St. John The Baptist welcomes:
- Fatima Alejandra Enriquez Barba
- Elizabeth Rosas
- Genesis Ariana Guevara Alfaro
- Oscar Daniel Guevara Alfaro
- Abigail Sophia Lopez
- Carlos Ivan Lopez
- Samuel Felipe Lopez
- Leonardo Sebastian Martinez
Come celebrate St. Patrick’s Day on Saturday, March 11th at St. John’s Gym. We will be serving a corned beef and chicken dinner. Doors will open at 5:30 p.m. and meals served at 6:30 p.m.
Prices are: $20.00/meal, and $25.00/meal after March 5th. Tickets will be sold after Masses this weekend and the following weekend.
All Saints Church - Hayward
- Saturday, March 4th @ 10:00 a.m.
Thursday, March 30th @ 7:00 p.m.
St. Clement’s Church - Hayward
- Tuesday, Marcy7th @ 9:00 a.m.
Saturday, March 11th @ 10:00 a.m.
Tuesday, March 14th @ 7:00 p.m.
St. Bede’s Church - Hayward
St. John the Baptist Church - San Lorenzo
- Wednesday, March 29th @ 7:00 p.m. (Bilingual)
Our Lady of the Rosary Church - Union City
- Thursday, March 23rd @ 7:00 p.m.
St. Anne’s Church - Union City
- Tuesday, March 21st @ 7:30 a.m.
Monday, March 27th @ 6:00 p.m.
March 11th and 12th St. Vincent de Paul will have its Food
Items needed: cereal, peanut butter, jam, canned fruit and vegetables, rice, spaghetti and spaghetti sauce, and canned tuna.
UNOPENED ITEMS ONLY. Thank you.
There will be a meeting for all Eucharist ministers to the
homebound on Saturday, March 4th from 9:15 to 10:15 a.m.
in the community meeting room.
Thank your for your cooperation
Be here Friday, March 31 , 2017 In St. John’s Gym
Doors open at 5 p.m.
Games begin at 7 p.m.
Marina Ledezma, Business Manager, 510-351-5050.
St. John the Baptist Church is looking for a part-time bilingual (English/Spanish) receptionist who can in addition to
assisting with general secretarial and receptionist duties,
provide support to the Parish Clergy. Candidates must be
able to speak, write, read and translate in both English and
Spanish. Candidates must have skills in internet and email
and be adept in Microsoft Office, specifically Word and
Escel programs. This position is 20 – 23 hours per week,
2pm - 6pm, Monday to Friday, (some flexibility may be
accommodated). This position is classified as S-3 according to Oakland Diocese Policy.
To apply, please submit a Resume and Letter of Intent to:
St. John the Baptist Catholic Church
264 E. Lewelling Blvd.
San Lorenzo, CA. 94580
HELP US EARN 50,000 BONUS BOX TOPS
FOR OUR SCHOOL
Thanks to General Mills and Walmart, every Walmart-
exclusive Box Tops Certificate that we clip and collect until
3-1-2017 earns our school a chance to be one of 20 winners of
50,000 Bonus Box Tops! (That’s $5,000 for our classrooms)
With your help, we can make a difference for our school.
In order to submit on time, please turn in all Box Tops by March 9th!
Retrouvaille is designed to help troubled marriages regain their health. The Retrouvaille Program consists of a weekend experience combined with post-weekend sessions. The program provides the tools to help put marriages in order again. The main emphasis is on communication be- tween husband and wife. The program offers the opportuni- ty for couples to rediscover each other and examine their lives together in a new and positive way.
To register or obtain more information, contact www.retrouvaille.org or call Jeff & Donna Heusler at 510/276-4118.
The Sandwich Makers need a volunteer to take over the
program, Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, 8 a.m. to
10:30 a.m. A vehicle is necessary to deliver the food to
For more information call Tom at 510/276-8597.
