The faith community of
Saint Joseph Catholic Church
Dear Father in heaven, look kindly upon the Diocese of Oakland as we take stock of the many gifts you have given us.
Send your Holy Spirit to inspire and guide us so that our efforts toproclaim the saving gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ more effectively,may bear tremendous fruit.
May we, as your people,courageously proceed on thispath of self-reflection and renewal.In the end, with your divine assistance,we know that we cannot fail.
Holy Mary, Queen of the World andSt. Francis de Sales, co-patrons of our Diocese,pray for us!Amen