The Baptism of the Lord

January 13, 2019

He saved us through the bath of rebirth and

renewal by the Holy Spirit.  — Titus 3:5

MASS INTENTIONS

Sat, January 12, 5:00 PM…. .People of the Parish

Sun, January 13, 9:30 AM….Fred Siegmund

Wed, January 16, 9:30 AM

Sat, January 19, 5:00 PM…..People of the Parish

Sun, January 20, 9:30 AM….People of the Parish

 

TODAY’S READINGS

First Reading — Isaiah speaks of the Servant whom the Lord upholds; he shall bring forth justice to the nations.  (Isaiah 42:1-4, 6-7)

Psalm — The Lord will bless his people with peace.  (Psalm 29)

Second Reading — Jesus was anointed by God with the Holy Spirit; he went out healing and doing good.  (Acts 10:34-38)

Gospel — A voice comes from heaven proclaiming Jesus as the beloved Son, with whom God is well pleased.   (Luke 3:15-16, 21-22)

 

READINGS FOR THE WEEK

Wednesday:     Heb 2:14-18; Ps 105:1-4, 6-9;

Mk 1:29-39

Saturday:           Heb 4:12-16; Ps 19:8-10, 15;

Mk 2:13-17

Sunday:             Is 62:1-5; Ps 96:1-3, 7-10;

1 Cor 12:4-11; Jn 2:1-11

January 6, 2019…………………….$1,501.00

Building Maintenance…..………..$810.00

 

Second Collection is for Seminary. Ignatian Prayer Series for Women Only every other Monday, 6:30 – 7:30 p.m., in the Parish Hall.  Next dates are January 14 and 28. Contact Wendy Hallett at 925-817-7741. Bible Study – Join us for Bible Study in the Parish Hall every other Wednesday from 6:30 -7:30 p.m. Next study dates are January 16 and 30.  Contact Anne Brussok at 510-517-9905. Parish Dinner on Saturday, January 26, after the 5:00 p.m. Liturgy. Walk for Life – Saturday, January 26  – San Francisco:  9:30 am – Mass at St. Mary’s Cathedral; 11:00 am – Info Faire and Rally in Civic Center Plaza; 1:30 pm – Walk from the Plaza down Market St to Justin Herman Plaza. For more info, please contact Anne Brussok at 510-517-9905. 2019 Donation Envelopes Please pick-up your assigned box from the Church entry way table.  Note:  2018 tax donation letters will be mailed by January 31. SAVE THE DATE – Saturday, February 9, at 11:00 a.m. for World Day of the Sick Mass at The Cathedral of Christ the Light in Oakland. SAVE THE DATE – Parish Pancake Breakfast benefiting our St. Vincent de Paul efforts on Sunday, February 24, from 9:00 – 11:30 a.m.