Saint Joachim News


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...

Bulletin 1-11-15

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Vatican Corner 1-4-15

In 2015, the Vatican is planning to conduct public tours of the working farm at Castel Gandolfo, the papal summer residence. The estate is about 1.25 times the size of the Vatican and located about 25 kilometers (15 miles) south of Rome. At the request of Pope...

Bulletin 1-4-15

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Pan De Vida Retreat – 2015

A weekend for, of, and by young people All youth and young adults ages 13-18 are invited The Pan de Vida Retreat program promotes, organizes and directs retreats based on the Gospel of St. John, Chapter 6 “I am the Bread of Life” The focus on the Eucharist shows young...

Happy New Year 2015!

Celebrate 2015 with prayer and thanksgiving at New Year's Day Mass at Saint Joachim Catholic Church! January 1 is also the Solemnity of the Blessed Virgin Mary; it is a holy day of obligation. From Father Anthony and Father Mario and the staff of Saint Joachim...

Vatican Corner 12-28-14

The unit of measurement that man has historically used to measure short periods of time is the day, one revolution of the earth about its axis. For longer periods of time, the year is used, one revolution of the earth around the sun. The year is not a whole number of...

Bulletin 12-28-14

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Vatican Corner 12-21-14

Christmas trees are not really an Italian tradition, but are starting to become more popular in Italy. Some shops, hotels, and restaurants display small trees and decorations are usually fairly simple, often just lights. In addition to the always grand tree at the...

Bulletin 12-21-14

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Bulletin 12-14-14

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Communal Reconciliation  / Servicio Penitencial Wednesday December 17th 7pm-9pm Priests from other Parishes will be here to assist. Miercoles, 17 de Diciembre 7 pm - 9 pm Sacerdotes deotras Parroquias estarán aquí para ayudar