|August 12, 2013 • VOL. 51, NO. 14 • Oakland, CA|
| Youth, young adult events on calendar
Several events designed for young people in the Diocese of Oakland are on the September calendar.
The annual On Fire at NorCal Jam offers a day for about 4,000 young Catholics at Six Flags Discovery Kingdom in Vallejo on Sept. 21.
Mass will be celebrated with diocesan bishops, music will be provided by Jesse Manibusan and the Ike Ndolo Band. Speakers include Leah Darrow, Sandy Caldera, Righteous B and Manibusan.
General admission of $43 includes all-you-can-eat lunch buffet and rides with two hours of exclusive park access after the evening concert featuring Righteous B, Ike Ndolo Band and Manibusan.
A $63 deluxe admission includes preferred seating at all speakers/evening concert and a reception with appetizers and beverages with musicians.
This event is for Catholic high school youth and young adults in their 20s and 30s. Tickets are available at http://onfirenorcal.org.
Eighth-graders at the diocesan elementary schools are invited to Eighth Grade Day at the Cathedral of Christ the Light on Sept. 26. Students begin their day with arrival at 9:30 a.m. and play games on the plaza. They'll hear speaker Jackie Francois. Based in Orange County, she is a full-time traveling speaker, singer/songwriter and worship leader.
After a break for more activities on the plaza, they will attend Mass celebrated by Bishop Michael C. Barber, SJ. After Mass, the students will eat their lunch on the plaza, after which tours of the cathedral will be available. Registration, at $7 per student, includes a bottle of water and a morning snack. RSVP to www.eastbaycatholicyouth.com. Classes must register by Aug. 30, as space is limited.
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