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New president aims
to let people know
St. Martin de Porres
is here

Wood Rose
Academy gets a
first-ever visit from
the bishop
of Oakland

Eighth-graders
gather at the
cathedral

Three questions
Leo Keegan
on Carnival
of the Animals

St. Jarlath library
gets a makeover

St. Bede pupils
learn about ALS
— and drench
the principal

St. Joseph Fremont students look
at the drought,
social teaching

County honors
St. Philip Neri teacher

Hang on to your hats

Grant funds
extended day
at St. Paul

Golden jubilee
at OLG

Honor for
HNHS senior

United community
at St. John's

Panthers run with
the Comets

'Caring is Sharing'

Obituaries:
• Sister Mary
Barbara Carroll
• Rev. Augustine Koilparampil
• Deacon Rudy Brazil

Order of Malta
honors champions
of clinic

Year of Consecrated Life helps laity learn more about religious

Special Requiem
Mass to be
celebrated Nov. 1

Ground is broken
for Mother Teresa
Center

Kelly Moore offers discount on paint,
gift to diocese

Wedding anniversary Mass set for Oct. 19

Blue Mass set
for Oct. 9

Pro-life events happening around
the diocese

Birthright of
San Lorenzo offers 'The alternative'

Physicians' group supports life

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placeholder October 6, 2014   •   VOL. 52, NO. 17   •   Oakland, CA
Elementary Schools Information Guide

'Caring is Sharing'
Pupils at St. Patrick School in Rodeo know the true value of service. Through the school's Service Learning Program, teachers introduce Catholic Social Teaching and help pupils understand the value of giving. In the fall, pupils bring in more than 2,000 pounds of fresh produce for the local food bank, hold a Change for Change Penny Drive to support World Food Day, provide daily canned goods for the local Share Manna Food Pantry, put together 70 Thanksgiving dinners for the parish St. Vincent de Paul Society, and collect warm pajamas for Casa of Solano for young children in the foster care system. With the motto of "Caring is Sharing" students actively live out their faith by being people of service to others.
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