Diocesan Events

Friday August 17, 2018 6:00 PM–9:00 PM

All Youth and Young Adult Ministry Leaders are invited and encouraged to attend a gathering with fellowship, food, a special blessing, and training tracks for newbies and veterans of ministry alike to kick-off the new ministry year.

Two dates/times and locations are being offered for convenience:

  • Friday, August 17 6pm-9pm at Chico Newman Center
  • Saturday, August 18 10am-1pm at the Pastoral Center in Sacramento
Chico Newman Center
Chico, CA
Youth & Young Adult
Youth Ministers
Saturday August 18, 2018 10:00 AM–1:00 PM

ALL Youth and Young Adult Ministry Leaders are invited and encouraged to attend a gathering with fellowship, food, a special blessing, and training tracks for newbies and veterans of ministry alike to kick-off the new ministry year.

Two dates/times and locations are being offered for convenience:

  • Friday, August 17th 6pm-9pm at Chico Newman Center
  • Saturday, August 18th 10am-1pm at the Pastoral Center in Sacramento
Pastoral Center
Sacramento, CA
Youth & Young Adult
Youth Ministers
Saturday August 25, 2018 8:30 AM–3:00 PM

Open to all (parish volunteers, teachers, youth & young adult leaders, etc.) who have a passion for pro-life work. Come for fellowship, networking, exhibitor tables, prayer, and more! Lunch will be provided. Event is FREE! Registration is required by August 14.

Opening Mass with Bishop Jaime Soto. "Hope for Our Dying World: Humanae Vitae at 50" presented by Steve Patton, MA, JD.

Schedule:
8:30am Mass (Optional)
10am–3pm Program

St. John the Baptist Parish Hall
Folsom, CA
Cost
FREE
Conferences
Mass
Pro-Life
Saturday September 15, 2018 9:00 AM–9:00 PM

The Dioceses of Northern California are proud to announce the 9th annual ON FiRE NorCal Jam! ON FiRE is a PERFECT way to kick off your youth and young adult ministries for 2018-2019, and YOU’RE INVITED to be part of it! Don't miss this day-long opportunity for prayer and inspiration!

Buy your tickets today at www.onfirenorcal.com

Six Flags Discovery Kingdom
Vallejo, CA
Adoration
Mass
Music & Concerts
Special Event
Young Adults
Youth
Youth & Young Adult
Friday September 28, 2018 8:00 AM–4:00 PM

Calling all catechists, Catholic school teachers and staff, parish ministry leaders, parish staff and parishioners! Join us on September 28 and 29 at St. Francis High School Sacramento from 8am-4pm for the largest gathering of ministers, catechists and Catholic school teachers in the Diocese of Sacramento!

St. Francis High School
Sacramento, CA
Conferences
Saturday September 29, 2018 8:00 AM–4:00 PM

Calling all catechists, Catholic school teachers and staff, parish ministry leaders, parish staff and parishioners! Join us on September 28 and 29 at St. Francis High School Sacramento from 8am-4pm for the largest gathering of ministers, catechists and Catholic school teachers in the Diocese of Sacramento!

St. Francis High School
Sacramento, CA
Conferences
Saturday September 29, 2018 9:30 AM–2:00 PM

The seventh annual diocesan San Lorenzo Ruiz Fiesta will commemorate the canonization of San Lorenzo Ruiz de Manila as the first Filipino saint. Bishop Emeritus William K. Weigand will preside at Mass at 10 a.m., followed by a procession.

From 11:20 a.m. to 2 p.m. there will be food and entertainment, including Filipino songs and dances. Free lunch will be served.

St. Paul Church
Sacramento, CA
Special Event
Tuesday October 9, 2018 5:15 PM–9:00 PM

Bishop Jaime Soto will preside at the annual Red Mass on Tuesday, October 9 at 5:15pm in the Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament in downtown Sacramento.

Attorneys, judges, elected and appointed officials and all those working in the legal system or involved in the process of government in the five-county Sacramento region are invited to attend the Mass.

The Red Mass is the traditional gathering of members of the legal profession and elected and appointed officials to invoke the aid of the spirit of God in their deliberations for the year to come.

Mass
Special Event
Saturday October 13, 2018 3:00 PM–5:00 PM

You are invited to attend the annual Marian Procession at Christ the King Passionist Retreat Center in Citrus Heights. Bishop Jaime Soto will preside at Mass at 3 p.m. followed by a procession and benediction.

Christ the King Passionist Retreat Center
Citrus Heights, CA
Mass
Saturday February 9, 2019 9:30 AM–3:00 PM

You have FOUR opportunities to get Fired Up at the Diocese of Sacramento's 10th Annual Confirmation Conference: ​February 9th, 10th, 23rd, or 24th, 2019.

There's something powerful that happens when several hundreds of teens gather as Church to celebrate our faith, experience the joy of the Holy Spirit, listen to dynamic speakers, and pray together at Mass with the Bishop. This is a huge, dynamic, and exciting conference for all youth who are preparing to be sealed by the Holy Spirit in the awesome Sacrament of Confirmation!

State Theater in Red Bluff
Red Bluff, CA
Cost
$35 per person before January 7th
Conferences