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CALENDAR

SPIRITUALITY
Wednesdays, June 23, 30
Christ the King Bible Study and Charismatic Prayer Meeting. 7:30 p.m. at the Charismatic Catholic Renewal Office, 6 St. Lawrence Ct., Pleasant Hill. All are welcome to share in charismatic praise, singing and sharing the gifts of God’s Spirit. Personal prayer for healing will follow. Call: (800) 474-6644.

June 24-26
St. Anne’s Annual Days of Prayer. St. Anne Church, 1600 Rossmoor Parkway, Walnut Creek. Annual triduum (three days of prayer) honoring Our Lady of Perpetual Help. Consists of Mass, homily and Devotion prayers. Mass and Devotion at 8 and 10 a.m. Thursday and Friday, and 9 a.m. on Saturday.

Friday, June 25
Ecumenical Candlelight Taize. 7:30 p.m. at St. Joseph Basilica, 1109 Chestnut St., Alameda. An hour or so of silence, solitude, and serenity. Prayer song, a combination of selective and contemplative mantras, accompanied by string instruments and/or percussion; may include Scriptural reading and inspirational prayer. Every 4th Friday.

Saturday, June 26
Gregorian Chant. Cum Jubilo and Exaudi Nos, Gregorian Chant groups sing the 4:30 p.m. vigil Mass at St. Ambrose Church, 1145 Gilman St. in Berkeley. Every 4th Saturday.

Fiesta in Honor of Our Lady of Antipolo. 5 p.m., St. Anthony Parish, 971 O’Hara Ave., Oakley. Oblate Father Jose Arong will preside at liturgy sponsored by the parish’s Filipino community. Dinner and raffle to follow. Contact: Lita Perez, (925) 625-2031 or Florrie Brice, (925) 625-4310.

Saturday, July 10
Liturgy for Parents, Family Members, Who Lost a Child. 5 p.m. at St. Edward Church, 5788 Thornton Ave., Newark. After Mass participants will meet in hall for refreshments, meeting and sharing. All are invited to bring stories and pictures.

Wednesday, July 21
Healing Mass. 7:30 p.m. at St. Leander Church, 550 West Estudillo Ave., San Leandro. Father John Prochaska presiding.

Daily Eucharistic Adoration
Eucharistic Adoration. 6 a.m. to 8 p.m., at 1850 Church Lane. At Mary’s House Chapel, 1850 Church Lane, San Pablo.

Perpetual Eucharistic Adoration
. At Divine Mercy Center and Perpetual Adoration Chapel, 11152 San Pablo Ave., El Cerrito. 24 hours a day. Do you want to change your life and live more with God? Then become an adorer of Christ. Spend an hour with Jesus. For more information, phone (510) 412-4715.

RETREATS

Saturday, July 31
A Day of Retreat With Father Michael Barry, SSCC. 10 a.m.- 3 p.m. at St. John the Baptist Church, 11150 San Pablo Ave., El Cerrito. The Sacred Hearts Father, who opened a place for the poor and homeless and a home for single and unwed mothers, has a special gift of inner healing. Registration fee: $20 per person. Phone: (510) 412-3537 or e-mail: divinemercyfdtn@peoplepc.com.

SUPPORT GROUPS

Tuesday, June 22
Catholic Divorced, Widowed and Separated (CDWS) of Contra Costa County Support Group. 7:30-9:30 p.m., on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday evenings, at the Family Life Office in Concord. For recently divorced, widowed or separated. Call Joe, (925) 682-3314 or Lanai, (925) 676-3338.

Saturday, July 3
Independence Day Picnic. At Sportsman’s Park in Rossmoor. Catholic Divorced, Widowed and Separated of Contra Costa will provide hot dogs, buns and charcoal. Members and guests to provide beverages and BBQ fixings. Those planning to attend should call Bob Butkus at (925) 934-2798 or Nildo Massucco for directions and password at (510) 547-4415.

Tuesdays, July 6, 20
Berkeley Divorced, Separated Catholics Support Group. 6-7:15 p.m. at. St. Mary Magdalen Parish, 2005 Berryman St., Berkeley. Led by psychotherapist. Meets on first and third Tuesdays of the month. Contact: Suzanne Lavois, (510) 655-3900.

