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2 high schools over

Italian Catholic
celebrates its
90th year

Records fall
at CYO track
and field meet

Close game decides
Eighth Grade
basketball championship

Sister Mary
Joan Doran, OP

Special section

Tribute to the
Class of 2014

to graduates

In their own words

Bishop O'Dowd

High School

De La Salle
High School

Holy Names
High School

Moreau Catholic
High School

St. Elizabeth
High School

Salesian College

St. Joseph Notre
Dame High School

Bishop O'Dowd
student gets
perfect SAT score

4 students complete
almost 18,000 hours
as volunteers

Bequest funds scholarships for
two at SJND

De La Salle breaks
ground for $20M
Innovation Center

Holy Names
students bring technology
education to pupils

Celebrating a
garden, and
Catholic education

Helping others
knows no age limits
at St. Agnes

Our Lady of
Guadalupe School
celebrates its
50th anniversary

50th anniversary
of Salesian's first
graduating class

Support for
missing girls

Honoring Mary,
honoring mothers

Young kitchen

Joy Through
Toys Walk

Singing for
the bishop

St. Isidore car wash

For city kids, city neighborhoods

College graduations work around, even embrace social media

placeholder June 9, 2014   •   VOL. 52, NO. 11   •   Oakland, CA
Congratulations to graduates

Most Rev.
Michael C. Barber, SJ

I join with your many family and friends in congratulating you on your graduation.

Your Catholic education has instilled in you a solid education, athletics and activities, community service, but most of all, a Catholic identity. This experience of a Christ-centered education will guide you throughout your lifetime.

As St. John Bosco wrote, "School is not the end; it is rather the instrumental means for improving your way of life."

You have the basis of education and faith. Go confidently into the world.

God bless you!

Most Rev. Michael C. Barber, SJ
Bishop of Oakland

To the Class of 2014:

Sister Barbara Bray, SNJM

Congratulations to each of you graduates of the Class of 2014!

During the years of your Catholic education, you have developed your unique God-given gifts in a community of faith, learning and service.

As you go forth, you go with our prayer that you celebrate your wonderful achievements; continue to understand your special place in family, Church and society; and that you improve the world by living the Gospel values you have learned.

May the Lord bless and keep you and give you peace.

Sister Barbara Bray, SNJM
Superintendent of Schools

More grad news

There will be more school and graduation news in our June 23 issue too. We had so much news, and some schools have their graduation ceremonies later in June, so we'll devote more space for school news in that issue.

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