Saturday, January 21st
* Civic Center Plaza * San Francisco
Rally: 12:30 p.m.
Civic Center Plaza
Infor Faire: 11:00 a.m.
Rally starts at Civic Center Plaza, walking down Market
Street (2 miles). Ends at Justin Herman Plaza/Ferry
BART stations at both locations. Ample parking.
Register and info: 415/658
Should I consider the priesthood?
St. Patrick’s Seminary & University
Menlo Park, California
Sunday, January 27
To register contact Father Neal Clemens at email@example.com or (510) 267
For more information contact firstname.lastname@example.org Or call (650)214
Please support our athletic program by attending our annual
crab feed on Feb 4 at 7:00 p.m. Tickets are $50.00 each and include all you can
eat salad, garlic bread, pasta and crab! Raffle prizes and
dancing following dinner. Doors open at 6 p.m. for
cocktails, dinner served at 7 p.m. NO ONE UNDER 21
ALLOWED. Tickets are on sale after Masses or please call
Emily Babcock at 510/331-4256 or Kristen Elliott at
510/331-1525. Thank you.
St. Gerard Women’s club wishes to thank all the wonderful
women who baked for our recent bake sale and to all of our
St. John’s community for contributing to its great success.
The profits will be a part of our annual donation to St.
St. Gerard Women’s Club
The parish office will be closed in
observance of this holiday.
Be here Friday, January 27, 2017
In St. John’s Gym
Doors open at 5 p.m.
Games begin at 7 p.m.
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
Visit St. John Catholic School and discover how our
dedicated faculty and staff are building education
excellence through faith, love, and tradition.
Sunday, January 29, 2017
Pre-Kindergarten & Kindergarten
Thursday, February 9, 2017
270 E. Lewelling Blvd., San Lorenzo, 94580
There will be a second collection January 29th. Your
generosity will be greatly appreciated.
All women are invited to join us
January 19, 2017
9:15 to 11:15 a.m.
WE WILL MEET AT
TRANSFIGURATION CHURCH, CASTRO VALLEY
MARION ROOM (Hall)
WINGS is a faith enhancement group that
encourages spiritual growth through prayer,
scripture study, Catechesis, life sharing and
Speaker: Fr. Jerry O’Malley
All are welcome to the Inquiry Group. Our meeting day has changed. We will now be
meeting on Sundays at 5:00 p.m. in the Religious Education office at the back of the rectory building.
Adults interested in becoming Catholic or in receiving confirmation and first communion please join this inquiry group. For
more information, please contact Kathleen Kennedy at 510/351-5050 or e-mail her at: email@example.com
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.
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
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.