Diocese 50th Anniversary Mass

Diocese 50th Anniversary Mass DIOCESAN 50TH ANNIVERSARY EVENTS The Diocese of Fresno is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year and Bishop Ochoa has been celebrating this Golden Anniversary throughout the nine diocesan Vicariates.  Calling to mind the old days of the “Mass Car,” Bishop is using a Mass trailer to get to historic sites in…

Bulletin: Aug 27, 2017

  Bulletin: Aug 27, 2017 Twenty-first Sunday in Ordinary Time Over the past several weeks, Matthew’s Gospel has shown us a variety of Jesus’ miracles: multiplying fish and bread, walking on water, and expelling demons. Thousands of people have witnessed Jesus’ miraculous powers. Yet today, when Peter professes his faith in Jesus as the Messiah, Jesus…

Three Men Enter Second Year Diaconate Formation

Three Men Enter Second Year Diaconate Formation   Congratulations Are In Order! Our sincere congratulations to the three men who are currently in formation in the Permanent Diaconate, Russ Bassett, Francisco Gomez and Gary Hunt, and their wives, Marta, Emma, and Linna.  All three have successfully completed Diaconate Formation year one  and are now invited by…

St. Charles Next Steps

St. Charles Next Steps What Happens Next? While the building committee is working on their timetable, our fundraising and outreach activities focused on raising money for the new church to meet the expanded capacity and to accommodate growth over the next 100 years will begin in earnest in late Fall 2017. We Invite You To…

The Call To Priesthood

The Call To Priesthood While God works perfectly and uniquely in calling men to the priesthood, the list of statistics below provides a look at men who said yes to the call and were ordained in the United States during 2017. The list is a highlight of results from a survey completed by the USCCB.…

Bulletin: Aug 13, 2017

  Bulletin: Aug 13, 2017   Nineteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time Our readings today drench us in God’s kindness. The Old Testament reading, Paul’s letter, and the Gospel demonstrate God’s creative and personalized outreach to us. In each case, we see a different reaction to God’s gestures. Elijah drinks in his consolation, recognizing God in gentle…