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  CURRENT ISSUE:  September 8, 2014   •   VOL. 52, NO. 15   •   Oakland, CA
Changing up the game for good
Four years ago, the Oakland A's and the baseball community were stunned when Grant Desme responded to an invitation to spring training by retiring from baseball at age 23
to pursue a vocation as a
Roman Catholic priest.  >>>
Extending reach for communities in need
Catholic Charities of the East Bay opens a new center in Richmond to provide service to the poor and vulnerable.  >>>
Finding the
encounter with God

Seminarian Michael Nufable found an important part of being a priest includes "having an open ear and listening to the people of God."  >>>
Enduring love
to be honored

On Oct. 19, couples married
25 years and more are invited
to the wedding anniversary celebration at the Cathedral of Christ the Light.  >>>
Building an
endowment fund
for tuition assistance

Thanks to the dedicated donors, foundation grants and a once-a-year gala that highlights the students from low-income families who are benefiting from the gift of Catholic education.  >>>

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