Diocesan Events

Sunday November 26, 2017

The US Conference of Catholic Bishops is collaborating with the Knights of Columbus, Catholic Relief Services, the Catholic Near East Welfare Association and Aid to the Church in Need on the observance of A Day of Prayer for Persecuted Christians. The day initiates "Solidarity in Suffering," a week of awareness and education. On social media, visit #SolidarityInSuffering.

Special Event
Thursday November 30, 2017 6:00 PM–8:00 PM

The Diocese of Sacramento's Office of Vocations, in collaboration with Good Shepherd Parish in Elk Grove, will host a holy hour to pray for vocations.

It will be followed by a question-and-answer session and gathering for those interested in learning more about vocations to the priesthood and religious life.

For more information, contact Marisela Smith in the Office of Vocations at 916-733-0258 or msmith@scd.org.

 

Good Shepherd Parish
Elk Grove, CA
Vocations
Thursday November 30, 2017 7:00 PM–8:30 PM

If you are a catechist trying to reach your students in a more engaging way, check out the Engaging Catechist series, a set of classes that enables catechists to develop the practical skills needed in a classroom setting.

Diocesan Pastoral Center
Sacramento, CA
Cost
$10
Classes / Programs
Saturday December 2, 2017 9:30 AM–12:00 PM

Are you interested in learning more about end-of-life ethics and pastoral care for the sick and dying?

The Diocese of Sacramento's Office of Catholic Charities and Social Concerns and Dignity Health are hosting a special end-of-life care workshop open to all, but especially for bereavement and health ministers, eucharistic ministers and ministers to the homebound, catechists and respect life ministers, Vincentian volunteers and/or care takers.

St. Mel Parish Center
Fair Oaks, CA
Workshop
Sunday December 3, 2017 9:00 AM–11:00 AM

Join us for an American Sign Language interpreted Mass on the first and third Sunday of December. St. Joseph Church is located at corner of El Monte Ave. and Gibson Street, two blocks from Del Paso Boulevard. It is within walking distance from the Arden/Del Paso Light Rail Station.

St. Joseph Church
Sacramento, CA
Mass
Tuesday December 5, 2017 7:00 PM–9:00 PM

Catholic Funeral and Cemetery Services, a ministry of Diocese of Sacramento, will offer remembrance tree and candlelight vigil services in the chapels of three cemeteries in December. The services are open to the public and allow persons in attendance to remember their loved ones who have died.

Calvary Cemetery and Funeral Center
Citrus Heights, CA
Advent
Wednesday December 6, 2017 7:00 PM–9:00 PM

Catholic Funeral and Cemetery Services, a ministry of Diocese of Sacramento, will offer remembrance tree and candlelight vigil service

All Souls Cemetery and Funeral Center
Vallejo, CA
Advent
Thursday December 7, 2017 7:00 PM–9:00 PM

Catholic Funeral and Cemetery Services, a ministry of Diocese of Sacramento, will offer remembrance tree and candlelight vigil service

St. Mary Cemetery and Funeral Center
Sacramento, CA
Advent
Sunday December 10, 2017

The faithful in the Diocese of Sacramento will have the opportunity to “give to those who have given a lifetime” as part of the collection for the Retirement Fund for Religious, to be held during weekend liturgies in parishes Dec. 9-10. Coordinated by the National Religious Retirement Office (NRRO) in Washington, D.C., the annual appeal benefits 32,000 elderly Catholic sisters, brothers and religious order priests whose religious congregations lack adequate retirement funding.

Saturday December 16, 2017 5:00 PM–7:00 PM

The Diocese of Sacramento Black Catholic Ministry is hosting Gospel Masses throughout 2017 and 2018.

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St. Rose Parish
Sacramento, CA
Mass