Join The Most Reverend Stephen E. Blaire and Brian and Laura Gini, Bishop’s Awards Dinner Chairpersons, in honoring parish ministry leaders who have demonstrated and lived out the gospel spirit of service and commitment to our Church and communities during the years of Bishop Blaire’s ministry in our Diocese.
This year’s event also observes Bishop Blaire’s retirement from the Diocese of Stockton. We will celebrate Bishop Blaire’s legacy of service to the Church and its people.
The 2016 Bishop’s Awards Dinner will be held on Saturday, October 29, St. Bernard’s Parish-Holy Family Center, 12100 West Valpico Road, Tracy. Join us for a wonderful evening including superb food & drink, and great company. Bishop Blaire and Brian and Laura Gini are pleased to announce the 2016 Bishop's Awards Honorees from Church of the Presentation are the following:
Annella K. Bernard & Ronald A. Hoverstad
Jose Maria (Chema) Sanchez
To purchase tickets and for sponsorship opportunities, call the Development Office at 209/466-0636 or visit: http://stocktondiocese.org/bishops-awards RSVP by October 7, 2016.
If you like to write, please share your talent with our parish by entering our writing contest open to all ages. Simply write a one-page description of the meaning of discipleship or about a disciple you know or have known (not a Biblical disciple).
The winning paper will be featured in our spring issue of our Stewardship Newsletter and displayed along with all submissions in Holy Grounds.
Your entry paper should be printed on one page, double spaced, in 12 pt. Times New Roman font.
Include your name in the top right-hand corner of your paper and on the back along with your phone number and email address.
Please submit your paper in triplicate, for our judges, in an envelope addressed to Writing Contest and delivered to the Ministry Center, 6715 Leesburg Place, Stockton, CA 95207, no later than November 15, 2016.
"Thank you to all of our volunteers and parishioners who supported our Love Stockton 2016 projects: Elmwood School, Hero Park on Kelly Drive and Boggs Tract Farm". Click the links below to see photos.
"A HUGE "thank you" to each and every one of you who came out to enjoy our First Annual Presentation Parish Stewardship Picnic held at Micke Grove Park on August 20th. This picnic will be one to remember!" Please click the link below to see photos.