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January 8, 2018   •   VOL. 56, NO. 1   •   Oakland, CA
Calendar of Events


New Events

Friday, Jan. 12
All-You-Can-Eat Fish Fry, Grilled Cheese and Pasta Too! 5 to 7 p.m. at St. Raymond Parish, 11555 Shannon Ave., Dublin. $7 per person; takeout $7 per box. $3 for kids, 6-12 years, 5 years and under eat free. Kids' menu includes baked fish sticks and mozzarella sticks. Sponsored by Knights of Columbus, Council 7987.

Jan. 12, 13
Salesian College Preparatory's 53rd Annual All-You-Can-Eat Crab Feed. Jan. 12: 7 p.m. social hour, 8 p.m. dinner; Jan. 13: 6 p.m. social hour, 7 p.m. dinner; 9 p.m. dancing. In Salesian Gymnasium, 2851 Salesian Ave., Richmond. Tickets: $50 per person. Reservation deadline: Jan. 9. No tickets sold at the door. Information: crabfeed@salesian.com or 510-234-4433, ext. 1126.

Saturday, Jan. 13
St. Patrick Parish Annual Crab Feast. 6 p.m. happy hour, 7 p.m. crab feasting at St. Patrick Parish, 1023 Peralta St., Oakland. Tickets: $50. No take-outs or tickets sold at the door. For tickets contact the parish office at 510-444-1081 and leave a message. Information: Mary Loggins, 510-532-5003 or Mary Washington, 510-535-0912.

Saturday, Jan. 20
St. Catherine Young Ladies Institute 64 presents the "Forever Young" Fashion Show & Salad Bar Luncheon. 11:30 a.m. at St. Catherine of Siena Parish Hall, 604 Mellus St., Martinez. Salad bar luncheon followed by fashion show. Tickets are $20 and will not be available at the door. For tickets call Willy at 925-228-9072 or Gerri at 925-698-7644.

Sunday, Jan. 21
Pasta Dinner at San Damiano. 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. at San Damiano Retreat, 710 Highland Drive, Danville. $15 for adults, $10 for kids 12 and under. Information: www.sandamiano.org or 925-837-9141.

Jan. 26 to 28
St. Bonaventure's Womens Christian Fellowship 24th Annual Retreat. At St. Clare's Retreat Center. Cost is $225 per person. Registration flyers available on the St. Bonaventure Church website. Contact Clare at 925-529-7675.

Saturday, Jan. 27
Dominican Study Day with Sister Margaret Mayce, OP. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Dominican Center, 43326 Mission Circle (entrance off Mission Tierra), Fremont. Topic: Think Globally, Act Locally: Leave No One Behind." How can local communities and the Dominican family work to empower women? RSVP by Jan. 19 at http://bit.ly/2018StudyDay or dial 510-933-6360.

Super Bowl Crab Feed Party. 6 p.m. at St. Bonaventure Parish, 5562 Clayton Road, Concord. Includes a live and silent auction and door prizes. Wear your favorite team apparel. Tickets are $50 per person and can be purchased in the church foyer after masses, the office or by contacting Mike Farnham 925-672-3422 or 925-766-2864. Sponsor: St. Bonaventure Knights of Columbus, Council 6038.

Moreau Catholic High School Booster Club presents is 49th annual Dinner and Auction, an all-you-can-eat fresh crab feed from 5-11 p.m. Dining, auctions, raffles. Moreau Catholic High School, Ivaldi Student Center and Main Gym, 27170 Mission Blvd., Hayward. Tickets online at moreaucatholic.org/crabfeedCV18.

Sunday, Jan. 28
Seminar on Cutting-Edge Cancer Research. 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. at 43148 Mission Blvd., Fremont. The Mary Kay Foundation Seminar, sponsored by the St. Joseph Cancer Support Group, Fremont, will feature two speakers: Jiangbin Ye, assistant professor of Stanford Radiation Oncology, and Patricia Picard, The Mary Kay Foundation Ambassador, will also talk about the Foundation and the importance of protecting one's skin from the harmful effects of the sun and pollution. Details: www.saintjosephmsj.org/sjcancer or email sjcancer@outlook.com.

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SPIRITUALITY

Jan. 8, 15, 22
Weekly meditation groups in the John Main, OSB, tradition. 5:30 and 7:30 p.m. Mondays in the Keeley Center, St. Charles Borromeo Church, 1315 Lomitas Ave., Livermore. Claire La Scola, 925-447-9800 or clairelascola@gmail.com.

Jan. 9, 16, 23
Men of St. Joseph meeting. 7 to 8 a.m. Tuesdays in Ourspace room, at St. Mary of the Immaculate Conception Church, 2039 Mt. Diablo Blvd., Walnut Creek. Information: michaelgallagher1025@outlook.com.

Jan. 9, 23
Fil/Am ministry. 7:30 p.m. second and fourth Tuesdays, St. Clement Parish Center, 750 Calhoun St., Hayward. Simon Medrano, 510-303-2965.

