Author: Richard

Co-Workers in the Vineyard of the Lord

When Fr. John Direen addressed our annual liturgical ministers meeting, he made frequent reference to a document published by the US Conference of Catholic Bishops.  The document, Co-Workers in the Vineyard of the Lord, is available on their website in  English and in Spanish

Co-Workers in the Vineyard of the Lord expresses the bishops’ strong desire for the fruitful collaboration of ordained and lay ministers who, in distinct but complementary ways, continue in the Church the saving mission of Christ for the world, his vineyard.

There is also an extensive Frequently Asked Questions about Lay Ecclesial Ministry on their website.

Raffle Business Sponsors

A number of our business neighbors have donate cash or other items to support our parish festival.  The donated items will be raffled off throughout the day on Sunday. Buy you tickets to win.

Please patronize those businesses who have generously supported us.

Olivero Plumbing
11360 San Pablo Avenue
El Cerrito, CA 94530

Doherty's truck rental
Doherty’s Truck & Auto Rental
10895 San Pablo Avenue
El Cerrito, CA 94530


El Cerrito Royale
6510 Gladys Avenue
El Cerrito, CA 94530

Well Grounded Tea & Coffee Bar
6925 Stockton Avenue
El Cerrito, CA 94530

Jenny K
6921 Stockton Avenue
El Cerrito, CA 94530


El Cerrito Natural Grocery Company
10367 San Pablo Avenue
El Cerrito, CA 94530

Raffle $100 club

The parish festival is a success because a lot of generous people buy $100 of more of raffle tickets.  This year the following list of people generously bought at least 12 tickets for $100.

Ricardo/Marissa Bautista

Alfred/Helen Carlson

Richard/Kathleen Keller

Richard/Constance Mank

Teresa/Melinda Brignone

Loretta Marin

M.D. Zorilla

Eric/Sharon Ewen

Shirley/James Robertson

Marcelino/Margarita Nodal

Xavier/Dinah Sales

Eric/Sharon Ewen

Fr. Thuong

Virgilio/Emily Alonzo

Dante/Jesusa Sales

Michael/Barbara Woldemar

Cora/Ike Tiongson

John/Patricia Olivero

Elizabeth Addiego

Marsha/Joseph Conwill

Susan/Ricardo Gonzalez

Maria Britto

Charles/Anna Marie/Sieben and/Franco

Annita Delsimone

Victoria Tannady


Kathleen Klatt

Ronald/Andrea Gronsky

Mary Dong

Susan Petersen

William/Janice Saner

Joan Aiken

Bruce Hartman

SJ Senior Center

Gina Pantig

Floyd/Jessie Renty

Steven/Maria Ingraham

John/Nancy Woo

Timothy/Roberta Montgomery

Frank/Mildred Gardner

Walter/Olivia Wong

James/Christine Hickey

Alice Barce

Carmelito/Soledad Castillo

Pamela Vincent

Ray/Roberta Cayton

Carol Mansinne-Shafer

Joseph Orr

Nancy Clabby/Eiji Nakamura

Edmond/Lillian Bayer

Reynaldo/Linda Gauna

Jasmin/Efren Salcedo

Patrick Moran

JoAnne Villani

Rhonda/Roger Canotal

Bernie Juat

Ria Abesamis

Thalia/Kay Cayetano

Fr. Joseph Tran

Elizabeth Brown

John/Judy Baker

Carol/Tanya Quinney

Jose/Maria Pena

Jay/Pam Clark

Bessie Lai

Myrna Engalla

Robert Collin