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Pro-life boot camp to encourage high schoolers to stand up for life

Organist appointed cathedral’s new music director

Cathedral shop hosts children’s story hour

Parish counseling center offers help in current recession

Therapist applies wisdom of St. Bonaventure to contemporary woes

Catholics in Vietnam march against police attacks

Honduran bishop says wealthy behind ouster of President Zelaya

Hospital ministry director named

• Sister Hosanna Almaguer, OP
• Deacon Ferris Anthony
• Sister M. Edwardine Bohan, SHF
• Sister Marian Ruth Christensen, SNJM
• Deacon Robert Dowling
• Sister Mary Therese Janke, OP
• Sister M. Elizabeth Murray, SHF
• Father Stanley Fabian Parmisano. OP
• Sister Mary Charles Reilly, OP

placeholder August 10, 2009   •   VOL. 47, NO. 14   •   Oakland, CA

These teens are among the more than 400 youth from 29 parishes who attended the youth rally for prayer and inspiration.
all photos by Jose Aguirre

Youth rally at Oakland cathedral

LEFT: A member of Jovenes para Cristo of St. Cornelius Parish in Richmond holds his group’s banner at the beginning of the July 25 diocesan youth rally at the Cathedral of Christ the Light. ABOVE: A young teen in a moment of prayerful reflection.
ABOVE: Oakland Bishop Salvatore Cordileone tells his vocation story during the youth rally Mass. BELOW: The rally evokes attentive listening among both teens and young adults.
Grace Chaffey, a member of “One Refuge” musical group at Queen of All Saints Parish, Concord, leads the Responsorial Psalm.

Daisy Estrada and Joaquin Deanda of Mary, Help of Christians Parish in Oakland bring up the Offertory gifts.
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