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Apr
1
Sat
San Francisco – Saturdays in Lent @ Saint Mary’s Cathedral
Apr 1 @ 10:30 am – May 6 @ 12:00 pm

Lenten Speaker Series, Saint Mary Cathedral, San Francisco
Saturdays in Lent, March 4-April 8, 2017
10:30 a.m.-12:00 Noon
Saint Mary’s Cathedral, 1111 Gough Street, San Francisco
Contact:  Father Driscoll, Parochial Vicar, Saint Mary’s Cathedral
415-567-2020 x 208    frdriscoll@stmarycathedralsf.org

March 4, 2017   “At the Foot of the Cross—the ultimate vantage point for seeing God’s Love” will be the topic of a presentation given by Dr. Margaret Turek Director of Department of Faith Formation & Evangelization, Diocese of Oakland

March 11, 2017  “Zacchaeus, The Publican and the Prodigal Son; conversion stories from the New Testament”will be presented by Fr. Kevin KennedyPastor, Our Lady of FatimaRussian Byzantine Church, San Francisco, CA

March 18, 2017         “Grace and the Lenten Season”    is explored by Fr. Robert Christian, OP,Master of Students, Western Dominican Province and adjunct professor at the Dominican School of Philosophy and Theology, Berkeley.

March 25, 2017         “The Annunciation within the Lenten Season” is the topic of a presentation by Fr. Gladstone Stevens, PSS, President and  Rector, Saint Patrick Seminary, Menlo Park, CA

April 1, 2017  “Meditations on the Seven Last Words” will be the focus of a guided meditation byFr. VictorSczurek, O.Praem.,Headmaster, Saint Michael’s Abbey Preparatory School, Silverado, CA

April 8, 2017  “Penance—Its virtue, practice and role in the spiritual life”  is the title of a talk and reflection to be given byFr. James Garcia, Archdiocese of San Francisco.

All presentations are open to the public and free of charge.   More information available at 415-567-2020 or www.stmarycathedralsf.org.

Apr
8
Sat
San Francisco – Saturdays in Lent @ Saint Mary’s Cathedral
Apr 8 @ 10:30 am – May 13 @ 12:00 pm

Lenten Speaker Series, Saint Mary Cathedral, San Francisco
Saturdays in Lent, March 4-April 8, 2017
10:30 a.m.-12:00 Noon
Saint Mary’s Cathedral, 1111 Gough Street, San Francisco
Contact:  Father Driscoll, Parochial Vicar, Saint Mary’s Cathedral
415-567-2020 x 208    frdriscoll@stmarycathedralsf.org

March 4, 2017   “At the Foot of the Cross—the ultimate vantage point for seeing God’s Love” will be the topic of a presentation given by Dr. Margaret Turek Director of Department of Faith Formation & Evangelization, Diocese of Oakland

March 11, 2017  “Zacchaeus, The Publican and the Prodigal Son; conversion stories from the New Testament”will be presented by Fr. Kevin KennedyPastor, Our Lady of FatimaRussian Byzantine Church, San Francisco, CA

March 18, 2017         “Grace and the Lenten Season”    is explored by Fr. Robert Christian, OP,Master of Students, Western Dominican Province and adjunct professor at the Dominican School of Philosophy and Theology, Berkeley.

March 25, 2017         “The Annunciation within the Lenten Season” is the topic of a presentation by Fr. Gladstone Stevens, PSS, President and  Rector, Saint Patrick Seminary, Menlo Park, CA

April 1, 2017  “Meditations on the Seven Last Words” will be the focus of a guided meditation byFr. VictorSczurek, O.Praem.,Headmaster, Saint Michael’s Abbey Preparatory School, Silverado, CA

April 8, 2017  “Penance—Its virtue, practice and role in the spiritual life”  is the title of a talk and reflection to be given byFr. James Garcia, Archdiocese of San Francisco.

All presentations are open to the public and free of charge.   More information available at 415-567-2020 or www.stmarycathedralsf.org.

