EVENTS NEXT WEEK 
Monday 5/28
Memorial Day – Office Closed
Tuesday 5/29
Legion of Mary – 8:30 am, PCMR#1
Disciples of Jesus – 6:00 pm, PCMR#1
Wednesday 5/30
Spanish Bible Study – 7:00 pm, PCMR#1
Thursday 5/31
Adult Choir Practice – 7:00 pm, Church
Sunday 6/3
Youth Ministry – 1:00 pm, Parish Center
 
WHEELCHAIR SUNDAY
Since 2003, the Knights of Columbus have sponsored over 60,000 wheelchairs for children, teens and adults who needed one but couldn’t afford one. Please join the Knights of Columbus, Fr. Renier and representatives from the American Wheelchair Mission, to learn how $150 can purchase and deliver a free wheelchair to someone in need. “WHEELCHAIR SUNDAY”, June 9 & 10.
 
VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL 2018
Attention all children ages 5 to 12 years old!!! Travel with us and see the wonderful world of NARNIA. We will introduce to you the amazing LION OF JUDAH. Get ready to be transformed at St. Joseph Parish Vacation Bible School (VBS) on June 18th to 22nd from 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm. We will have lots of fun games, exciting activities, cool music, and food.  The registration deadline has been extended to April 30, 2018. For details, call Phoebe Fernandez (628) 333-5831 or email stjv.events@gmail.com or visit us at www.stjv.org.
 
ADULT CONFIRMATION CLASSES
St. Joseph Parish is beginning Adult Confirmation classes! Are you an adult 18 years or older who still needs
Confirmation? Come and complete your baptismal graces this summer! Classes will begin Wednesday, June 13 at 6:00 pm! The program will end on Wednesday, August 8 to prepare you for Confirmation in November.
Registration is now open and will continue until Friday, June 1. Come by the parish office for more information or email Jerome Baybayan, Director of Religious Education, at jeromeb@stjoseph-vacaville.org.
 
 
GOLF TOURNAMENT
To all golfers and golf aficionados, this is your chance to shine. Use your talent and passion for golf to serve God and our parish. St. Joseph Parish will have a fundraising golf tournament on August 18, 2018 at Paradise Valley Golf Course in Fairfield. We need golf players and sponsors for the raffle drawings and silent auction. For details, callDon Fernandez at (707) 365-2561.
 
 
FAITH FORMATION
Faith Formation Registration for the next school year 2018-2019 will begin this Sunday, May 20 with an open registration from 9am-3pm. You may also register starting this week in the parish office. Please come ready with your child’s baptism certificate and registration payments.
The Faith Formation program offers religious education classes for first graders (First Communion preparation) through Confirmation. Classes take place on Wednesday
 
BAPTISM PREPARATION CLASS
Our next baptismal preparation class in English will be held on Tuesday, June 5 at 7:00 pm.  There will also be a Spanish-language class  offered on Sunday, May 20 at 3:00 pm. These classes go over the meaning of the sacrament of baptism and are required for both parents and godparents prior to a baptism in the Catholic Church.
The class is free for registered parishioners who sign up in advance or $10 for each person at the door. Please call or visit the parish office to sign up.  Please note that the classes must be completed and all other  documents submitted at least two weeks prior to the date of baptism.
 
PRIEST VS. SEMINARIAN BASKETBALL
Get ready for the 4th annual Priests vs Seminarians basketball game, which will take place on Wednesday, May 30, 2018 at Christian Brothers High School in Sacramento. Doors open at 6:30 pm and the game starts at 7:00 pm. The cost is $15 per adult, $60 for a group of 6 adults or $5 for students (K-College).
There are a limited number of tickets available in the parish office. Get yours today!
For more information, contact the Office of Priestly & Religious Vocations at (916) 733-0258 or msmith@scd.org.
 
NOTRE DAME SCHOOL NEWS
Applications are being accepted for grades TK (Transitional Kindergarten, Kindergarten, and 1st through 6th for the 2018 2019 school year. Please find an application on our website www.notredamevacaville.org, or come by the school office at 1781 Marshall Road.
 
NDS is has position openings for next school year.
Transitional Kindergarten Extension Director
This is a new position. Students (16) in the morning TK will be in an enrichment environment where their day will be extended with learning activities and play. Student hours are 11:15 A.M. – 3:00 P.M. The director will start fresh in building and running the program. The right person will have several years experience in a pre-school environment, and is great at planning activities and working with little ones. Curriculum is available.
 
Instructional Assistants – Full and Part Time
Assistants work in the classroom taking their direction from teachers in helping students. They also monitor students on the playground. They help our program run smoothly.
Please send cover letter
 
CHESTERTON ACADEMY
Did you know that there is a new Independent Catholic High School in Dixon? Valley of the Sacred Heart Academy is now accepting enrollment for students entering 9th grade for Chesterton Academy, a classical Catholic High School. Valley of the Sacred Heart Academy also offers Catechesis of the Good Shepherd, a Montessori approach to faith formation for children ages 3-12. For more information please contact Chris Simpson at (530) 574-0804 or csimpson@vshpes.com. Please join us for an Open House and light refreshments at St. Peter Church, Parish Hall and RE Building, 105 S. 2nd St. in Dixon on Saturday, May 26 or Wednesday, June 6 at 6:30-8:30 pm.
 
 
QUO VADIS RETREAT
Young men between the ages of 13 to 17 are invited to the Quo Vadis (“Where are you going”) summer retreat. Participants will be able to listen to vocation stories, have fun, pray and learn about the different charisms and vocations (consecrated, married, religious and single life) to begin thinking of their own calling.
Date: August 2-5, 2018
Location: Trinity Pines Catholic Center, 28000 Rollins Lake Road, Colfax, CA 95713
Cost: $60 (Includes room and meals)
Deadlines: Regular registration ends July 16. After July 16, late registration fee is $70 (and depending on space and availability). Registrations will not be accepted after July
Download forms and register at www.scd.org/quovadis. If you have any questions, please contact the Diocese of Sacramento Office of Vocations
 
SUPPORT GROUP AT ST. MARY’S
Dolly Braida is starting another support group next Saturday at St. Mary’s Church in room 7 at 10:00 am. This group is designed for anyone who needs help through the grieving process and from any pain from physical or mental abuse, and from any kind of pain. It will be held at St. Mary’s church every 4th Saturday.
 

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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