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Upcoming Parish Events

Grey Robe Benedictine Gathering Jan 07   6:30pm
Parish Council Meeting Jan 11   6:00pm
Franciscan-Clarian Gathering Jan 14   6:30pm
Parish Meeting and Potluck Jan 18   6:00pm


Loaves and Fishes Needs
Loaves and Fishes is collecting stocking caps, socks and gloves, shampoo, soap, toothpaste, toothbrushes, to give to the homeless guests at The Village and Friendship Park.  If you belong to a group or organization, please pass this on to them. Might also be a good project for community service hours for high school students. Donations can be dropped off at the Parish or email/call the parish for other arrangements.

Independent Catholicism - A Wonderful Way of Being Catholic!
Do you have questions about Independent Catholicism? The Mass? What we believe? Have you wondered why we do the things we do?  Let us know!  Over the next few weeks we are asking for your questions and will be addressing them, and more, in the next few months.  Send your questions to Fr. Tony at

Weekly Contributions

Total Month To Date: $  355
Monthly Need: $1400

Weekly Contributions:
Jan 04: $355
Jan 11: $
Jan 18: $
Jan 25: $

We do not take up a collection during Mass. Rather, we rely on the faith giving of those who attend and on the generosity of those who share our mission to contribute as they are able. 

Ongoing Events, Services, and Information


Who and What are Independent and Old Catholics - NPR Interview
NPR-St. Louis has an interview with three pastors that help explain it all! Give a listen by clicking

Loaves and Fishes - First Sunday of the month at 10:30am
If you are interested in serving at Loaves and Fishes with the Good Shepherd Community on the first Sunday of each month, contact Joanne Crandall-Bear. Everyone is welcome to join with our group, you do not need to be a member of the Parish. Email Joanne for more information:

Grey Robe Benedictines
The Grey Robe Benedictines meet twice a month on the first and third Wednesdays. For more information and directions contact Mother Elizabeth
at: Website:

Ecumenical Order of Saints Francis and Clare
The Franciscan-Clarian Community opens their gatherings on the second and fourth weeks of each month at 6:30pm.  Everyone is welcome.  For more information, dates, and directions, please contact them at Website:

Members of Good Shepherd gather after Mass to pray the Rosary on the last Sunday of each month.  Plan to join them or contact
Cyd Haug-Westfor more  information.

Parish Council Meeting
The Parish Council meets on the second Sunday of each month after the 5:00pm Mass.  Everyone is welcome to attend.

Monthly Potluck and All-Parish Meeting
The monthly potluck and All-Parish meeting is held on the third Sunday of each month. Please plan to stay after Mass to socialize, share a meal, and be part of the Parish discussions and decision making.  

Serving the Parish Community
There are a number of ways to serve our Parish– volunteering for outreach events, Choir, Sunday Bulletin, baking bread for Eucharist… and many more! Please contact
Fr. Tony  or Cyd Haug-West if you would like to get more involved. 

St. Michael's Independent Catholic Parish - Rocklin, CA

Mass - Sunday 5pm
Rocklin Golf Club
4201 Midas Avenue
Rocklin, CA


Mailing Address:
St. Michael's
PO Box 324
Rocklin, CA 95677


St. Michael's LGBTQ Ministry 
Our sister parish, St. Michael's in Rocklin, has just launched their LGBTQ Ministry.  This ministry was created to support and affirm the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans-sexual, and Queer community in the Rocklin/Roseville/Lincoln/Auburn area.

The goal is to provide a safe space for the LGBTQ community and their families to explore and grow in spiritual identity. Guided by the principles of affirmation and support, services will include spiritual direction and guidance, resources and referrals, and parental support.

More information about this important and needed ministry can be found on their website at If you would like to participate, please contact Denise Johnston, Carl Schooss, or Fr. Luis via St. Michael’s website. If you wish to make a donation, address your check to St. Michael’s Church—LGBTQ Ministry. Donations will help defer printing costs and other critical needs. 

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Francis House 
Francis House is in need of the following items: toothbrushes and toothpaste, shampoo, conditioner, disposable razors, deodorant, socks, stocking caps, and gloves. There is a collection box in the vestibule of the Church. Please email
Joanne for more information.

Mercy Way Rescue Mission
Mercy Way Rescue Mission is in need of individually packages drinks - water, soda, juice.  Contact the Parish if you would like to donate.  More information about Mercy Rescue Mission can be found on their website:
Mercy Way Rescue Mission


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Interfaith Council of Greater Sacramento and
Yolo Interfaith Services and Events


Interfaith Council of Greater Sacramento
The mission of the Interfaith Council of Greater Sacramento is to promote respect for all faiths and religious human rights for all, to encourage faiths working together for better understanding and acceptance of all faiths and their people, to encourage a cohesive hand of all faiths in social services, to implement programs for the basic needs in the community and to help protect religious freedom as an element of human rights for all.


Current Events

Current Interfaith Events from the Interfaith Council of Greater Sacramento can be found by clicking here:

Ongoing Events – Interfaith Council of Greater Sacramento

To see details about these and other events by month, follow this link to the Interfaith Events on the ICGS website.
Sacramento Buddhist Events Calendar for the month
Check out the 'Jewels and Gems' blog for Buddhist events in the Sacramento area:
Author Myoho Pulai anticipates it will bring good communications and opportunities for the Sacramento community about Buddhism. 'Jewels and Gems' has been made available as an opportunity to share the words of wise Buddhists with as many people as possible from as many sources as may come forward.
Religious study and discussion - every Saturday morning
Free breakfast. The purpose of the study/discussion/fellowship is to explore Unification theology, discover common ground in different faiths, and cultivate a vision for true peace in the world - beginning with ourselves. Participants are encouraged to share their own view of God, spirit-world, and values and other religious topics. Please feel free to drop in at any time.
Every Saturday morning
9:00 am to noon
Sacramento Valley Family Church
1832 Tribute Rd., Suite A
Sacramento, CA 95815
Call or text 916-201-7524 for information.



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