Parish Resource Letter from Fr. Eduino

Stay Connected, Prayer and Spiritual Support, and Service

Dear brothers and sisters in Christ,

I hope you are all doing well and getting closer to God in this time of great silence.  God gives us an opportunity, especially during this Easter season when we celebrate Christ’s triumph over death, to be closer to God and to one another.  He is our hope that unites us to God the Father and to each other.  Our parish staff has put together these resources to help our parish community stay connected, pray, and serve each other.  Please do not hesitate to reach out to us if you need anything, and please share this information with others.  Sincerely,  Fr. Eduino Silveira, Pastor

Stay Connected

  • Our parish office is accepting phone calls and responding to emails Monday-Friday.  Call us at (916) 481-5115 or email us at parish@olaparish.net.  We will respond to your phone messages and emails as soon as possible.  To help us stay connected with you, please let us know if you have any updates or changes to your contact information, including your email address.
  • Please visit our parish website on a regular basis: https://olaparish.net/.  It is continually updated with important information, links to our live stream Masses, the weekly parish bulletin, and much more.
  • Subscribe to our Flocknote emails and parish social media pages.  On our parish website, Flocknote and all of our social media pages are linked in the upper left-hand corner of the homepage of the website.    
  • Sign up for MyParish App for access to a wealth of information on your phone!  On the Apple Store or on Google Play, search for "myparishapp" and download the app. Choose our parish name after downloading it.

Prayer and Spiritual Support

  • We invite everyone to celebrate Sunday Mass with us every week at 10:00 am via Live Streaming on our parish YouTube channelPlease note, these Masses are closed to the public until further notice.
  • Other prayer opportunities and resources will be available as announced on our parish website, Flocknote emails, social media pages, and MyParish App.
  • Catholic in Recovery is a ministry that serves those suffering from addictions and unhealthy attachments.  Our parish group is here to offer confidential support, especially during this challenging time of isolation.  Contact Jenny Teeters at jennyteeters@gmail.com for more information.  https://olaparish.net/catholicinrecovery

Service

  • Our Ministry of Small Things has volunteers ready to help with grocery shopping and/or to set up Meal Trains for those in need.  To request assistance for yourself or someone you know, please call or email the parish office.
  • Individuals or families struggling with significant financial hardship can contact our parish St. Vincent de Paul chapter to discuss support options available to you.  Residence within our parish boundaries is required.  Please call (916) 481-6352 to leave a confidential message, and someone will return your call within one business day.
  • Do you know someone struggling with a crisis pregnancy?  Our parish Gabriel Project is here to help.  Please call (800) 910-0191 for information and support.  https://olaparish.net/respectlife

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