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December 17, 2007   •   VOL. 45, NO. 21    •   Oakland, CA

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Festival of lights in Livermore

Deacon Dave Rezendes heads up Santa’s Secret Service

Diocese honors Our Lady of Guadalupe

California bishops offer suggestions for immigration reform

Mary Help of Christians Parish faces challenge of sustainability

Recycle your e-waste at St. Vincent de Paul thrift stores

Retiring funeral director reflects on 60-plus years of service

Abortion’s impact on men examined in S.F. conference

Annual Walk for Life set for January 19 in San Francisco

Nun-critic offers viewersÍguide for ‘The Golden Compass’

Catholic radio begins in Bay Area

Christmas marks 100th anniversary of first Mass in Berkeley church

Christmas programs to air on EWTN

War might end Christianity in Iraq

Mary’s singular grace proclaimed at Lourdes

A pilgrimage to Lourdes is a journey of expectant faith

Plenary indulgence authorized for visits to Lourdes

Report examines retailers’ marketing practices on violent video games

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Diocese honors Our Lady of Guadalupe
 


 

 
Hundreds of teenagers joined the diocesan procession including these young women.
JOSE LUIS AGUIRRE PHOTO
 

The diocesan-sponsored
procession along Oakland’s International Boulevard drew thousands including these women who sang during the Dec. 8 pilgrimage from St. Louis Bertrand Church to Lake Merritt.
JOSE LUIS AGUIRRE PHOTO

A member of Danza de Viejitos honors the Virgin of Guadalupe during the eight-mile pilgrimage.
JOSE LUIS AGUIRRE PHOTO

Bishop Allen Vigneron and three Hispanic priests watch an Aztec dancer during the conclusion of the diocesan pilgrimage at the Lake Merritt rotunda.
JOSE LUIS AGUIRRE PHOTO

Members of Danza la Milagrosa from parishes in Hayward walk during the diocesan pilgrimage.
JOSE LUIS AGUIRRE PHOTO

Roxanna Garcia, a member of St. Paul Parish in San Pablo, plays the role of Our Lady of Guadalupe, during the 12-mile Guadalupana pilgrimage, Dec. 1, from South San Francisco’s All Souls Church to San Francisco’s St. Mary’s Cathedral. Alfredo Ruiz of the cathedral parish represented Juan Diego.
DAN MORRIS-YOUNG PHOTO


Following a Mexican tradition, this mother dresses her son like St. Juan Diego during a Dec. 9 procession at St. Joseph the Worker Parish in honor of Our Lady of Guadalupe.
SUSAN HALL PHOTO



One of the dozen floats in the diocesan procession contains flags from countries throughout Latin America. Our Lady of Guadalupe is the patroness of the Americas.
JOSE LUIS AGUIRRE PHOTO


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