Apr
13
Thu
Silent Ignatian Retreats @ Miles Christi
Apr 13 @ 12:00 am – Aug 27 @ 12:00 am

Silent Ignatian retreats, based on the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius of Loyola, offered by the priests of Miles Christi, a religious order devoted to the laity’s sanctification. Throughout the centuries, the spiritual exercises have become known as an excellent means of sanctification, highly praised by popes and saints. There will be spiritual talks, Eucharistic adoration, daily Mass and Rosary. Women:  April 13-15, 2017 (Holy Week, Thur.-Sat.) in Rancho Palos Verdes, CA, and June 15-17, 2017 (Thur.-Sat.) and August 25-27, 2017 in Oceanside, CA.  For the women’s Exercises contact Christine Timmerman at california@spiritualexercises.net or at (858) 263-5113.

Silent Ignatian Retreats @ Miles Christi
Apr 13 @ 12:00 am – Sep 24 @ 12:00 am

Silent Ignatian retreats, based on the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius of Loyola, offered by the priests of Miles Christi, a religious order devoted to the laity’s sanctification. Throughout the centuries, the spiritual exercises have become known as an excellent means of sanctification, highly praised by popes and saints. There will be spiritual talks, Eucharistic adoration, daily Mass and Rosary.  Men: April 13-15, 2017 (Holy Week, Thur.-Sat.), June 23-25, 2017, and September 22-24, 2017 in Oceanside, CA.  For the men’s Exercises please contact Kathleen Lubin at californiamen@spiritualexercises.net or at (661) 284-5970.

Apr
29
Sat
San Diego County – Post-Abortion support groups @ San Diego County
Apr 29 – May 1 all-day

San Diego County – Post-Abortion support groups:

Weekend workshops offered by Silent Voices, 355 K St., Ste. H, Chula Vista, 619-422-0757.

Alternative Pregnancy Care Clinic, 257 East 2nd Ave., Escondido; call Jamie, 760-741-9796.

Rachel’s Hope workshops for Catholic (or Catholic-friendly) women; call Rosemary, 858-581-3022; for Spanish workshops, call Lulu, 858-490-2130.

Call Jim, 858-581-0952, about one-day workshops for men of all faiths at the Catholic Diocesan Pastoral Center, 3888 Paducah Drive, San Diego and/or individual/couple therapy.

San Diego Pregnancy Care Center, 677 South Magnolia Ave., El Cajon, 619-442-4357.

Ramona Pregnancy Care Clinic, 1530 Main St., #6, Ramona. Call Pam, 760-271-3116 or Anita, 760-789-7059.

Apr
30
Sun
Yuba City/Sacramento – Our Lady’s Mission for Life Pilgrimage @ Planned Parenthood
Apr 30 all-day

Our Lady’s Mission for Life Pilgrimage  with an image of Our Lady of Guadalupe and prayers in front of all the abortion businesses in California, continues now in northern CA, including the Sacramento area! See details of the Pilgrimage schedule at the website. 

This week, the image will be at these locations:
Today, Monday April 17th– Redding and Chico
Tuesday April 18th- 9:00 am Yuba City Planned Parenthood, 430 N. Palora
12:00 noon Roseville Planned Parenthood, 729 Sunrise
3:00 pm North Highlands Planned Parenthood, 5700 Watt Ave.
Saturday April 29th- 9:00 am Sacramento Planned Parenthood, 5385 Franklin Blvd
12:00 noon FPA abortion business, 2322 Butano Dr. Sacramento
3:00 pm Sacramento Planned Parenthood, 29th and B Street.
7:00 pm Mass,  All Night Vigil at Our Lady of Guadalupe Shrine
Sunday April 30th- 5 pm Mass with Bishop Soto at the Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament, followed by Eucharistic Procession to the State Capitol.
If you have questions, please call Teresa at 805-434-7425.  She needs HOST FAMILIES to stay with as Teresa travels the state.  Please call Teresa at 805-434-7425 if you can provide her a place to stay during her statewide travels!  See her whole schedule at the website.

