NC3: Audrey Assad, Altar Server Olympics and More

Check out this month's NorCal Catholic Calendar (NC3). 

Hit the jump for all the information on an Audrey Assad House Show, Catholic Underground Bay Area, Napa Valley Catholic Men's Conference, OnFire NorCal Jam 2013, & St. Pat's Praise Night.

Audrey Assad Acoustic House Show – 
April 12 - St. Catherine of Siena Parish, Vallejo
Catholic recording artist Audrey Assad will be at St. Catherine of Siena Parish in Vallejo for an intimate Acoustic House Show on Friday, Feb. 12.

Doors Open @ 8pm | Show starts at 8:30p.

Address: 3450 Tennessee St., Vallejo, CA 94591

Get your tickets now at this link:

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Catholic Underground Bay Area ft. The Thirsting – 
Sat., April 13 - St. Mary Magdalen Parish, Berkeley

Catholic Underground Bay Area returns on Saturday, April 13 amidst the joy of the Easter Season with the musical stylings of The Thirsting.

Adoration & Prayer: 7:30 pm
Social & Concert: 8:45 pm

Performance by: The Thirsting
Opening Band: Sacred Heart

Address: St. Mary Magdalen Parish- 2005 Berryman Street - Berkeley, CA

Free Event - Donations Welcome

The Eighth Annual Napa Valley Catholic Men’s Conference -
April 20, 2013 @ the Napa Valley Expo

Saturday, April 20, 2013 @ the Napa Valley Expo || 7:30 AM - 5:30 PM
To be held at: The Napa Valley Expo (Chardonnay Hall), 575 3rd Street Napa, CA 94559

The Napa Valley Catholic Men’s Conference promises to be an opportunity to expand your faith, and assist in giving you the courage to live out your faith more fully.

Featured Speakers:
His excellency, Most Rev. Robert Vasa
Surfing priest, and convert to Catholicism, Fr. Donald Calloway, MIC
Patrick Coffin, dynamic speaker, former stage actor and current host of Catholic Answers Live.
Charlie Aeschliman. Former Navy S.E.A.L., motivational speaker and Basketball Trick Specialist.

Event Base Cost $50.00

Early Bird Registration ends 4/10/2013 @ 6pm. ($10.00 Discount)

Registration includes: Continental Breakfast and Lunch

Altar Server Olympics 2013 – 
Saturday, April 20 - St. Jeong Hae Elizabeth Catholic Church, Sacramento

The Diocese is inviting all parishes to field a team of altar servers to compete in this year’s Alter Server Olympics. Parishes will face-off in physical, mental, and skill-based activities for the coveted St. John Berchman’s Cup and the privilege of serving with Bishop Jaime Soto and the Bishops of Northern California at ON FIRE 2013 @ Six Flags Discovery Kingdom.

Date: Saturday, April 20, 2013
Time: 1:00pm - 6:00pm
Location: St. Jeong-Hae Elizabeth Catholic Church, Sacramento.

Participants: Altar servers in 6th – 12th grade only.
Cost: $7 per person and includes a commemorative T-Shirt, and lunch.

Contact Kevin Staszkow 916-733-0152 or

Please RSVP at

On Fire Norcal Jam 2013

Tickets are On sale now for ON FiRE NorCal Jam 2013 featuring Jesse Manibusan, Ike Ndolo Band, Righteous B, Leah Darrow and Sandy Caldera.

The Dioceses of Northern California are proud to announce this all day event that is taking place on Saturday, September 21, 2013, 9am – 9pm at Six Flags Discovery Kingdom in Vallejo.

This year’s event includes:
- Exclusive ride time after the park closes from 7-9pm for ON FiRE ticket holders
- Early entrance to the park for a morning program from 9am – 11am featuring praise and worship with Ike Ndolo Band & Mass w/ the Diocesan Bishops
- NEW THRILL RIDE - 150 Foot Inversion Coaster- Superman Ultimate Flight
- Hour of prayer for parents and chaperones
- S2 @ ON FiRE – a local stage featuring the best Catholic bands from all over Northern California
- All you can eat lunch. With vocations Carnival

St. Patrick Seminary - April Praise Night
Friday, April 26 - St. Patrick Seminary, Menlo Park

Last but not least, if you are looking for an opportunity to praise Our Lord, to come to the healing Sacrament of Confession, or to engage in fellowship with Bay Area Young Adults come to St. Patrick Seminary’s April Praise Night.

Address: 320 Middlefield Rd., Menlo Park, Ca 94025
Date: Friday April 26th
Time: Exposition begins @ 8pm.

The night will feature Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament, the opportunity to go to Confession, Benediction, praise and worship, Night Prayer and some fellowship at the end of it all. Put on by the Seminary Worship Team, we do hope you come – and bring your family and your friends. Let’s be honest, what else do you have better to do than spend time with your Lord? Yea… think about it.

Well that’s it for this edition of NC3 – your Northern California Catholic Calendar.

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