Cantor Workshop

Wed. June 5, 7:00 - 9:00 p.m. 
Pastoral Center, 2110 Broadway

Caroline Easton, Divine Savior, Orangevale, will lead this workshop for cantors. We'll focus mainly on the singing of the Psalms, especially the Psalms for funerals and Ordinary time. We'll also discuss practical matters important to cantors, such as vocal health, liturgical presence, gestures, and engaging the congregation.
$10. To register click here or call 916-733-0221.




This coming Friday, June 1st, is the First Friday.  The adoration begins immediately following the 8:00 am Mass with the exposition of the Blessed Sacrament and ends at 6:15 pm.  Come spend time with Jesus.


Next Baptism Date

Saturday, July 7th, 2018, will be the next date to celebrate English baptisms. The parents and godparents of the child who will be baptized need to be registered parishioners in this church and attend the pre-baptismal preparation class. If you come from another parish, you need to present a letter from your parish priest. The next pre-baptismal class will be Tuesday, June 12th, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. in the parish hall.

You need to register at the parish office before attending the Pre-Baptismal class.


Pilgrimage Trip

On behalf of Monsignor James Murphy, former Pastor of St. Mary’s Parish in Vacaville, Catholic Charities of California cordially invites you to join us on a pilgrimage to Ireland to celebrate Monsignors Murphy’s 50th anniversary of priesthood!  The pilgrimage will take place from June 29th to July 9th, 2018 and will include an eight day tour of Early Christian Sites of Ireland, followed by a special Mass and party in his honor in his hometown.  To attend an informational meeting or to get more information, please contact Catholic Charities of California by email: or by phone (916) 706-1539.


Worldwide Marriage Encounter

Married Couples:   Have you ever wanted to take a fresh look at your Marriage? Please consider making a Worldwide Marriage Encounter Weekend. You will find ways to enrich your marriage. It is a unique approach aimed at revitalizing your Sacrament of Matrimony. Upcoming weekends are: April 13-15 in Reno, NV.; April 27-29 in Sacramento, CA; August 24-26, 2018 in Sacramento; October 5-7, 2018 in Reno, NV.; and November 9-11, 2018 in Sacramento.  IT IS NOT TOO EARLY TO REGISTER FOR A WEEKEND THAT YOU WILL NEVER FORGET.  For more information visit our website at: or contact Terry & Janet at or (916)489-3464.


Women's Discernment Retreat

Hello ladies! If you or a friend are curious as to what the Lord is calling you to do in your life then we have a treat for you! Please come join us as the Newman Catholic Center host a Women's Discernment Retreat with the Dominican Sisters of Mary Mother of the Eucharist. The price is $40 (includes lunch, dinner, and materials) for a ONE day retreat. It will begin at 9 AM till 7 PM. If you are interested and/or have questions please feel free to ask! Register at or visit