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The Roman Catholic Diocese of Sacramento serves 20 northern counties of California.
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- Your Stories

More than one out of every five students report being bullied, according to the National Center for Educational Statistics. The majority of bullying happens at school, but it can also take place on the way to school, through text messages or online (better known as cyberbullying).

At St. Mary School in Sacramento, trained peace managers are helping resolve conflicts between fellow students before they get out of control, creating a supportive school environment. Sixty-five peace managers, all sixth to eighth graders among the 138 junior high level students, must maintain good grades and be excellent citizens in order to stay in the program. They meet regularly with one another, teachers, and the school counselor to discuss incidents they’ve witnessed or prevented.

- Nation-World

WASHINGTON—Cardinal Daniel N. DiNardo, Archbishop of Galveston-Houston and President of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, is welcoming the release of Pope Francis's apostolic exhortation, "Gaudete et Exsultate" ("Rejoice and Be Glad"), subtitled "On the Call to Holiness in the Contemporary World." In his statement, Cardinal DiNardo expresses his deep gratitude to the Holy Father for the exhortation and the call for each Christian to "acknowledge and be open to what God wants them to be."   

In the introduction to the exhortation, the pope emphasizes that the goal of his exhortation is to "re-propose the call to holiness in a practical way for our own time, with all its risks, challenges and opportunities." 

- Nation-World

(En Español) Roman Catholic Bishops from dioceses located on the United States and Mexico border recently issued a statement (https://tinyurl.com/border-statement) expressing their “deep concern” about the militarization of the border.  Bishop Jaime Soto of Sacramento, president of the California Catholic Conference, issued the following statement in solidarity with border bishops’ sentiments and the plight immigrants face in the nation today:

- Your Stories

More than one out of every five students report being bullied, according to the National Center for Educational Statistics. The majority of bullying happens at school, but it can also take place on the way to school, through text messages or online (better known as cyberbullying).

At St. Mary School in Sacramento, trained peace managers are helping resolve conflicts between fellow students before they get out of control, creating a supportive school environment. Sixty-five peace managers, all sixth to eighth graders among the 138 junior high level students, must maintain good grades and be excellent citizens in order to stay in the program. They meet regularly with one another, teachers, and the school counselor to discuss incidents they’ve witnessed or prevented.

- Nation-World

WASHINGTON—Cardinal Daniel N. DiNardo, Archbishop of Galveston-Houston and President of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, is welcoming the release of Pope Francis's apostolic exhortation, "Gaudete et Exsultate" ("Rejoice and Be Glad"), subtitled "On the Call to Holiness in the Contemporary World." In his statement, Cardinal DiNardo expresses his deep gratitude to the Holy Father for the exhortation and the call for each Christian to "acknowledge and be open to what God wants them to be."   

In the introduction to the exhortation, the pope emphasizes that the goal of his exhortation is to "re-propose the call to holiness in a practical way for our own time, with all its risks, challenges and opportunities." 

- Nation-World

(En Español) Roman Catholic Bishops from dioceses located on the United States and Mexico border recently issued a statement (https://tinyurl.com/border-statement) expressing their “deep concern” about the militarization of the border.  Bishop Jaime Soto of Sacramento, president of the California Catholic Conference, issued the following statement in solidarity with border bishops’ sentiments and the plight immigrants face in the nation today:

News & Events | Around the Diocese

April 21, 2018 - Event

Join the parishioners and friends of Good Shepherd Parish in Elk Grove as they celebrate the 25th anniversary of their parish, which was established in 1993.


April 22, 2018 - Event

Están cordialmente invitados a una misa especial con el Señor Obispo Jaime Soto en honor del 25 aniversario luctuoso de César Chávez, el domingo, 22 de abril, a la 1:30 PM en nuestra Parroquia del Santo Rosario.


April 22, 2018 - Event

Parishes in the Diocese of Sacramento will celebrate World Day of Prayer for Vocations on Sunday, April 22, also known as "Good Shepherd Sunday."


April 27, 2018 - Event

The Society of St. Vincent de Paul, Sacramento Diocesan Council, will host its 12th annual "Benefit for the Poor" charity dinner. This year's keynote speaker is Sister of St.


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