EDUCATION
June 21, 22, 23
The 116th Grand Council Convention of the Catholic Ladies’ Aid Society. At the Flamingo Resort Hotel, 2777 Fourth St., Santa Rosa. Banquet speaker: Natalie Tovani-Walchuk, principal, St. Joseph the Worker School, Berkeley. Phone: Eleanor Abel, (510) 724-6430.

June 21, 28, July 5
Sex and Marriage Videos. 7:30 p.m. at St. Francis of Assisi Parish Office, 860 Oak Grove Road, Concord. View the video series “The Good News About Sex and Marriage” by Christopher West and listen to perspectives on the meaning of sex and the body. Call Brian, (925) 939-
2919.

SPIRITUALITY
Wednesdays, June 23, 30
Christ the King Bible Study and Charismatic Prayer Meeting. 7:30 p.m. at the Charismatic Catholic Renewal Office, 6 St. Lawrence Ct., Pleasant Hill. All are welcome to share in charismatic praise, singing and sharing the gifts of God’s Spirit. Personal prayer for healing will follow. Call: (800) 474-6644.

June 24-26
St. Anne’s Annual Days of Prayer. St. Anne Church, 1600 Rossmoor Parkway, Walnut Creek. Annual triduum (three days of prayer) honoring Our Lady of Perpetual Help. Consists of Mass, homily and Devotion prayers. Mass and Devotion at 8 and 10 a.m. Thursday and Friday, and 9 a.m. on Saturday.

Friday, June 25

Ecumenical Candlelight Taize. 7:30 p.m. at St. Joseph Basilica, 1109 Chestnut St., Alameda. An hour or so of silence, solitude, and serenity. Prayer song, a combination of selective and contemplative mantras, accompanied by string instruments and/or percussion; may include Scriptural reading and inspirational prayer. Every 4th Friday.

Saturday, June 26

Gregorian Chant. Cum Jubilo and Exaudi Nos, Gregorian Chant groups sing the 4:30 p.m. vigil Mass at St. Ambrose Church, 1145 Gilman St. in Berkeley. Every 4th Saturday.

Fiesta in Honor of Our Lady of Antipolo. 5 p.m., St. Anthony Parish, 971 O’Hara Ave., Oakley. Oblate Father Jose Arong will preside at liturgy sponsored by the parish’s Filipino community. Dinner and raffle to follow. Contact: Lita Perez, (925) 625-2031 or Florrie Brice, (925) 625-4310.

Saturday, July 10
Liturgy for Parents, Family Members, Who Lost a Child. 5 p.m. at St. Edward Church, 5788 Thornton Ave., Newark. After Mass participants will meet in hall for refreshments, meeting and sharing. All are invited to bring stories and pictures.

Wednesday, July 21
Healing Mass. 7:30 p.m. at St. Leander Church, 550 West Estudillo Ave., San Leandro. Father John Prochaska presiding.

Daily Eucharistic Adoration
Eucharistic Adoration. 6 a.m. to 8 p.m., at 1850 Church Lane. At Mary’s House Chapel, 1850 Church Lane, San Pablo.

Perpetual Eucharistic Adoration. At Divine Mercy Center and Perpetual Adoration Chapel, 11152 San Pablo Ave., El Cerrito. 24 hours a day. Do you want to change your life and live more with God? Then become an adorer of Christ. Spend an hour with Jesus. For more information, phone (510) 412-4715.

RETREATS
Saturday, July 31
A Day of Retreat With Father Michael Barry, SSCC. 10 a.m.- 3 p.m. at St. John the Baptist Church, 11150 San Pablo Ave., El Cerrito. The Sacred Hearts Father, who opened a place for the poor and homeless and a home for single and unwed mothers, has a special gift of inner healing. Registration fee: $20 per person. Phone: (510) 412-3537 or e-mail: divinemercyfdtn@peoplepc.com.

SUPPORT GROUPS
Tuesday, June 22
Catholic Divorced, Widowed and Separated (CDWS) of Contra Costa County Support Group. 7:30-9:30 p.m., on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday evenings, at the Family Life Office in Concord. For recently divorced, widowed or separated. Call Joe, (925) 682-3314 or Lanai, (925) 676-3338.

