which embraces the teachings of Jesus Christ to foster Spiritual growth.
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4:00pm Mass in English for Children
6:00 pm Mass in English
8:00 pm Mass in Spanish
Mass will begin at 11:30 with Carols
7:30am Mass in English
10:00am Mass in English
12:00p.m.(Noon) Mass in Spanish
No evening masses on Christmas Day
New Year's Eve -
Vigil Mass 5:00PM in English
Vigil Mass 7:00PM in Spanish
New Year's Day -
January 1, 2015 (The Feast of Mary, the Mother of God)
Holy Day of Obligation
8:30am Mass in English
7:00PM Bilingual Mass
Reclaiming Christ's Mission Together
St. Francis of Assisi Parish, Concord Donor Status Report as of 11/14/2014
Parish Goal: $836,046
Funds pledged: $544,713
% of Goal: 65%
Total # of Donors: 165
If you have not had an opportunity to make your pledge, please complete one of the pledge envelopes available in the Church pews or in the Parish Office.
Parishioners are invited to attend the 25th Annual Night of Prayer for Life on Monday, December 8 from 9 P.M. to Mid-nite, beginning with Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament, then Adoration, and closing with Benediction. Come and pray with St. Francis parishioners and others across our country to rededicate ourselves to the Culture of Life.
During the HOUR OF UNITY, 12 Midnight – 1AM EST., we will be united in churches across the country in prayer to end abortion and to restore God's blessings of Life and Religious Liberty in America. For information, please contact Liz Froelich at 925-586-4350.
The wonderful Fil-Am celebration of Simbang Gabi Novena masses continues at St. Francis of Assisi again this year We will begin this Novena on Tuesday, December 16th and continue each day until December 24th with a 5:30am Mass. We will offer breakfast to follow mass. All are invited to attend this special mass and reception each day with your parishioners and friends from neighboring parishes as we all prepare for the coming of Our Lord Jesus Christ at Christmas.
St. Vicent de Paul Ministry
Pantry Activity in the Month of November
- An emergency supply of food was given to 197 households (807 individuals) in November. We had 13 first-time clients
- On Nov. 22nd, 150 families received a turkey and two bags of food and produce for Thanksgiving dinner for approx. 800 individuals.
- FoodMaxx gift cards were given to 100 eligible families.
- Special Assistance (utility, rent, etc.) was provided for 3 clients.
Most Needed Food Items this Month: Cheerios, Canned Peaches or Pears, Chicken Noodle or Vegetable Soups, Canned Tuna, Canned Corn, Saltine or Graham Crackers, Cooking Oil (or any non-perishable items you wish to donate.)
SVdP Christmas Programs: We are signing up families in need for our "Adopt-a-Family for Christmas" Program. Please call
682-5811 if you or your group would like to adopt one of
these families with gifts or gift cards.
St. Vincent de Paul annual Christmas toy/gift collection will take place on the weekends of December 14th & 21st. Please bring new, unwrapped toys/gifts for children and teenagers to the church SVdP baskets or pantry. The collections will go to the New Hope Church in Concord for "Christmas for Everyone" program on Christmas Day, where thousands of men, women and children are served a Christmas meal and given gifts and warm clothing.
Thank you for helping us bring Christmas joy to families in need in our community.
Through liturgical gatherings, faith formation, and the grace of the Holy Spirit, we confidently live out the Gospel message
in service to the community and to the Diocese of Oakland.