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    Diocese of Oakland

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    Walnut Creek, California
    Diocese of Oakland

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Weekdays
Monday - Saturday: 8:30am
Weekends
Saturday: 5:00pm
Sunday: 7:30, 9:00, 11:00am & 5:00pm
Holy days
8:30am, Noon, 7:00pm 
Reconciliation
Saturdays: 4:00pm 

1650 Ygnacio Valley Rd
Walnut Creek, CA 94598

Pastor's Corner

 Dear Sisters and Brothers,

Happy Easter! I hope that the you're reaping the fruits of this Season which is peace, Joy and Love.

If you're logging into our parish website for the first time, know that you're most welcome. We're happy to invite you to join us for the weekend experience (Saturday/Sunday) in our Parish where "faith inspires life, and life inspires faith.”

Much has happened in our Parish Community during Lent, Easter Sunday and the Sunday after Easter. We've had the privilege of witnessing many initiations through the sacraments of Baptism, Confirmation and First Eucharist. It's truly a sign of God's blessing of Our Parish Community's faithfulness to the gospel way of life. Congratulations and blessings!

Our own Bishop Michael Barber was here last Sunday and anointed 33 young women and men. This weekend, we will witness the reception of First Eucharist by children.

I invite you to be welcoming to the families and extended families of these children who’ve journeyed with them this journey of faith. Some of them may be coming to church for the first time in a long time; let's welcome them with open arms. There may be some young families with little children; others, with children with special needs. Let's be a family to them and appreciate what these families go through day after day for them.

If there's some way in which our Parish Church or I could be if assistance to you, do reach out to me and we'll do all we can to address the need. My email is This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and my phone number is 925-939-7911, ext.105.

With Easter blessings and prayers,

Fr. William Rosario, Pastor

 

ALPHA - Wednesdays 7pm in Vista

 

Date: Wednesdays 7:00 pm
Location: Mullen Commons Vista

 

Last Fall we launched the first-ever Alpha Course at St. John Vianney and it was a success! 75 parishioners gathered to explore some of life's big questions; questions that we rarely have enough time to think about such as: Why am I here? What's my purpose? Where am I heading? Is there more to life than this? Many made new friends and some of those ‘new’ friends continue to meet in each other’s homes to share faith and hospitality.

 

If you crave a deeper connection with God and others, try Alpha. Alpha is a rare opportunity to explore questions of life and the Christian faith in a friendly, open and informal environment. No pressure. No charge. No follow up.

 

Alpha runs in churches, homes, coffee shops, and bars all over the world. It typically includes a meal, a video and time afterwards for sharing your thoughts. Alpha is open to all people, whether you’re a regular parishioner who’s just curious about what this new program might be or you’re interested in learning more about Christianity, you are welcome to attend!

 

Questions, contact Liz Rogers, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call (925) 939-7911 ext. 125

 

Family Life Ministry

 

Senior Social: The May Senior Social is scheduled for May 25th, 11:30 – 2:30 pm in

Mullen Commons. Come hang out, socialize, and meet new people. This is also a great opportunity to renew and invigorate old friendships. Singles, widows, widowers, divorced, separated, and couples are all welcome. The cost is $5 and includes lunch. Signups will be available soon. You can also call the parish office at 925-939-7911.

Mark your calendars for future socials: Please note there will be No June social; July 27th (more dates will be announced soon).

Senior Book Club: The Senior Social sponsors a Senior Book Club that meets for an hour after lunch at each social. To join you just read the book of the month and show up. May - Mary Coin by Marisa Silver; June - One Child: The story of China's most radical experiment by Mei Fong; July - The Shack by William P. Young; August - Game Without Rules: The often interrupted history of Afghanistan by Tamin Ansary. Note that the book club will meet in June even though there is no social.  

Moms Ministry Spring Series 

Join us as we explore The Seven Levels of Intimacy: The Art of Loving and the Joy of Being Loved, by Matthew Kelly.  Intimacy is a throwaway buzzword in pop psychology, yet it remains a litmus test for the health of relationships and is something everyone should strive for.  Intimacy is the one thing a person cannot live happily without.  What is intimacy? Who energizes you? Why do they energize you? How do you want to be remembered?

Lower Mullen Commons, Room 3, Wednesdays, April 25, May 9 and May 23 at 9:30-11am.  RSVP for Spring Series

We will have a few copies of the book available for purchase.  You can also order your book at amazon.com or DynamicCatholic.com.

SJV Moms Ministry’s aim is to bring together moms of ALL ages and stages for faith formation, fellowship, support, friendship and spiritual growth as we journey through the biggest Ministry entrusted to us. For more information, email us: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

If you have little ones, feel free to bring them along! Walk-ins are welcome! 

SJV Summer Campout: Sign ups are open for the 2018 SJV Family Life Ministry Summer Campout that will be held from the evening of July 27th through 11 am of July 29th. You can sign up clicking this link SignUpGenius or by calling the parish office at (925) 939-7911. If you have questions you can reach out to Carmen de Tapia (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) or Debbie White (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.).  More information at this link:  Summer Camp Out.

Additional questions about the Family Life Ministry can be directed to Jerry Mellin at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call (925) 787-8865.