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Weekdays
Monday - Saturday: 8:30am
Weekends
Saturday: 5:00pm
Sunday: 7:30, 9:00, 11:00am & 5:00pm
Holy days
8:30am, Noon, 7:00pm 
Reconciliation
Saturdays: 4:00pm 

1650 Ygnacio Valley Rd
Walnut Creek, CA 94598

Faith Formation Registration 2017-2018

 2017-2018

 Faith Formation

 

Registration Information

 

(Classes Begin October, Additional Details and Schedule to follow)

 

Welcome back! If you have not had the opportunity yet to register for faith formation there are two options: 

Walk-in registration is available:

Walk in registration will take place in the Faith Formation Hall. You may register for all faith formation programs, except Sacraments, on the same form. 

A Sacrament registration form is necessary for the Sacraments of Baptism, Reconciliation, Eucharist or Confirmation.  First Reconciliation, First Eucharist and Confirmation forms were sent in June to those who are eligible for this program.   

 

A completed 2017 medical release form is required before any child is placed in the faith formation program.  Please scan the QR Code to access the PDF form

 

All children and teens are welcome in our Faith Formation programs and should not be kept away for financial reasons.  The fees indicated on the registration form are collected to ease our expenses.  If payment at this time is a hardship, we will be happy to work it out with you.  

 Payable by check SJV or online scan the QR code 

 

Questions and concerns about Faith Formation registration should be directed to Karalee Keefer at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

 

Blessings,

 

Faith Formation Team

 

ALPHA - Wednesdays 7pm in Vista

 

What is Alpha & Why should I care? 

Alpha is an opportunity to explore life and the Christian faith in a friendly, open and informal environment. No pressure. No follow up. No charge. Alpha runs in churches, coffee bars, shops and homes all over the world. Typically, Alpha has about eleven sessions and includes food, a short video presentation and time at the end where you can share your thoughts. The Alpha Course is open to anyone – those who currently have a faith connection or those who are curious about exploring Christianity but are not yet ready to commit to church. 

 

St. John Vianney will be running the Alpha course eleven consecutive Wednesday evenings beginning September 6 and running through November 15. The sessions will be held in Mullen Commons (behind the church) and will begin with a free dinner at 7 pm. The sessions should last until 9 pm. Please feel free to join us for any or all of the sessions. Sign-ups will be taken at the back of the church beginning Sunday August 13th and each weekend thereafter until Sunday, August 27th. Click here SignUpGenius to sign up.

 

And if you’re not sure about signing up, but find your curiosity is piqued, please drop in any Wednesday evening. 

 

Questions, contact Liz Rogers, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call (925) 939-7911 ext. 125

 

Family Life Ministry

Senior Social: The September Senior Social is scheduled for September 22nd, 11:30 – 2:30 pm in Mullen Commons. Come hang out, socialize, and meet new people. This is also a great opportunity to renew and invigorate old friendships. Singles, widows, widowers, divorced, separated, and couples are all welcome. The cost is $5 and includes lunch. Click this link SignUpGenius to signup. You can also call the office at 925-939-7911. Also, mark your calendars for the Senior Socials for the remainder of 2017: October 27, and November 17. 

 

Senior Book Club: The Senior Social sponsors a Senior Book Club that meets for an hour after lunch at each social. To join you just read the book of the month and show up. The books for the next three months are: September - “The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane” by Lisa See; October - “The Language of Flowers“   by Vanessa Diffenbaugh; November is "The Nightingale" by Kristin Hannah.

 

Moms Ministry Fall Series:  Join us as we explore Sacred Marriage, by Gary Thomas, to draw us closer to our Lord and in turn, to help create greater closeness between husband and wife.  Gain insight from practical ideas to enrich and deepen our relationships by nourishing our spirits first.  Feel free to join the discussion even if you have not done the reading.   Children are always welcome. Bring a friend! We meet the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of the month from 9:30-11am. Dates:  Sep 20, Oct 4, 18, Nov 1, 15, Dec 6. Click this link SignUpGenius to signup.  You can also call the parish office at 925-939-7911.  For more information contact: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

 

Additional questions can be directed to Jerry Mellin at  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call (925) 787-8865. 

Blessings and Prayers

Family Life Ministry

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