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    Diocese of Oakland 

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    Diocese of Oakland

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Weekdays
Monday - Saturday: 8:30am
Weekends
Saturday: 5:00pm
Sunday: 7:30, 9:00, 11:00am & 12:30pm
Holy days
Vigil: 7:00pm
8:30am, Noon 
Reconciliation
Saturdays: 4:00pm 

1650 Ygnacio Valley Rd
Walnut Creek CA

Christmas Schedule


Christmas Eve
- Wednesday, December 24th
3:00pm ëChildren’s Christmas Mass
5:00pm ëFamily Christmas Mass
8:00pm ëChristmas Candlelight Mass
12:00am ëChristmas Midnight Mass
(Musical Preludes 15 minutes before every Mass)

Christmas Day - Thursday, December 25th
ë9:00am, and 11:00am, (no 7:30am or 12:30pm Mass)

Feast of the Holy Family - December 27th & 28th
ëSaturday 5:00pm; Sunday 7:30am, 9:00am, 11:00am, and 12:30pm Mass

New Year’s Day – Thursday, January 1st
ë10:00am - Mary, Mother of God

Feast of the Epiphany - January 3rd & 4th
ëSaturday 5:00pm; Sunday: 7:30am, 9:00am, 11:00am, 12:30pm

Baptism of the Lord -January 10th & 11th
ëSaturday 5:00pm; Sunday: 7:30am, 9:00am, 11:00am, 12:30pm

 Unto us a Child is born, Unto us a Son is given. ~ Isaiah 9:6

Invite Someone "Home for Christmas"

There isn't a better time to invite someone to join us at Mass than at Christmas! Give the gift of Community during our Christmas liturgies: invite someone that you know to come with you to a specific Christmas Mass. And not just anyone, but a parishioner who doesn't or can't regularly attend Mass, someone who has drifted away, or even a neighbor who might appreciate being invited to come to Mass with you. This is an invitation to share the miracle of God's presence on earth in the birth of Jesus. We know the presence of Jesus turns hearts. All that is missing is the invitation to join us in that presence. Spread the word! St. John Vianney is our Christian home, and so we all want to invite someone home for Christmas.

Come, Rejoice and Participate

We are still in need of Liturgical Ministers for Christmas Masses. We especially need help at Christmas Eve: 3:00pm, 5:00pm, Midnight and Christmas 9:00am Masses. Please click here to sign up or contact Parish Secretary, Maryanne Richards, at 939-7911 ext. 0 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if you are available. Merry Christmas!!

Parish Happenings

 

December 

 

15th

Registration for 2015 Track and Field
Like to run, jump or throw? Try Tack and Field! The CYO Track and Field team is for students in grades 2 through 8 who like to move! For registration, click here

20th & 21st

Drop off Gifts for Adopt a Family - St. Elizabeth Ministry
Please drop off gifts after all Masses this weekend. Please do not leave gifts in the back of Church without contacting one of the volunteers to check your name off the list.

   

January

 

3rd & 4th

Reclaiming Christ's Mission Capital Campaign
Thank You Reception after  all Masses.   Click here for more details.

Fr. William, Fr. Luke, Fr. Jim, Debbie Mellin, Jim & Liz Jones would like to show their appreciationfor your great support during this campaign by offering you beverages and snacksat receptions to follow each Massthe weekend of January 3rd & 4th.

Please make plans to join us.
 

12th to 19th

We will be hosting Winter Nights January 12th-19th, 2015.

We encourage those of you who have not experienced the joy of serving the Winter Nights families to volunteer. There are many simple ways to serve – set up (January 12th) and take down (January 26th), sleep over volunteers, homework helpers, meal preparation, service and clean up, weeknight and weekend activities, laundry, cleaning, and more. To volunteer click here.

 

February

 

2nd

Parish-wide Read/Study on Pope Francis' The Joy of the Gospel beginning in Advent. Large group gathering on Monday February 2nd