San Francisco – Marriage Chain @ Park Presidio Blvd between Geary and Clement
Apr 30 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

San Francisco Marriage Chain

 

Join the campaign to take back marriage for our children and families. Modeled after the National Life-Chain movement, the first annual San Francisco Marriage Chain will be held at 2:00 pm at Park Presidio Blvd between Geary and Clement. Signs will be provided. Read informative articles about the event here and here. For more information email Ted Kirk.

Palm Desert – Tridentine Latin Mass @ Sacred Heart Church
Apr 30 @ 9:30 pm – 10:45 pm

Now offered every Sun., 2:30 p.m. at Sacred Heart Church, celebrated by Fr. Speno. This is in addition to the regular Latin Mass at San Secondo d’Asti. For more info., visit http://www.sacredheartpalmdesert.com/church/mass_schedule.html.

Santa Barbara – Prayer For Life Vigil @ Planned Parenthood
Apr 30 @ 10:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Santa Barbara – Prayer For Life Vigil: Sun., 3 p.m. Meet in front of Planned Parenthood Center, 518 Garden St. Come pray the Chaplet of Divine Mercy, Rosary and a litany for an end to the “unspeakable crime” of abortion. Call Mike at 805-687-4263 or email MMEngler@aol.com for information.

Fresno – Traditional Latin Mass in the Diocese of Fresno @ St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church
Apr 30 @ 10:30 pm – 11:30 pm

Fresno and Bakersfield – Traditional Latin Mass in the Diocese of Fresno: In the city of Bakersfield at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church (900 “H” Street) at 8 a.m. every Sunday, and in the city of Fresno at St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church (5770 N. Maroa) every Sunday at 3:30 p.m. The Priestly Fraternity of St. Peter covers the Fresno TLM on the second and fourth Sundays of the month with confession and Rosary at 3 p.m.

San Francisco – Free Organ Recital @ St. Mary’s Cathedral
Apr 30 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Free Organ Recital

 

Damin Spritzer from Dallas, TX will be performing works by Wills, Bach, King and Dallier. Recital begins at 4:00 pm at St. Mary’s Cathedral at 1111 Gough St. in San Francisco.

Vallejo – Traditional Latin Mass @ St. Louis Bertrand Chapel
Apr 30 @ 11:30 pm – May 1 @ 12:30 am

Every Sun., 4:30 p.m., St. Louis Bertrand Chapel, 651 Sonoma Blvd., near the corner of Lemon St., officiated by Rev. Peter Talcott from St. Helena, CA.

Santa Barbara – Tridentine Latin Mass @ Our Lady of Mount Carmel Catholic Church
Apr 30 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm

Tridentine Latin Mass

A Sung High-Mass in the Extraordinary Form

 

Come and experience the Mass of the Ages!

There will be a sprinkling of Holy Water

Incensing of the Altar and the people

Gregorian Chant & Sacred Polyphony

 

 

Our Lady of Mount Carmel Catholic Church

1300 E Valley Rd, Santa Barbara, CA 93108

2nd Sunday after Easter, April 30th at 5pm

Fr. James Fryar, FSSP

May
1
Mon
Oakland – Traditional Latin Mass – Extraordinary Form of the Roman Rite @ St Margaret Mary Church
May 1 @ 1:00 am – 2:30 am

Oakland – Traditional Latin Mass – Extraordinary Form of the Roman Rite: Celebrated at St. Margaret Mary Church, 1219 Excelsior Ave., on:

  • Sun.,12:30 p.m.
  • Sat., 10 a.m.
  • Weekdays at 6 p.m. (Low Mass)
  • High Mass on First Fri., sung by Ladies’ Schola, followed by sung Litany of the Sacred Heart and Benediction.
  • Holy Hour on third Thurs., 7-8 p.m. Confessions: 30 minutes before Masses. Celebrant: Fr. Jean Marie Moreau of the Institute of Christ the King Sovereign Priest, Episcopal Delegate for the Extraordinary Form of the Roman Rite in the Diocese of Oakland.