Jan. 10, 17, 24
Perpetual Help Devotion Baclaran format. Wednesdays, 8:15 a.m. after last morning Mass, Our Lady Queen of the World Church, 3155 Winterbrook Drive, Bay Point. 925-550-0679.

Mondays
Rosary in Spanish. 7:30 p.m., St. Joseph Parish Center, 2100 Pear St., Pinole. 510-741-4900.

Wednesdays
Meditation of the next Sunday Gospel and Coronilla in Spanish. 7:30 p.m. at St. Joseph Parish Center, 2100 Pear St., Pinole. 510-741-4900.

First Wednesdays
Catholic Men's Night. 7 p.m. at St. Mary of the Immaculate Conception Parish, 2039 Mt. Diablo Blvd., Walnut Creek. Adoration, Confession and rosary for men. Food and drink follow. Contact: michaelgallagher1025@outlook.com.

Thursdays
Holy Hour for Vocations. 7 p.m. at Corpus Christi Parish, 37891 Second St., Fremont. 510-790-3207.

First Thursdays
Holy Hour-First Thursday (or Thursday before first Friday.) 7 p.m. at St. Margaret Mary Church, 1219 Excelsior Ave., Oakland. Every Thursday before the First Friday is a day of special prayer for the new vocations to the priesthood and religious life and for our priests, religious, deacons and seminarians. 510-482-0596.

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TAIZE

(An ecumenical, candlelit service of prayer in simple chant, Scripture readings, silent worship and veneration of the cross.)

Friday, Jan. 19
8 to 9 p.m. third Fridays at the Dominican Sisters of Mission San Jose Chapel, 43326 Mission Circle, Fremont. Information: Teresa Schmidt, 510-933-6366.

Sunday, Jan. 21
7:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Christ the King Church, 199 Brandon Road, Pleasant Hill. Ecumenical services held the third Sunday of the month at different sites.

Friday, Jan. 26
8 p.m. at St. Joseph Basilica, 1109 Chestnut St., Alameda. Every fourth Friday, (every third Friday in November and December). Information: www.facebook.com/TaizeOnTheIsland.

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EUCHARISTIC ADORATION

Perpetual
St. John the Baptist Divine Mercy Adoration Chapel, 11152 San Pablo Ave., El Cerrito. 510-230-4325; stjohns@sjtbc.us.

Holy Spirit Parish, 37588 Fremont Blvd., Fremont. 510-797-1660.

St. Michael Parish, 458 Maple St. at Fourth St., Livermore. To schedule: Adoration@StMichaelLivermore.com.

Daily
6 a.m. to 10 p.m. at St. Agnes Parish, 3966 Chestnut Ave., Concord.

9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Most Holy Rosary Church, 1313 A St., Antioch. 925-757-4020.

Monday to Thursday
2:30 to 3:30 p.m., St. Felicitas Church Chapel (inside St. Joseph Center/Office), 1662 Manor Blvd., San Leandro. 510-351-5244.

Monday to Saturday, First Friday
9:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday to Saturday, 9:30 a.m. to midnight every First Friday at Our Lady of Good Counsel Chapel, 2500 Bermuda Ave., San Leandro. 510-614-2765.

Mondays
7 to 8:30 p.m. in the chapel at St. Francis of Assisi Church, 860 Oak Grove Ave., Concord. 925-682-5447.

Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays
9 a.m. to 6 p.m., in the convent chapel; and 2 to 9 p.m. in the church on Wednesdays at St. Bede Parish, 26950 Patrick Ave., Hayward. 510-782-2171.

Mondays, Wednesdays
12:45 to 6:30 p.m., St. Elizabeth Seton Church, 4001 Stoneridge Drive, Pleasanton.

Tuesdays
8 a.m. to 6:45 p.m. benediction in Mary's Chapel at St. Jarlath Church, 2620 Pleasant St., Oakland.

First Tuesdays
7 to 8 p.m., Eucharistic Adoration in Vietnamese, at St. Joseph Basilica, 1109 Chestnut St., Alameda. 510-522-0181.

Wednesdays
6 to 7 p.m. Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament; Confessions: 6 to 6:45 p.m. at St. Joseph the Worker Church, 1640 Addison St., Berkeley. 510-843-2244; www.stjosephtheworkerchurch.org.

6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at St. David of Wales Church, 5641 Esmond Ave., Richmond. 510-237-1531.

Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays
7 a.m. to 9 p.m. Thursdays and Fridays, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays at St. Mary Church, 2039 Mt. Diablo Blvd., Walnut Creek. 925-891-8900.

9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursdays, 9 a.m. to midnight Fridays, midnight Fridays to 8 a.m. Saturdays, Immaculate Heart of Mary Church, 500 Fairview Ave., Brentwood. 925-634-4154.

Thursdays, First Saturdays
9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursdays, 6 p.m. to 7 a.m. Sunday (first Saturdays), St. Isidore Church, 440 La Gonda Way, Danville. 925-837-2122.

