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CURRENT ISSUE: March 23, 2015 • VOL. 53, NO. 6 • Oakland, CA
A journey into the Church,
interrupted twice by war
Marine Sgt. Aaron Tam, retired, is expecting the only call he hears to come from the Lord. He is one of the 349 people who will be baptized at the Easter Vigil at Masses throughout the Diocese of Oakland.
Loved by his parishioners,
Father Seamus laid to rest
Hundreds came to celebrate the life and ministry of Rev. Seamus Genovese, who died on March 11 at age 67. He served over 27 years as pastor at Our Lady of Lourdes Church — only the third pastor in the parish's 94-year history.
Young carmel reflects historic
connection for nuns
The Carmel of Jesus, Mary and Joseph is coming up on its third anniversary in the Diocese of Oakland, but the Order of Discalced Carmelites has a history in the area that dates to the Mexican Revolution.
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