Sunday Offering envelopes are now available for pick up in
the parish office.
Requesting Sunday envelopes:
Receiving the personalized envelopes is not
automatic, nor is it mandatory. You have to request
it, even if you are a registered parishioner.
Requesting is easy to do. Please go to the Rectory
and fill out a one-page form. You will be given a box of regular
blank Sunday envelopes. Your information will be added to next
year’s list, and you will receive your personalized envelopes the
following year. Envelopes are ordered in September for the
Thank you for your continued patience and on-going support of
The Finance Committee
St. John is looking for several people with financial or business background that can offer assistance with grant writing for the future development of the new property.
Please call and ask for Marina Ledezma at 501/351
Please consider remembering St. John in your Will
Should you have questions, call Marina at the Parish
Office at 510/351-5050.
Why is it important that we register at St. John the
Isn’t it good enough that we go to Mass?
should we bother to use the envelope system?
Registration is the official way we join a parish
Many people think that because they attend St.
John’s they automatically belong.
At times young adults who
have moved away for years think they are still signed up
under their parent’s registration.
But membership requires
signing up, formally enrolling yourself with St.
Registration is a commitment to a community, a way
to be included in the religious, social, and ministerial
activities of St. John’s.
Your registration affects St. John’s in
Census numbers can determine how many
priests are assigned to a church, what benefits and obligations
the community has to the diocese, and how Masses,
confessions, and devotions are planned and scheduled.
Registration shows you belong
It is also necessary for
certain benefits, like scheduling sacraments, obtaining
sponsor certificates, and getting donation statements for
Registering at St. John’s is a statement of faith and
confidence in the life and work of our parish.
The expense of the envelope system is cost effective.
the envelope system is a way that St. John’s can verify your
participation in weekly Mass.
If you are receiving envelopes
but not using them, please consider doing this.
Good News! Many have seen the bricks on display and wish
to purchase one. If you are interested in purchasing a brick,
please contact Marina Ledezma in the parish office at 510/351-
We need Eucharistic Ministers for Sunday Mass; especially
the 4:30 p.m. Mass. Please contact Deacon Noe Tuason at
the Parish Office at 510/351-5050.
If, the Lord is calling to serve His community and you wish to do so, in any of the ministries at St John, the first thing you should do is the following:
- Contact the ministry coordinator an tell him/her you want to participate in the ministry as a volunteer.
- Do the safe training, print the certificate and bring it to the coordinator or parish office.
The safety training on line address is: www.virtusonline.org the program is in English and Spanish.
After you followed those steps you are ready to be a registered volunteer at St John’s.
Any question please call the Parish Office. Thanks.
We invite you to join us for a monthly Grief Workshop
at Sorensen Chapel, 1140 B. St., Hayward . We meet each month, 2nd
Thursday. For more information call Father Padraig Greene at 510-581-
1234. A safe, faith-filled space for you to come and share your grief with
persons who truly understand what you are going through. We only
grieve over those we love.
Thank you for all you do to help out people who would like to deal with their grief.
God Bless each of you,
Location Manager FDR 3533 - Sorensen Chapel FD 126
510-581-1234 - Office. 408-813-0701 - Cell
Please remember to park in the designated parking stalls only. Rectory garage area needs to be kept clear for priests to use, especially in the event of emergency calls.
Thank you for your cooperation.
On-Line Giving has arrived. You can now set-up Ach and credit
card transactions for the Sunday Collection.
It’s safe -It’s simple -It’s convenient
SIGN UP FOR ONLINE GIVING TODAY IN MINUTES, VISIT:
1. https://stjohnsparishslz.weshareonline.org and click on any collection.
2. Select your donation amount and frequency.
3. Enter in your account and payment information.
Every faculty you have,your power of thinking orof moving your limbs from moment to moment, is given you by God. If you devoted every moment of your whole life exclusively to His service, you could not give Him anything that was not in a sense His own already.-C.S. Lewis