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  CURRENT ISSUE:  October 10, 2016   •   VOL. 54, NO. 17   •   Oakland, CA

'You are a sign of God's great love for us'
Couples representing almost 3,400 years of marriage filled the Cathedral of Christ the Light on Oct. 2 with promises renewed in the company of family and friends. With the brides carrying single roses, the couples walked — or wheeled — down the aisle in a happy, and ageless, procession. >>>

Sharing the life
of St. Teresa

Sisters in the distinctive white-and-blue habits gave blessings to visitors at the international traveling exhibition on the life of St. Teresa of Kolkata, which stopped at the Cathedral of Christ the Light from Oct. 2 to 9.  >>>

Funeral center opens at Lafayette cemetery
On a peaceful autumn afternoon more than 500 Catholics joined Oakland Bishop Michael C. Barber, SJ, in Lafayette's Queen of Heaven Cemetery to dedicate a new funeral center that will help Catholics reverently carry out one of the corporal works of mercy, to bury the dead.  >>>
Cathedral construction
and parking garage update

This communication is to give you an update on the construction and design issues at the Cathedral Center that we first reported last fall. These issues include water intrusion at various locations and excessive deflection or sagging of floor slabs in the Chancery, rectory and parking garage. The Cathedral of Christ the Light, which is a structurally separate building, is generally unaffected.  >>>


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