For more information, call 510-482-0596 or e-mail: father.moreau@institute-christ-king.org

Quartz Hill – Benediction and Rosary @ Blessed Junipero Serra Parish
May 1 @ 1:30 am – 2:30 am

In our parish we have the beautiful tradition of the Monday evening Rosary (6:30 PM). Let us try to attend whenever possible bringing the children to Mary. It will sanctify our families and our parish. May Mother Mary, Mother of Christ, reign in our hearts forever.

If you cannot attend on Monday nights, please consider reciting the Rosary with your family wherever you are on Monday evening at 6:30 PM. The greater our devotion to prayer as a family and as a parish the more likely it is that we will be made more worthy of the promises of Christ. 

Blessed Junipero Serra Parish, Quartz Hill, CA

El Cajon – Catholic Bible study @ St. Ephrem's Maronite Catholic Church
May 1 @ 2:00 am – 3:30 am

El Cajon – Catholic Bible study, with Naji Mouawad, Catholic apologist, meets Mon., 7 p.m., St. Ephrem’s Maronite Catholic Church, 750 Medford St., (behind Our Lady of Grace parish). Call St. Ephrem’s at 619-337-1350 for more information.

San Diego – Padre Pio Devotions @ Our Lady of The Rosary Church
May 1 @ 2:00 am – 4:00 am

Rosary, confessions, Mass, and Benediction.  Every first Monday of the month.

Davis – Rosary For Innocent Unborn Human Life @ Saint James Catholic Church
May 1 @ 5:45 am – 6:45 am

Davis – Rosary For Innocent Unborn Human Life: Rosary for Life held first Mondays at Saint James Catholic Church, 1275 B St., after 5:30 p.m. Mass. Call the church at 530-756-3636 for pro life information and news.

Encinitas – Pro-Life Mass and Rosary @ St. John the Evangelist Church
May 1 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Sacramento – Mass For Respect Life @ St. Ignatius Loyola Parish Chapel
May 1 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

St. Ignatius Loyola Parish Chapel celebrates a Mass for Life on Mondays.  Call the church at 916-482-9666 for more information.

Napa – Presence for Unborn @ Planned Parenthood Napa Center
May 1 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm

Persons concerned about life of unborn babies are present at the Planned Parenthood Napa Center every day of the week.  Join with others from the community for this life saving work.

Napa – Presence For the Unborn @ Planned Parenthood Center
May 1 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Persons concerned about the life of unborn babies are present at the Planned Parenthood Center, 1735 Jefferson St., Monday – Friday, Contact Ron Maxson at 707-226-1350 for more information and times.

May
2
Tue
Oakland – Traditional Latin Mass – Extraordinary Form of the Roman Rite @ St Margaret Mary Church
May 2 @ 1:00 am – 2:30 am

Oakland – Traditional Latin Mass – Extraordinary Form of the Roman Rite: Celebrated at St. Margaret Mary Church, 1219 Excelsior Ave., on:

  • Sun.,12:30 p.m.
  • Sat., 10 a.m.
  • Weekdays at 6 p.m. (Low Mass)
  • High Mass on First Fri., sung by Ladies’ Schola, followed by sung Litany of the Sacred Heart and Benediction.
  • Holy Hour on third Thurs., 7-8 p.m. Confessions: 30 minutes before Masses. Celebrant: Fr. Jean Marie Moreau of the Institute of Christ the King Sovereign Priest, Episcopal Delegate for the Extraordinary Form of the Roman Rite in the Diocese of Oakland.

For more information, call 510-482-0596 or e-mail: father.moreau@institute-christ-king.org

San Diego – Catholic Divorce Healing Ministry @ St. Luke's Catholic Church
May 2 @ 2:00 am – 4:00 am

San Diego – Catholic Divorce Healing Ministry: Support group offers hope and healing during and after your separation or divorce. Offers 13-week DVD DivorceCare recovery program at no charge. Start and end program anytime. All faiths welcome. Group sharing, speaker meetings and other valuable resources to help answer your questions. The Church is here to help you through the painful process of separation and divorce. Meetings every 1st and 3rd Tues., 7-9 p.m., St. Luke’s Catholic Church, 1980 Hillsdale Rd., El Cajon 92019. Contact: Jessica Aiello, 619-401-6445, jessicaaiello@netzero.com

El Cajon – Shield of Roses activities @ Our Lady of Grace Church
May 2 @ 2:45 am – 3:45 am

El Cajon – Shield of Roses activities, (Catholic pro-life apostolate):

8 a.m. Mass first Sat. at Our Lady of Grace Church, 2766 Navajo Rd., (near Fletcher Parkway). Mass offered for protection of the preborn and success of natural family planning.