Saturday, July 3

Independence Day Picnic. At Sportsman’s Park in Rossmoor. Catholic Divorced, Widowed and Separated of Contra Costa will provide hot dogs, buns and charcoal. Members and guests to provide beverages and BBQ fixings. Those planning to attend should call Bob Butkus at (925) 934-2798 or Nildo Massucco for directions and password at (510) 547-4415.

Tuesdays, July 6, 20
Berkeley Divorced, Separated Catholics Support Group. 6-7:15 p.m. at. St. Mary Magdalen Parish, 2005 Berryman St., Berkeley. Led by psychotherapist. Meets on first and third Tuesdays of the month. Contact: Suzanne Lavois, (510) 655-3900.

EDUCATION

June 21, 22, 23
The 116th Grand Council Convention of the Catholic Ladies’ Aid Society. At the Flamingo Resort Hotel, 2777 Fourth St., Santa Rosa. Banquet speaker: Natalie Tovani-Walchuk, principal, St. Joseph the Worker School, Berkeley. Phone: Eleanor Abel, (510) 724-6430.

June 21, 28, July 5
Sex and Marriage Videos. 7:30 p.m. at St. Francis of Assisi Parish Office, 860 Oak Grove Road, Concord. View the video series “The Good News About Sex and Marriage” by Christopher West and listen to perspectives on the meaning of sex and the body. Call Brian, (925) 939-2919.

Tuesday, June 22
Meet the Author. 7 p.m. at Sagrada Sacred Arts, 4926 Telegraph Ave., Oakland. Sister Martha Ann Kirk, CCVI, will read from her new book, “Women of Bible Lands: A Pilgrimage to Compassion and Wisdom,” a book about ancient Christian, Jewish, Muslim women. Call (510) 653-7196.

Workshop: Families Dealing with Dementia. 5:30-7 p.m. at Mercy Retirement and Care Center, 3431 Foothill Blvd., Oakland. Led by Shaye M. Starkey, a social work consultant, the workshop will focus on dementia and how caregivers can respond to challenging behavior problems. To sign up or for more information, call (510) 534-8547, ext. 660.

July 1-4
Declarations of Media Independence Conference. At University of San Francisco’s McLaren complex, 2130 Fulton St., San Francisco. Focus on media literacy education, media reform, independent media production, workshops, and film screenings. Speakers include David Walsh, National Institute on Media and the Family, Peter Phillips, Project Censored. Cost: $275 ($155 students) for four days or $65 one day. For schedule, registration, visit website: www.acmecoalition.org/summitinfo.html; phone: Dorothy Kidd, (415) 422-5061 or Monica Leifer, (415) 422-2697.

BIBLE CAMPS
June 21-25
SONshine Summer Bible Camp. 9 a.m.-noon, at St. Joseph Church/Mission San Jose, Fremont. For children four years old by June, 1st grade to 6th grade. Registration deadline: June 17. Registration fees: $40 per child, $35 per child after first child, includes t-shirt, Bible Camp curriculum, music CD and snacks. $60 after June 17. Limited scholarship available. Registration forms may be downloaded at website: www.myvbs.com/StJosephMSJ. Go to link for forms. Make checks payable to St. Joseph Church-SSBC.

June 27-July 1
Intergenerational Vacation Bible Camp. 6:30-8:30 p.m. at St. Agnes Parish, 3966 Chestnut Ave., Concord. Families and singles, younger and older are invited to spend some time with family and friends experiencing the joy of Jesus in our lives. Begins with Mass on Sunday at 6 p.m., then gathering 6:30-8:30 p.m. the rest of the week. Simple suppers, crafts, activities, and discussions will allow for quality time with family. Registration: $40 per family, $10 per individual. Some scholarships available. Registration forms in parish ministry center. Contact Glenna, (925) 689-0838.

