Posts made in March, 2015

Pope Francis Announces Jubilee Year of Mercy

Posted by on Mar 14, 2015 in Blog, Catholic Church

Pope Francis Announces Jubilee Year of Mercy

Rome, March 13, 2015 (Zenit.org) Junno Arocho Esteves – During a Penitential Celebration today in St. Peter’s Basilica, Pope Francis announced the celebration of an extraordinary Holy Year dedicated to Mercy. The Jubilee of Mercy will begin on December 8th, 2015, the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception and will conclude on November 20th, 2016, Solemnity of Christ the King. The Holy Father’s announcement was greeted with an applause by those present in the Basilica. “I entrust the organization of this Jubilee to the Pontifical Council for the Promotion of the New...

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March 21: St. Patrick Corned Beef & Cabbage Feast

Posted by on Mar 13, 2015 in Blog, Feasts and Fun, Parish News

March 21: St. Patrick Corned Beef & Cabbage Feast

In honor of both Saint Patrick (Feast Day March 17) and Saint Joseph (Feast Day March 19), we will serving a corned beef and cabbage dinner, prepared by our dear Chef Juan, in Carroll Hall at 7 PM. Get on your green and join us for fun raising and fundraising. Tickets may be purchased in the parish office. $30 for adults, $20 for seniors, and $10 for children 12 and under. Thank you for supporting our parish.

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Volunteering at the Food Bank

Posted by on Mar 5, 2015 in Blog, Outreach, Young Adults

Volunteering at the Food Bank

Members of St. Benedict’s Young Adult Group at the San Francisco and Marin Food Bank. Thank you to everyone who came and helped prepare mixed food boxes for the seniors of SF. A total of 950 boxes were made equaling a total of 20,000 lbs of food that will be shipped to the elderly in need. Also a big thank you to our special guest Abouna (Father) Bernard.

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YOUNG ADULT “MAKING CHOICES-Dealing with Transitions” Retreat

Posted by on Mar 3, 2015 in Blog, Retreats and Recollection, Young Adults

YOUNG ADULT “MAKING CHOICES-Dealing with Transitions” Retreat

Sat. March 21, 2015 (10am-4pm); for women & men (ages 18-40); at 43326 Mission Blvd. (entrance on Mission Tierra Pl), Fremont, CA 94539; Facilitators: Sisters Ingrid Clemmensen and Mary Yun; Suggested donation of $15 includes lunch, refreshments and materials (payable at the door); Register online at www.msjdominicans.org or www.bit.ly/YAretreatreg; for more info call 510-933-6335.

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