All Saints Church - Hayward
Thursday, March 30th @ 7:00 p.m.
St. Bede’s Church - Hayward
- Monday, April 10th @ 7:00 p.m. (Spanish)
- Wednesday, April 12th @ 7:00 p.m. (English)
St. John the Baptist Church - San Lorenzo
- Wednesday, March 29th @ 7:00 p.m. (Bilingual)
Our Lady of the Rosary Church - Union City
- Every Friday in March (3/3, 3/10, 3/24. 3/31) 7:00
St. Anne’s Church - Union City
Monday, March 27th @ 6:00 p.m.
Friday, March 31st
we celebrate Cesar Chavez. The parish
office will be closed on this day.
Please come for Soup and More!
Join us for a Special Presentation of our Catholic Journey after the Soup Supper, beginning March 8th, continuing for 5 weeks.
5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Soup Supper
6:30 to 7:30 p.m. “Catholicism, A Journey” Video/presentation All in the Community Meeting Room
St. John School students will pray the Stations at 2:00 p.m.
Bilingual Stations of the Cross will be prayed at 7:00 p.m. each Friday starting March 3rd through April 7th.
Everyone is invited to attend weekly, but specific groups and minis- tries, both Spanish and English, have been assigned one Friday to participate.
The members of St. Gerard Women’s Club of St.
John’s Church are having their annual Easter Bake Sale and
Raffle starting after the 4:30 p.m. Mass on SATURDAY,
April 8th as well as on SUNDAY, April 9
(PALM SUNDAY WEEKEND). There will be a Continental Breakfast
offered after all the Masses on Sunday, April 9
. It is a
great weekend celebration with lots of great baked goods,
raffle prizes and “trinkets and treasures” booth with all the
proceeds for the weekend going to St. John’s Church.
Please help us make this a successful event!
Chairs: Rita Ewing 278
Raquel Mallari 877
Please share the good news about St. John Catholic School
with your friends and family!
We are accepting applications now for grades PreK — 7 for
the 2017-2018 school year.
Applications are available in the school office.
Calendar requests for facility usage for June, 2017 to June
be turned in to the parish office by May 5,
Awards Night for boys’ basketball, girls’ volleyball, and
cheer will be held Thursday, March 30th. We will begin
with uniform returns at 6:30, awards ceremony starts at
During the Lenten season, donations for flowers for the altar will be suspended.
Please contact Edith Lewis for more information.
Be here Friday, March 31 , 2017 In St. John’s Gym
Doors open at 5 p.m.
Games begin at 7 p.m.
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