Baptism

Holy Baptism is the basis of the whole Christian life, the gateway to life in the Spirit (vitae spiritualis ianua), and the door which gives access to the other sacraments. Through Baptism we are freed from sin and reborn as sons of God; we become members of Christ, are incorporated into the Church and made sharers in her mission: “Baptism is the sacrament of regeneration through water in the word.

Catechism of the Catholic Church

Baptismal preparation class and baptism of an infant or a young child are available to registered parishioners.

Contact Parish Office more than one month prior to planned baptism, especially for the Spanish Community, at (510) 895-5631 for application, information and schedule.

Upcoming Events

Dec
9
Fri
7:30 am Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament
Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament
Dec 9 @ 7:30 am – 8:30 am
The Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament will resume on Friday, December 3 after the 7am mass. La Adoración del Santísimo Sacramento se reanudará el viernes 3 de diciembre después de...
Dec
16
Fri
7:30 am Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament
Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament
Dec 16 @ 7:30 am – 8:30 am
The Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament will resume on Friday, December 3 after the 7am mass. La Adoración del Santísimo Sacramento se reanudará el viernes 3 de diciembre después de...
7:00 pm Simbang Gabi @ St. Leander Church
Simbang Gabi @ St. Leander Church
Dec 16 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Everyone is invited! Simbang Gabi Masses Dec 16 – 24, 2022 @7pm except on Saturdays, Dec 17 and 24 @6:30am Reception follows after mass on Dec 24th.  
Dec
17
Sat
7:00 pm Simbang Gabi @ St. Leander Church
Simbang Gabi @ St. Leander Church
Dec 17 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Everyone is invited! Simbang Gabi Masses Dec 16 – 24, 2022 @7pm except on Saturdays, Dec 17 and 24 @6:30am Reception follows after mass on Dec 24th.  
Dec
18
Sun
7:00 pm Simbang Gabi @ St. Leander Church
Simbang Gabi @ St. Leander Church
Dec 18 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Everyone is invited! Simbang Gabi Masses Dec 16 – 24, 2022 @7pm except on Saturdays, Dec 17 and 24 @6:30am Reception follows after mass on Dec 24th.  
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