SOCIALS
Saturday, June 26
3rd Annual Summer Sport Collectors Show. 9 a.m.- 4 p.m. at St. Leander’s Ryan-O’Connell Church Hall, 575 W. Estudillo Ave, San Leandro. A variety of vintage sports memorabilia (1880-2004) will be for sale. Proceeds to benefit St. Leander Parish and local charities. Ex-Raider Otis Sistrunk will be signing. Door prizes will be given away. Sponsored by the Meridians of St. Leander Parish. Admission: $2. Those under 5 or over 65 are free. Contact: Mark, (510) 538-6245.

Saturday, June 26
First Annual Flea Market and Carnival Faire. 8 a.m. – 3 p.m. at Good Shepherd Parish, 3200 Harbor St., Pittsburg. Food, games, water play, karaoke, raffle prizes.

Sunday, June 27
Parish Carnival. 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. at Our Lady of Guadelupe Parish, 40382 Fremont Blvd., Fremont. Live entertainment: Hawaiian, Filipino and Mexican dancers, live band, singing vocalists. Foods, drinks, games and prizes.

Saturday, July 3
Fil-American Friendship Night. At. St. Callistus Parish Hall, 3580 San Pablo Dam Road, El Sobrante. Begins with Mass at 5:15 p.m. Dinner served at 6:45 p.m. with no-host bar. Music provided by Partyjammer. Attendees encouraged to come in native attire. Donation: $20 for those 13 years of age and older; children 12 and younger admitted free. Contact: the rectory, (510) 223-1153 or Rosario D. Rosete, (510) 223-1770.

Sunday, July 18
20th Annual AIDS Walk San Francisco.
Catholic Charities of the East Bay will again join hundreds of other teams and thousands of individuals for this 10-kilometer fundraising walk in Golden Gate Park in San Francisco. Over the last 10 years parish teams have raised over $250,000. To register as a walker or to organize a parish team, contact Bill Dow at (510) 865-1942.

YOUTH
Sunday, June 27
SALT faith group. 5 p.m. at Our Lady of Lourdes Church, 2808 Lakeshore Ave., Oakland. A new faith group for Catholic teens and their friends begins. Evening includes “Ask a Priest!,” pizza for dinner, and Cecil B. DeMille’s epic movie “The Ten Commandments.” Ice cream sundaes served during intermission. Teens will also learn about SALT summer activities, including a trip to Great America. Contact Maria, (510) 451-1790.

THEATER/MUSIC
June 19-Aug. 8
Exhibition: “Water, Land and Sky: Rediscovering A.T. DeRome.” At the Hearst Art Gallery, St. Mary’s College, 1928 St. Mary’s Road, Moraga. Most of the nearly 100 works by Pacific Grove artist Albert Thomas DeRome (1885-1959) are small, jewel-like paintings, including some exquisite early watercolors, were lost in the Oakland Hills fire. This is the first comprehensive exhibition of his remaining works. Color catalog, with essay and biographical notes by professor Deborah Gilbert. Julie Armistead, guest curator.

Friday, June 25
Script reading. 7:30 p.m. at St. Stephen Church, 1101 Keaveny Court, Walnut Creek. Carol Lynn Pearson, an accomplished writer and performer will give a script reading of her one-woman play, “Mother Wove The Morning,” which she has performed at the Regional Arts Theater in Walnut Creek and other venues, including internationally. She plays the roles of 16 women throughout history in search of the feminine divine. A free will offering will be taken.

Sunday, June 27
Concert of music from Broadway musicals and “Godspell.” 2 p.m. at St. Ignatius Church, 3351 Contra Loma Blvd., Antioch. Join Father Mark Wiesner and the Ruach Players for food, fun and song! Enjoy an afternoon of jazz, standards and selection from the musical, “Godspell.” Proceeds will help build a home for a homeless family in Mexico. A mission of the youth at St. Ignatius Parish. Tickets: $10 per person. Can be purchased at the door or in advance at parish office. Preceded by a picnic (hamburgers, hot dogs and soft drinks) for an additional charge. Call (925) 778-0768.

Next Voice July 5. Send submissions, by June 23, to Carrie McClish, 3014 Lakeshore Ave., Oakland, 94610; phone: (510) 419-1074; fax: (510) 893-4734; e-mail: cmcclish@oakdiocese.org.

 

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