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Sacraments & Blessings


Holy Baptism is the the gateway to all other sacraments. Baptism, the first sacrament, is the basis of Christian life. Clensed and freed from sin, all those baptized become members of the Church's body and enter into a new life in Christ.

First Communion

The parish First Communion liturgy takes place during  the Season of Easter.

The Sacrament of Penance & Reconciliation

In the Sacrament of Penance and Reconciliation, also called confession, we meet the Lord, who wants to grant forgiveness and the grace to live a renewed life in him. In this sacrament, he prepares us to receive him free from serious sin, with a lively faith, earnest hope, and sacrificial love in the Eucharist.

Cathedral Reconciliation Schedule:

Tuesday & Thursday 11:00 a.m. to Noon

Saturday 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Wednesday (Spanish) 6:00 p.m. to 6:50 p.m.


Confirmation preparation is available for teens and adults. Teen confirmation is celebrated during the Season of Easter, and Adult Confirmation takes in January and February.


The Sacrament of Marriage is celebrated at the Cathedral of Christ the Light on Saturdays at 11:00 am or 2:00 pm.

Holy Orders/Vocations

Interested in entering the Priesthood? Visit the Diocese of Oakland for more information about discernment, priesthood, and the reigious life.