Join in reciting Divine Mercy Chaplet every Tues. eve., at Our Lady of Grace’s bench honoring the unborn, 7:45 p.m., followed by one hour of Eucharistic adoration.

Call 619-466-1507 for more information.

Mission Hills – Counseling For Life @ Abortion Aid Medical Clinic
May 2 @ 2:30 pm – 6:00 pm

Prayer and counseling on the sidewalk in front of Abortion Aid Medical Clinic.

Napa – Presence for Unborn @ Planned Parenthood Napa Center
May 2 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm

Persons concerned about life of unborn babies are present at the Planned Parenthood Napa Center every day of the week.  Join with others from the community for this life saving work.

Napa – Presence For the Unborn @ Planned Parenthood Center
May 2 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Persons concerned about the life of unborn babies are present at the Planned Parenthood Center, 1735 Jefferson St., Monday – Friday, Contact Ron Maxson at 707-226-1350 for more information and times.

San Marcos – St. Dismas Guild Pro-Life Rosary Vigil @ Womancare
May 2 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
San Marcos – St. Dismas Guild pro-life rosary vigils @ Womancare
May 2 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

At Womancare, 120 S. Craven Way (across from Cal. State San Marcos, on corner with Twin Oaks), Tues., 9­-10 a.m.  Come and pray the mysteries of the rosary to end abortion. For information, call 760-751-8541.

San Marcos: San Diego County – Helpers of God’s Precious Infants lifesaving prayer vigils @ North County Women's Medical Clinic
May 2 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

San Diego County – Helpers of God’s Precious Infants lifesaving prayer vigils:

Chula Vista – Feliciano Rios, 1079 Third Ave., Wed., 8:45-10:45 a.m.;

A Woman’s Choice Clinic, 1550 Broadway, Sat., 9-12; Thurs., 9-11 a.m.,

Miramar/Mira Mesa – Family Planning Associates, 7340 Miramar Rd., Pyramid Bldg., Sat., 7:30 – 10:30 a.m.;

El Cajon – Planned Parenthood, 1685 E. Main, Sat., 9-11 a.m.; Fri., 8:30 – 10:30 a.m.;

San Diego – Planned Parenthood, 2017 First Ave., at Grape, Sat., 7:30 – 9:30 a.m.;

San Marcos – North County Women’s Medical Clinic, 120 S. Craven, Tues., 9-10 a.m.;

Escondido – Planned Parenthood, 347 W. Mission Ave., Thurs., 10:30 – 11:30 a.m.

If you wish to join the prayer warriors in front of these killing centers, contact Luis at 619-259-3906. These prayer vigils are peaceful, legal, and intended solely to save parents and children from abortion. Come for all or part of time. Police are fully informed of this activity. Don’t park in clinic parking lots; stay on public property; don’t block driveways and keep sidewalks open to public access. We don’t use graphic photos; others may have graphic photos at FPA on Saturdays.

Seaside – Unborn Children Saved @ Planned Parenthood Seaside Health Center
May 2 @ 9:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Join with the pro life Monterey community as they have a prayerful presence at Planned Parenthood Seaside Health Center, 625 Hilby Ave., Tuesdays, 2 p.m., to save unborn children. Contact Theresa at 831-632-0236 for more information.

