Vision    Our Mission:Through prayer and service, the St. Joseph family will strive to bring the community together to love, heal, and support one another as the people we are called to be in Christ. We see a Parish:– Where the Eucharist is the source and summit of all we are and all we do […]


This week we reflect on Luke 6:27-38 where Jesusasks us to first clarify our own priorities in order to help others.None of us will have perfect “vision,” but we should seek continually to clarify what we do see. Jesus told his disciples a parable “How can you say to your brother,‘Brother, let me remove that splinter […]

Revised Covid-19 protocols

Friends, effective February 16, 2022, Alameda and Contra Costa Counties will align with California Department of Public Health and lift the mask mandate in indoor settings for vaccinated individuals. This mandate does not apply to schools. The Diocese of Oakland will continue to follow the directives of both, Alameda and Contra Costa Counties, and the […]


In this week’s Gospel we learn of the importance of faith as Jesus cured a blind man’s vision. The blind man kept calling out all the more… “Master, I want to see.”Jesus told him, “Go your way; your faith has saved you.”Immediately he received his sight and followed him on the way. Please join us at Mass as we […]

Our History

  At the Ohlone Indian village of Oroysom, Padre Fermin Francisco de Lasuen founded this fourteenth of twenty-one Franciscan missions June 11, 1797. Taught by Padre Narciso Duran, the Ohlone orchestra and choir became famous. By 1830 almost 2,000 Indians were living at the mission. The 1868 earthquake destroyed the adobe church and most other mission buildings. […]

Pastoral Council

Pastoral Council   Through prayer and leadership, the council strives to unify the parish as one Body of Christ through worship, celebration, events and ministry. Involvement: The Pastoral Council is comprised of representatives from the St. Joseph community along with Father Anthony our Pastor and our Deacons. Members from our community: Mike Gaffey Denise Lai […]

Parish Master Plan

  In 1997 we celebrated the 200th anniversary of our founding.  The parish had over 2,500 registered families and average Sunday mass attendance of 2,800. The church and hall built in 1965 was not intended to be our permanent church.  Folding chairs were set up on weekends behind the pews to provide additional seating and […]

Saint Joseph for Life

  As Catholics we must find a way to be the hands of Christ when there is work to be done. We must educate ourselves about life issues such as abortion, euthanasia, capital punishment and embryonic stem cell research and discern how we are each called to proclaim the Gospel of Life in our own […]

Music Ministry

All are Welcome! Potential new members or those just interested in learning more about St Joseph’s Music Ministry program, we are looking forward to meeting you. For information please read below about the many activities of the St. Joseph Music Ministry. If you still have questions or inquiries please contact Director of Music Ministries, Ron […]