Category Archives: St Jerome Parish

* On-line Thanksgiving and Advent Prayer Resources with Daily e-mail Reflections


A thankful heart is not only the greatest virtue, but the parent of all the other virtues. –Cicero


* Crafts and Bake Sale – Dec 2 & 3


Mark your calendar for Saturday, December 2nd after the 5:00pm Mass, and Sunday, December 3rd from 8:30am—12:30pm. Come and buy some hand crafted Christmas gifts and yummy baked goods. You can also get your Christmas wreath which will be sold by the Boy Scouts….the wreaths are beautiful.

Some photos from prior event……

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* Fr. Fernando Celebrates 40 Years

Fr. Fernando invites you to come celebrate 40 years Sunday, October 22nd at 12 Noon “to acknowledge God’s patience and favors toward me along this journey in faith. Please no gifts or cards, just your presence. If you are feeling generous, send your prayers and financial help to the Discalced Carmelite Sisters of Jesus, Mary and Joseph, 68 Rincon Road, Kensington, CA 94707. They are the hidden “power house of prayer” in our own parish backyard!”

Fr. Fernando Cortez, Class of 1977


* Polenta Family Dinner and Fundraiser – Sat, Oct 14

Polenta Family Dinner and Fundraiser -Italian Catholic Federation Saturday October 14,  2017

  • Social Hour 6 pm/Dinner 7pm
  • St. Jerome’s Parish, Rohan Hall 
  • Dinner includes: Polenta with Hearty Sauce and Cheese, Chicken, Sausage, Salad and Desert.
  • Adults $22.00  Children under 12, $6.00.
  • Reservations with Dee Yonke:  510-236-0689 by October 6, 2017

* 75th Jubilee Information Updates

  • Reminder: Payment for the 75th Jubilee ($28/person) is due by Wednesday, September 14.
  • We will have photos albums and memorabilia on display after the 9:00 am masses throughout September and at the 75th Jubilee on Sunday, September 25.
  • Please post if anyone needs a ride or is interested in carpooling to the Galileo Club on Sunday, September 25, to please call the parish office (510-525-0876) or email:


Did you know that St. Jerome Parish was established in 1941? Monsignor James Rohan was the founding pastor (1941-1973). He succeeded in building a mission-style church. A school and convent were added in 1955.

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* Derby Dance Photos

Photos can also be found on Facebook.