RCIA

RCIA – Deacon Dick Bayless, Interim Coordinator The 2021-2022 RCIA Team did an amazing job under the direction of the team led by Bill Ramos.  Representatives of the Chinese and Vietnamese communities participated. At the Easter Vigil, the team presented to Fr. Anthony and the congregation 14 Baptisms, 19 First Eucharists, and 20 Confirmations.

Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA)

Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA) 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? Come and see as we explore the answers to these and […]

Confirmation program is seeking volunteers

“Hello, 你好, xin chào, Kamusta, नमस्ते. Saint Joseph’s Confirmation program is seeking volunteers for this upcoming confirmation classes. Please consider giving of your time & talents to help our youth encounter the love of Jesus in his Church. Please call or email for further information Jimmy Jimenez-Garcia 510-599-3111 or email jgarcia@saintjosephmsj.org

ADULT SPIRITUALITY 2021-2022

SISTER MARCIA KRAUSE – ADULT SPIRITUALITY COORDINATOR 2021-2022                                                                                                LECTIO DIVINA FOR UPCOMING SUNDAY            VIRTUAL   (SEPTEMBER-JUNE)     WEEKLY            APPROXIMATELY 12 PARTICIPANTS   EMAIL  TO 48 PEOPLE BIBLE STUDY FOR UPCOMING SUNDAY               VIRTUAL    (SEPTEMBER-JUNE)    WEEKLY            APPROXIMATELY 14 PARTICIPANTS    EMAIL  TO 48 PEOPLE RESOURCES FOR BIBLE STUDY AND LECTIO DIVINA PUBLISHED ON THE PARISH WEBSITE WEEKLY RESPONSIBLE FOR THE ADVENT […]

Staff Autobiographies

Parish Staff Autobiographies   Meet our Staff Msgr. Manuel C. Simas – Pastor Emeritus (in residence) Reprinted from: The Catholic Voice ~ October 18, 2010 ~ VOL. 48, NO. 18 by Kevin Wing Msgr. Manuel Simas first realized he wanted to become a priest while in grammar school. That desire continued to grow during his years at […]

Scripture Study

Ignite the Fire Within! Scripture Study Groups Bible Study Tuesday Mornings 9:30 AM – 11 am Facilitator: Sister Marcia Scripture background for upcoming Sundays. Participants are provided the readings & commentary sent by email before each session. The session includes prayer, reading the Sunday Scriptures and studying the historical/cultural background.  Included with the email are […]

The Rite of Christian Initiation for Children (RCIC)

The Rite of Christian Initiation for Children (RCIC) “Jesus said to his apostles, ‘God, therefore, and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit, teaching them to observe all that I have commanded you.’” Matthew 28:19 Welcome to the Rite of […]

Family of Faith

Family of Faith   ST JOSEPH FAMILY OF FAITH MINISTRY Encountering CHRIST as A Family Gather . Learn . Share . Live out Welcome to St. Joseph Family of Faith Ministry “Jesus went down with them and came to Nazareth, and was obedient to them; and his mother kept all these things in her heart. […]