Fridays
Noon to 5 p.m. at St. Catherine of Siena Church, 606 Mellus St., Martinez. 925-324-3589.

1 to 8 p.m. at St. Monica Church, 1001 Camino Pablo, Moraga. 925-376-6900.

7 a.m. to 7 p.m. at Church of the Good Shepherd, 3200 Harbor St., Pittsburg. 925-439-6404.

First Fridays
9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at St. Philip Neri Church, 3100 Van Buren St., Alameda. 510-373-5200.

9 a.m. to 8 p.m. at St. Raymond Church, 11555 Shannon Ave., Dublin.

12:30 to 4:45 p.m. at St. Felicitas Church, 1662 Manor Blvd., San Leandro. 510-351-5244.

8:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. and from 7 to 10 p.m. at St. Joseph Basilica, 1109 Chestnut St., Alameda. 510-522-0181.

First Saturdays
Immediately following 8:30 a.m. Mass until 3:30 p.m. at St. John Vianney Church, Mullen Commons Library, 1650 Ygnacio Valley Road, Walnut Creek. 925-939-7911.

Every last Saturday
Immediately after 7 p.m. Spanish Mass; ends with benediction at 9 p.m., St. Joseph Church, 837 Tennent Ave., Pinole. 510-741-4900.

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RETREATS

Tuesday, Jan. 9
Music of Hildegard of Bingen. 7 to 8:30 p.m. at Santa Sabina Retreat, 25 Magnolia Ave., San Rafael. Devi Mathieu leads a gentle, contemplative practice of listening and singing the music of Hildegard. Suggested donation: $10-20. Information: 415-457-7727 or www.santasabinacenter.org.

Jan. 26 to 28
Franciscan Spirituality Retreat with Father Larry Gosselin, OFM, at San Damiano Retreat, 710 Highland Drive, Danville. Cost is $215 (shared room) or $245 (private room). Information/registration: go to www.sandamiano.org or 925-837-9141, ext.315.

Jan. 26 to 28
Healing & Wholeness Retreat with Tom Gorham at San Damiano Retreat, 710 Highland Drive, Danville. Cost is $215 (shared room) or $245 (private room). Information/registration: go to www.sandamiano.org or 925-837-9141, ext.315.

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SUPPORT GROUPS

Thursday, Jan. 18
Catholic Divorced Widowed Separated of Contra Costa Support Group. 7 p.m. third Thursdays at St. Mary Church, 2039 Mt. Diablo Blvd., Walnut Creek. Contact Joan S. at 925-939-1007.

Tuesday, Jan. 30
Healing the Heart Grief Workshop. 7:30 to 9 p.m. at St. Bonaventure Church, 5562 Clayton Road, Concord. Six-week grief workshop. Information /registration: Helene Billeci at 925-686-4870. There is no cost to attend but registration is required by Jan. 23.

Feb. 13 to March 27
Christ the King Grief Support Workshop. 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesdays at Queen of Heaven Cemetery, 1965 Reliez Valley Road, Lafayette. This seven-week program creates a safe and welcoming space for those experiencing the pain that comes with the death of a loved one. Registration deadline is Feb. 6. Information/registration: Kate Neal at 510-267-8339 or katen@cfcsoakland.org.

Third Wednesdays
Military Peer Support Group. 7 to 8 p.m. in the rectory at St. Augustine Church, 3999 Bernal Ave., Pleasanton. Veterans share life challenges and opportunities. Contact: Dom Pietro at 925-462-4665 or pie411@comcast.net.

Thursdays
Widows/widowers grief support group. 5 p.m. at Immaculate Heart of Mary Parish, 500 Fairview Ave., Brentwood. Information: Sandy Heinisch, 925-513-3412 or sandynca@sbcglobal.net.

Parents Who Have Lost a Child Grief Support Group. At Immaculate Heart of Mary Parish, 500 Fairview Ave., Brentwood. Information: Sandy Heinisch, 925-513-3412 or sandynca@sbcglobal.net

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Catholic Funeral & Cemetery Service, Ministry Events & Support Groups

Presented by the Catholic Funeral & Cemetery Services Grief Ministries, Diocese of Oakland.Sessions are open to all, regardless of religious affiliation.

CFCS EVENTS

Jan. 13 and 14
Parish Outreach, Most Holy Rosary Parish, 1313 A St, Antioch. Information: 925-757-4020.

Grief Support

Tuesday, Jan. 9
Why Does It Hurt So Much? 7 p.m. second Thursdays at Queen of Heaven Catholic Cemetery, 1965 Reliez Valley Road, Lafayette. Call 925-932-0900 for further information.

Thursday, Jan. 11
Why Does It Hurt So Much? 2 p.m. second Thursdays at St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery, 2540 Church Lane, San Pablo. Call 510-234-2012 for further information.

Thursday, Jan. 11
Why Does It Hurt So Much? 7 p.m. second Thursdays at Sorensen Chapel, 1140 B St., Hayward. Call 510-581-1234 for further information.

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