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  CURRENT ISSUE:  January 18, 2016   •   VOL. 54, NO. 2   •   Oakland, CA

On a Lenten mission
On Ash Wednesday, Pope Francis will commission 800 priests from around the world as "missionaries of mercy," sending them forth in the Extraordinary Jubilee Year of Mercy. Among them will be Rev. Mark Wiesner, pastor of St. Charles Borromeo of Livermore.   >>>

'Am I supposed to do missionary work?'
With the blessing of Bishop Michael C. Barber, SJ, a diocesan priest with deep roots in the East Bay will pack a few possessions and head to Peru.   >>>

Rising to the challenge
After seeing photos of Syrian refugees moving toward Europe last summer, including the heartbreaking ones, members of Piedmont Community Church, wanted to take action.   >>>
Special Catholic Schools Week Section
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A celebration of Catholic education.

New director at FACE preparing for gala.

Moral values draw some non-Catholics to diocesan schools.

School fundraisers changing with the times.

And much more!  >>>

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