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Pastor’s Desk 2-8-15

A well-known speaker started off his seminar by holding up a crisp new $20 bill. There were 200 people in the room. The speaker asked them, "How many of you would like to have this $20 bill?" Hands went up all over the room. Then the speaker said, "I'm going to give...

Lenten Retreat 2015

“Come away by yourselves to a deserted place and rest a while...” Mk 6:31 Don’t miss the Parish Lenten Retreat “Lent is more than giving up chocolate” led by Retreat Master Dn. Dave Young Ordained in 2005 as a Permanent Deacon in the Diocese of Norwich in Connecticut....

Retiro de Cuaresma 2015

“Vengan, vamos nosotros solos a descansar un poco en un lugar tranquilo...” Mc 6:31 No te pierdas el Retiro de Cuaresma de la Parroquia “Siguiendo a Jesús” guiado por: Padre Eduardo Fernández, SJ, STD Además de dar clases de Teología hispana y pastoral en la Escuela...

Teen Lenten Retreat – 2015

Are you a student in Middle School (6-8th)?... If so, join other teens your age at our Parish for the Lenten Retreat Reality Check led by NET Ministries When: Wednesday, February 25th ~ 6-10pm Where: St. Joachim’s Gym Cost: $30 Registration forms available at the...

Feast of St. Blaise

The Feast of St. Blaise is Tuesday February 3rd We will have the Blessing of the Throats at both morning Masses that day — 7:00AM & 8:30AM

Cookie Time

It.s almost that time of year to get your FAVORITE Girl Scout cookies!! Girl Scout Troop 31080 will have your cookies to purchase for $5 a box in the placita on Saturday, February 7th . 4PM to 6PM Sunday, February 8th . 8AM to 2:00PM and Saturday, February 14th . 4PM...

Confirmation Retreat 2015

KEEP US IN YOUR PRAYERS… Please keep our teens and youth leaders of our parish in your prayers so that they may encounter Christ in a deep and profound way at their Confirmation Retreat, Feb 6th-8th. MANTENOS EN TUS ORACIONES... Manten a los jovenes y líderes de...

Vatican Corner 2-1-15

continued … Pope Francis left Sri Lanka and landed in the Philippines on Thursday January 15, 2015. The Pope said the main reason for the visit was to meet survivors of Super Typhoon Haiyan, the strongest storm ever recorded on land which claimed more than 7,350 lives...

Bulletin 2-1-15

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Bulletin 1-25-15

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A BLESSED Weekend — The Pan de Vida Retreat

The Pan de Vida youth retreat this past weekend was a tremendous blessing for all participants and volunteers in our parish. Several teens gave their testimony and shared that they initially didn't want to be there, but they were truly happy that their parents made...

Vatican Corner 1-25-15

On January 12, 2015, Pope Francis began his second Asian pilgrimage in five months, visiting Sri Lanka for two days and the Philippines for three. It is exactly 20 years after St. John Paul II‘s record setting visit to those two countries. Pope Francis has defined the...

Santo Niño 2015 Fiesta

Hayward Santo Niño Prayer Group Annual Fiesta Saint Joachim Church 21250 Hesperian Blvd Hayward, CA 94541 Saturday, January 31, 2015 Rosary 1:00 PM and Mass: 2:00 PM Celebration to follow at the Gym For more information Angie: (510) 332-1714 Fely: (510)...

Open House

Open House Sunday January 25th 11:30am - 1:00p.m. Come visit our classrooms and meet our great teachers! Learn more about our Awesome School !! PLUS~~Visit our book fair and take home some books for that special child in your life… Contact information: 510-783-3177 or...

Bulletin 1-18-15

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Vatican Corner 1-18-15

On November 8, 2014, Pope Francis made more key appointments intended to help bring about a change of mentality in the Vatican hierarchy. He is looking for a softer approach to applying Church law, and he thinks he’s found that in French Moroccan Archbishop Dominique...

Seniors, Happy 2015!

HAPPY NEW YEAR SENIORS We hope you had a great Christmas and are ready to get back to work. Our next meeting will be at 12:30 PM on Friday, Jan 16 in the Parish Hall. PLEASE NOTE THE TIME CHANGE. Please come prepared with lots of ideas of what to do and what...

Vatican Corner 1-11-15

Pope Francis has found a way of clearing out the unwanted and unneeded gifts he receives and at the same time raising money for the poor. The Vatican began selling raffle tickets for a chance to win one of those unwanted gifts. Sales began in November, making a ticket...