Diocesan Events

Saturday December 7, 2019 10:00 AM–7:00 PM

Join us for a day of reflection to strengthen your commitment to Jesus and to be renewed in your service to God's holy people.

Featuring musicians Sarah Hart & PJ Anderson.

Register today at https://catholic.formstack.com/forms/patience_retreat

Sacramento Newman Center
Sacramento, CA
Cost
$40 includes lunch, dinner, and retreat supplies
Retreats
Sunday December 8, 2019 12:01 AM–11:59 PM

The annual Retirement Fund for Religious collection will be held Dec. 7-8 during weekend liturgies in parishes in the Diocese of Sacramento.

The parish-based appeal is coordinated by the National Religious Retirement Office (NRRO), and proceeds help hundreds of U.S. religious communities to care for aging members. Some 30,000 senior Catholic sisters, brothers and religious order priests benefit.

Special Event
Wednesday December 11, 2019 7:00 PM–8:00 PM

Celebrate the lives of our loved ones who have gone before us to live in the light of the Lord.

Please join us for our 18th Annual Remembrance Tree and Candlelight Vigil. A special blessing will be offered for all of the faithful departed whose decorated ornaments are hung on our Christmas Trees.

Limited art supplies available starting at 4 pm. Come early to decorate the Free Memorial Ornaments. Decoration tables close promptly at 6:30 pm.

Vigil starts promptly at 7pm.

Join us at:

Thursday December 12, 2019 11:30 AM–1:30 PM

Bishop Jaime Soto will preside at Mass on the Feast Day of Our Lady of Guadalupe. Mananitas offering will begin at 11:30 a.m. Sponsored by the Newman Catholic Center in Sacramento.

CSUS Student Union, Second Floor, Cottonwood Suites 1 and 2
Mass
Saturday December 14, 2019 8:00 AM–3:00 PM

Need a retreat to complete your Basic Certification, Renewal or just a day away from the busyness of the season?

The fourth phase of Christian Growth: As a Christian, I too share in the mission of helping people to welcome Christ into their hearts.

Retreat with Fr. Andres Emmanuelli, Cecilia Flores and Fr. Frank Velazquez

El Arte de Esperar: Retiro de Adviento para catequistas y ministros laicos

¿Necesita un retiro para completar su certificación básica, renovación o simplemente un día lejosdel ajetreo de la temporada?

St. Philomene Parish
Sacramento, CA
Cost
$30
Retreats
Saturday December 14, 2019 5:00 PM–6:00 PM

The Diocese of Sacramento Black Catholic Ministry hosts Gospel Masses every second weekend of the month.

Fellowship follows every Gospel Mass in Sacramento.

Learn more here: www.scd.org/bcm

St. Rose Church
Sacramento, CA
Sunday December 15, 2019 11:30 AM–12:30 PM

The Diocese of Sacramento Black Catholic Ministry hosts Gospel Masses every second weekend of the month.

Learn more here: www.scd.org/bcm

St. Basil Church
Vallejo, CA
Saturday December 28, 2019 6:00 PM–9:00 PM

On Saturday, December 28, 2019, Bishop Jaime Soto will lead the annual Feast of the Holy Innocents Candlelight Rosary Procession and Mass.

We will meet at 6:00 p.m. at the steps of the Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament (11th & K) and pray for the sanctity of life as we walk to Our Lady of Guadalupe Parish (7th & T) for bilingual Mass at 7:00 p.m.

This March for Life commemorates those male infants of Bethlehem who were killed by decree of King Herod, as well as all the lives of the millions of innocent unborn babies killed by abortion today.

Pro-Life
Saturday January 11, 2020 5:00 PM–6:00 PM

The Diocese of Sacramento Black Catholic Ministry hosts Gospel Masses every second weekend of the month.

Fellowship follows every Gospel Mass in Sacramento.

Learn more here: www.scd.org/bcm

St. Rose Church
Sacramento, CA
Sunday January 12, 2020 11:30 AM–12:30 PM

The Diocese of Sacramento Black Catholic Ministry hosts Gospel Masses every second weekend of the month.

Learn more here: www.scd.org/bcm

St. Basil Church
Vallejo, CA