May
3
Wed
Oakland – Traditional Latin Mass – Extraordinary Form of the Roman Rite @ St Margaret Mary Church
May 3 @ 1:00 am – 2:30 am

Oakland – Traditional Latin Mass – Extraordinary Form of the Roman Rite: Celebrated at St. Margaret Mary Church, 1219 Excelsior Ave., on:

  • Sun.,12:30 p.m.
  • Sat., 10 a.m.
  • Weekdays at 6 p.m. (Low Mass)
  • High Mass on First Fri., sung by Ladies’ Schola, followed by sung Litany of the Sacred Heart and Benediction.
  • Holy Hour on third Thurs., 7-8 p.m. Confessions: 30 minutes before Masses. Celebrant: Fr. Jean Marie Moreau of the Institute of Christ the King Sovereign Priest, Episcopal Delegate for the Extraordinary Form of the Roman Rite in the Diocese of Oakland.

For more information, call 510-482-0596 or e-mail: father.moreau@institute-christ-king.org

Escondido – Bread of Life Catholic Bible Study @ St. Mary's Church
May 3 @ 1:30 am – 3:30 am

Meet in Room 9.  Bring Bible/and notebook, sponsored by St. Dismas Guild.

Escondido – Bread of Life Catholic Bible Study @ St. Mary's Church
May 3 @ 1:30 am – 3:30 am

Wed., 6:30-8:30 p.m. St. Mary’s Church, 13th and Broadway, Rm. 8. Bring Bible and notebook; study books provided. Sponsored by St. Dismas Guild and led by Deacon Ken and Marie Finn. Call 760-751-8541 for more information.

Napa – Presence for Unborn @ Planned Parenthood Napa Center
May 3 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm

Persons concerned about life of unborn babies are present at the Planned Parenthood Napa Center every day of the week.  Join with others from the community for this life saving work.

Chula Vista: San Diego County – Helpers of God’s Precious Infants lifesaving prayer vigils @ Feliciano Rios
May 3 @ 3:45 pm – 5:45 pm

San Diego County – Helpers of God’s Precious Infants lifesaving prayer vigils:

Chula Vista – Feliciano Rios, 1079 Third Ave., Wed., 8:45-10:45 a.m.;

A Woman’s Choice Clinic, 1550 Broadway, Sat., 9-12; Thurs., 9-11 a.m.,

Miramar/Mira Mesa – Family Planning Associates, 7340 Miramar Rd., Pyramid Bldg., Sat., 7:30 – 10:30 a.m.;

El Cajon – Planned Parenthood, 1685 E. Main, Sat., 9-11 a.m.; Fri., 8:30 – 10:30 a.m.;

San Diego – Planned Parenthood, 2017 First Ave., at Grape, Sat., 7:30 – 9:30 a.m.;

San Marcos – North County Women’s Medical Clinic, 120 S. Craven, Tues., 9-10 a.m.;

Escondido – Planned Parenthood, 347 W. Mission Ave., Thurs., 10:30 – 11:30 a.m.

If you wish to join the prayer warriors in front of these killing centers, contact Luis at 619-259-3906. These prayer vigils are peaceful, legal, and intended solely to save parents and children from abortion. Come for all or part of time. Police are fully informed of this activity. Don’t park in clinic parking lots; stay on public property; don’t block driveways and keep sidewalks open to public access. We don’t use graphic photos; others may have graphic photos at FPA on Saturdays.

Napa – Presence For the Unborn @ Planned Parenthood Center
May 3 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Persons concerned about the life of unborn babies are present at the Planned Parenthood Center, 1735 Jefferson St., Monday – Friday, Contact Ron Maxson at 707-226-1350 for more information and times.

Redding – Pro-Life Rosary @ Women's Health Specialists
May 3 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

Redding Pro-Life Rosary

Every Wednesday throughout the year, the Redding Pro-Life community joins in praying the Rosary from 9:00 am to 10:00 am at the Women’s Health Specialists abortion business, 1901 Victor Ave, Redding.  For more information, email Anna.

Temecula – Bread of Life Catholic Bible Study @ St. Catherine of Alexandria Catholic Church
May 3 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm

Temecula – Bread of Life Catholic Bible Study: Written by Deacon Ken and Marie Finn, follows cycle of Scripture readings for Mass. Bring Bible and notebook. St. Catherine of Alexandria Catholic Church ( 41875 “C” Street), Wed., 9:30 a.m. in room L-2. All are welcome. Parish office: 951-676-4403.

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