and 5 pm Vigil Mass
SUNDAYS 8 am, 10:30 am and 6 pm Holy Mass
Feast-ival Annual Celebration of the St. Augustine Feast Fay! Sunday, August 25th, Noon to 2pm. See more information below!
Family Faith Formation, Sunday @ 9:15 am, beginning September 15th with a blessing at the 10:30 am Mass
Children’s Liturgy of the Word, Sundays @ 10:30 am
RCIA Dismissal, Sundays @ 10:30 am Mass
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St. Augustine Feast Day celebration will take place this Sunday, August 25th. We will celebrate with an all community Mass at 10:30 am. There will not be an 8 am or 6 pm Mass on that day. All are invited to join in our Feast-ival in the Parish yard following the Mass. There are many opportunities to help make this event great! If you have any questions please call the Parish office at (510) 653-8631
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: email@example.com
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: firstname.lastname@example.org or see April after Mass.
RCIA: We are beginning the Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults soon. If you have friends or family members who would like to learn more about the Christian Faith kindly invite them to join RCIA.
Roof replacement: The roofs of Elizabeth House and the Rectory have failed and need replacement. In the coming weeks we will be starting work to re-place them. Your valuable contributions to this works will be much appreciated. The total cost is about $58,000. Kindly pray that the work goes smoothly and we are able to complete them before the rainy season.
Broader Community Events
COMPANIONS IN IGNATIAN SERVICE & SPIRITUALITY: Is a 10 month program from September – June. This is a unique program for mature men and women to deepen their relationship with God while serving those in need. Applications are being accepted for the 2019 – 2020 year. Email Marco@SaintAgnesSF.com or call (415) 487 – 8560 Ext 224
BISHOP’S ANNUAL APPEAL: Visit the Diocese of Oakland Website to find out what ministries you can support by contributing to the annual appeal. We are all called to serve in the vineyard of the Lord. Bishop Michael Barber invites us to walk together to Rebuild His Church.
ST. VINCENT DE PAUL: Do you want to show the love you feel for SVdP? Come volunteer with us! Play the piano for clients in our Community Center, chop vegetables with Elvis in our kitchen, or help run a craft demo in our Fremont or Livermore stores. There’s so much happening here, and most of it goes better with more hands involved. We’d love to train you in a new, rewarding volunteer opportunity. Contact John Sterns,(925) 323-5848for more details. Your free time can make such a difference in the life of someone in need. Please visit there website at Svdp-alameda.org or call (510) 638-7600, for more information.
California Catholic Bishops Issue Call to Protect Our Common Home:
The California Catholic Conference (CCC) has issued its Pastoral Statement on the fourth anniversary of Pope Francis’ encyclical Laudato Si’ with a two-fold vision in mind: To animate and energize the implementation in California of what Laudato Si’ calls us to do, and to offer a dynamic teaching and evangelization tool for our Catholic faith community and beyond, especially for young people. Resources in Spanish and English are available at https://www.cacatholic.org/care-for-ourcommon-home#Links
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.
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.
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.
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.