Diocesan Events

Friday September 20, 2019 10:00 AM–12:00 PM

In the broad sense, the Propers include all of the readings, prayers and antiphons for a particular Mass. In this workshop we will focus on the Proper antiphons: Entrance, Offertory, and Communion chants. Utilizing the Propers is an easy way to enrich your musical repertoire and help you select other hymns and songs to sing at Mass. 

Pastoral Center
Sacramento, CA
Saturday September 21, 2019 8:30 AM–4:00 PM

Based on Sacred Scripture and the Church's primary liturgical documents this five-part series covers the theological principles and best practices regarding Catholic worship. This course is especially suited for members of parish liturgy committees, liturgical ministers and musicians. 

Divine Mercy
Sacramento, CA
Classes / Programs
Tuesday October 1, 2019 5:15 PM–9:00 PM

Bishop Jaime Soto will preside at the annual Red Mass on Tuesday, Oct. 1 at 5:15 p.m. in the Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament in downtown Sacramento.

Attorneys, judges, elected and appointed officials and all those working in the legal system or involved in the process of government in the five-county Sacramento region are invited to attend the Mass.

The Red Mass is the traditional gathering of members of the legal profession and elected and appointed officials to invoke the aid of the spirit of God in their deliberations for the year to come.

Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament
Sacramento, CA
Saturday October 12, 2019

Calling all Young Adult groups! Koinonia Cup is a one-day, annual fellowship event for young adult groups. Throughout the day, groups will participate in a series of competitive games, eventually leading to the crowning of a team as the winner of the Koinonia Cup. The day will also include Mass, vendors, exhibits, praise and worship, Adoration & Benediction, and so on.

St. John Vianney Parish
Rancho Cordova, CA
$25 per team and $5 per player
Young Adults
Saturday October 26, 2019 9:30 AM–3:30 PM

The Diocese of Sacramento will present Dr. Bill Keimig, assistant director of the Catechetical Institute. He will speak on the Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults process and how incorporating its liturgical, catechetical and pastoral accompaniment aspects make it a vital part of the New Evangelization in our parish communities.

Diocesan Pastoral Center
Sacramento, CA
$35 with lunch included