At St. Joseph the Worker Church in Berkeley, Bishop Michael C. Barber, SJ, ordained four men to the transitional deaconate on Aug. 4. Bishop Barber wasted little time in putting Peter Lawongkerd, John
Stephen Wilcox, president of the nonprofit Wilcox Family Foundation, has been named chancellor of the Diocese of Oakland. As chancellor, Wilcox will oversee the offices of Catholic Youth Organization, Communications, Faith Formation and
It was a cold, but sunny morning Oct. 28, as parishioners from 34 parishes of the Diocese of Oakland gathered in the gymnasium of St. Elizabeth Church, Oakland, to participate in the Diocesan Encuentro.
The following comes from a Dec. 11 posting on the website of the Cardinal Newman Society. John Paul the Great Catholic University in Escondido,Calif., is hosting the 12th Annual West Coast Biblical Studies
On May 22, the San Francisco Chronicle reported: “There is more fallout coming from our story last week about how Catholic school teachers must sign a new contract with the diocese of Oakland pledging to conform to
The following comes from an Oct. 4 posting on Aleteia.org. The names of California’s cities reflect the heritage of the Spanish missionaries: places named in honor of Our Lady of the Angels, the Blessed Sacrament, and, of