St. Joseph Men's Club Meeting
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The St. Joseph’s Men’s club invites you to join us for a summer evening this Tuesday, July 7 to play Bocce Ball at City Beach, located at 4020 Technology Place from 7PM to 9PM. This replaces our regular monthly meeting in the Parish Hall. Five Bucks (only $5... are you kidding?) gets you Bocce and food-to-share; you just buy your own breverage. Call Gary Dorighi at gdorighi@comcast.net or call 510-657-7543 for more information.

Other upcoming Men's Club events:
  • Meeting, Bocce Ball Night - Jul-07
  • Board Meeting - Jul-21
  • Meeting, Speaker TBD - Aug-04
  • Board Meeting - Aug-18

Saint Vincent de Paul
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St. Vincent de Paul is collecting school supply items such as paper, spiral notebooks, folders, pencils, color pencils, pens, crayons, markers, glue, rulers, erasers, scissors, etc. to distribute to our clients. If you are shopping for school supplies, please pick up a few extra items for those in need. Donations may be dropped off into one of the SVDP collection containers located behind the last pew in our St. Joseph Church. Thank you for your generosity and for helping us help those in need. For more information click here
Bundle & e-waste Saturday & Sunday
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July 18-19 are Bundle & e-waste Saturday & Sunday at St. Joseph Church. Start cleaning out your closets and bring your good usable items & recyclable electronics to the church parking lot at that time. There will be a container to store both usable goods and e-waste products. Members of the Society will be there to help you unload. A list of acceptable items, and a recyclable Electronics Waste Guideline will be published in the 7/12 Weekly Bulletin. Plastic bags will be available at the Exit for your usage. Thank you for your generosity.

Some items to think about to recycle: Televisions, Monitors, Computer Systems, Computer components, Laptops, Copy Machines, Fax Machines, Printers, Scanners, MP3, Video Game Consoles, Video Games, Cell Phones, Audio, Digital Cameras, Cables, Wiring, Electrical Music Gear, and any other electronics you may have.
Dominican Sisters Presentation on Bl. Junipero Serra
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Saturday, July 25 From 10am-2pm “Junipero Serra - Saint and Sinner” A presentation by Ohlone Mission Indians and cousins: Andrew Galvan and Vincent Medina, Jr. Join us as our presenters offer different opinions on the canonization of Bl. Junipero Serra at the Dominican Motherhouse Auditorium, 43326 Mission Blvd. Fremont. $25 donation payable at the door with lunch included; Materials to be discussed are available for those who register; RSVP by Wed. July 13 to rosemarie@msjdominicans.org or at http://bit.ly/MSJSerra
News from the Mission Gift Shop
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Looking for a unique gift for that special couple who will be married or were married in the Old Mission Church? Stop by and see our limited edition, signed and numbered, lithograph suitable for framing of the Mission San Jose Church. There were only 200 printed and when they are gone there will be no more. There are less than 100 available now.
Notice of our next Scripture Series!
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You are cordially invited to join us for our latest series on Monday nights in July. The subject will be on: Understanding Religiously Motivated Terrorism - A Study in Fundamentalism, Radicalization, and Terrorism. Where: Holy Family Convent, 159 Washington Blvd. Time: 7:30-9:00 pm
Free will offering. Questions: 510-656-2331
Welcome Father Anthony !
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Let us extend a warm welcome to Fr. Anthony Huong Le our new parochial vicar. Father Anthony was ordained to the transitional diaconate last November in our Mission Church. He was ordained to the Priesthood at the Cathedral of Christ the Light in Oakland last May the 29th. He now comes to us as our companion in ministry. Welcome, Father Anthony!

- Fr. Manny
Abode Project
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Please help our families in need. Our cupboard is now bare of beds and chests. We particularly need, and have storage for, trundle beds, bunk beds and captain's beds, also chests of drawers. If you are redecorating or know of someone who is downsizing, please keep our ministry in mind. You may call Helen Campbell at 510-795-7958. May God bless and keep each one of us and those we serve.
COME AND SEE - Explore the Catholic Faith
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Do you ever ask yourself...
  • What is the meaning of my life?
  • How can i become a part of something bigger than myself?
  • How can I be a better person?
  • Does God have something to say to me?
  • As a Catholic, how can I celebrate the Sacrament of Confirmation?
If you are asking these or questions like them, the Catholic way of life may be for you. For almost 2000 years, people have turned to the Catholic Church to enrich their lives.

If you know of any unbaptized friends/family or anyone who may wish to look more seriously into the Catholic Faith, please invite them to join us.
  • RITE OF CHRISTIAN INITIATION OF ADULTS - Never been baptized? Come and see how to allow Jesus Christ into your life in a deeper way. Come and learn more about the Catholic faith, and discuss and share faith around a particular topic. Inquiry classes meet every Tuesday evening. Beginning in August, we meet every Sunday morning in Ministry House 2. Call the Faith Formation office to find out more about this life changing process at (510) 657- 0905 or E-mail: rciastjoseph@yahoo.com
  • RCIA ADAPTED FOR CHILDREN: RCIC – If you have a child (7 - 17 years of age) that has not been baptized Catholic, now is the time to enroll them in our RCIA for Children. Please call the Faith Formation office at (510) 657-0905 or E-mail: rciastjoseph@yahoo.com
Adult Confirmation
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Tuesday, September 8 The Adult Confirmation program is an opportunity for Catholics who have received their Baptism and First Eucharist and want to complete their three Sacraments of Initiation. This weekly Adult Confirmation program will start on September 8th and will emphasize the basics of Catholic teaching using appropriate adult learning methodologies. The topics include the Trinity, Sacraments, Prayer, and Morality. The last session is a mini-retreat evening of prayer, reflecting on the seven gifts of the Holy Spirit. Sessions are weekly on Tuesdays from 7pm- 8:30pm. The Confirmation celebration will take place at Christ the Light Cathedral in Oakland (date to be determined). Please contact the Faith Formation office at (510) 657-0905 or E-mail: rciastjoseph@yahoo.com
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