Diocesan Events

Wednesday December 12, 2018 5:00 AM–8:00 AM

Bishop Jaime Soto will preside at Mananitas at 5 a.m., followed by a Mass in honor of Our

St. Isidore Church
Yuba City, CA
Mass
Wednesday December 12, 2018 11:45 AM–1:30 PM

Bishop Jaime Soto will preside at Mananitas at 11:45 a.m.

Newman Catholic Center
Sacramento , CA
Thursday December 13, 2018 4:00 PM–8:00 PM

Catholic Funeral and Cemetery Services of the Diocese of Sacramento will host the 17th annual Remembrance Tree and Candelight Vigil at funeral centers in Sacramento, Citrus Heights and Vallejo. Celebrate the lives of your loved ones who have gone before you to live in the light of the Lord.

The vigils will be held at the following cemeteries and funeral centers:

-- St. Mary Cemetery and Funeral Center, 6509 Fruitridge Road, Sacramento. (916) 452-4831.

-- Calvary Cemetery and Funeral Center, 7101 Verner Ave., Citrus Heights. (916) 726-1232.

Special Event
Saturday December 15, 2018 9:00 AM–5:00 PM

In a world fraught with instability, uncertainty, and division, the Lord's promise to remain always with us is a source of great hope for our youth, our young adults, and for all who minister to them. Join us for an Advent day of reflection to strengthen your commitment to Jesus and to be renewed in your service to God's holy people.

9am Welcome
9:30am Mass
5pm Conclusion

Trinity Pines Catholic Center
Colfax, CA
Cost
$25 - includes lunch, snacks, and swag
Retreats
Friday December 28, 2018 6:00 PM–9:00 PM

Bishop Jaime Soto will preside at the annual Feast of the Holy Innocents candlelight rosary , procession and Mass.

The public is invited to meet at 6 p.m. on the steps of the Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament at 1017 K Street to pray for the sanctity of life as participants walk to Our Lady of Guadalupe Church at Seventh and T Streets.

The bishop will preside at a bilingual Mass at 7 p.m. This march for life commemorates those male infants of Bethlehem who were killed by decree of King Herod, as well as those innocent unborn babies lost by abortion today.

Our Lady of Guadalupe Church
Sacramento, CA
Special Event
Tuesday January 8, 2019 6:30 PM–9:00 PM

This is a practical, hands-on training that will help you (youth ministry coordinators) develop a vision and strategic plan for your ministry, guide you in how to plan your calendar for the year based on your vision and plan, and get you started in how to create a budget proposal to support the vision and strategic plan for your parish's youth ministry.

Our Lady of Grace Catholic School
West Sacramento, CA
Cost
$10
Training
Youth Ministers
Wednesday January 9, 2019 1:00 PM–3:30 PM

This is a practical, hands-on training that will help you (youth ministry coordinators) develop a vision and strategic plan for your ministry, guide you in how to plan your calendar for the year based on your vision and plan, and get you started in how to create a budget proposal to support the vision and strategic plan for your parish's youth ministry.

St. Mel Catholic Church
Fair Oaks, CA
Cost
$10
Training
Youth Ministers
Tuesday January 22, 2019 10:00 AM–12:00 PM

Choose Life is an educational and motivational program that includes a live ultrasound, delves into what it really means to be "pro life," and shows young people how they can make a real difference. Offered four times: On January 22 from 10 am – noon and then again from 6:30 – 8:30 pm in the Holy Rosary School Gym in Woodland, and on January 23 from 10 am – noon in the Mercy High School Gym in Red Bluff and then in the Our Divine Savior Parish Hall in Chico. Free admission.

Holy Rosary School Gym
Woodland, CA
Cost
FREE
Pro-Life
Youth
Tuesday January 22, 2019 12:10 PM–1:30 PM

All are invited to attend this Mass for the full restoration of the right to life on the Diocesan Day of Reparation. It is held on the 46th anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court's decision on Roe v. Wade.

On this day, Bishop Jaime Soto asks all clergy and laity to observe a day of fasting, prayer, penance and works of charity. Works of charity are particularly encouraged, such as helping at food distribution centers, visiting the sick or imprisoned, and assisting at shelters for women and families in need.

Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament
Sacramento, CA
Mass
Tuesday January 22, 2019 6:30 PM–8:00 PM

Choose Life is an educational and motivational program that includes a live ultrasound, delves into what it really means to be "pro life," and shows young people how they can make a real difference. Offered four times: On January 22 from 10 am – noon and then again from 6:30 – 8:30 pm in the Holy Rosary School Gym in Woodland, and on January 23 from 10 am – noon in the Mercy High School Gym in Red Bluff and then in the Our Divine Savior Parish Hall in Chico. Free admission.

Holy Rosary School Gym
Woodland, CA
Cost
FREE
Pro-Life
Youth