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  CURRENT ISSUE:  May 23, 2016   •   VOL. 54, NO. 10   •   Oakland, CA

Free legal clinic to open
One of the lasting aspects of this Extraordinary Jubilee of Mercy is the establishment of the Pope Francis Legal Clinic at the Cathedral of Christ the Light in Oakland.  >>>

Delta Deanery making Oakland pilgrimage
One thousand pilgrims — the largest group so far scheduled to journey to the Cathedral of Christ the Light— will make their way to Oakland on buses and in carpools from the far northeastern reaches of the diocese.  >>>

Faithful pass through the Door of Mercy
They came in buses from San Lorenzo and Hayward; on one of the banners they unfurled the face of Blessed Archbishop Oscar Romero looked on, and on the other, the photo of Pope Francis washing the feet of a parishioner on Holy Thursday, an image selected by the Diocese of Oakland to symbolize the Jubilee of Mercy.  >>>

St. Barnabas celebrates 90th anniversary
For a long time — 40 years to be exact — Alameda was a one-parish island town and that one parish was St. Joseph Parish. Those days came to an end on July 1, 1925, when San Francisco Archbishop Edward J. Hanna carved out two new parishes on the island. One of those parishes, St. Barnabas, would serve the west end of the island.  >>>

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