St. Paul of Tranquillity & St. Vincent de Paul of San Joaquin

The Catholic Christian Community of St. Paul and St. Vincent DePaul welcomes all to our celebration of God's love for us.  Through prayer, education, sacraments, caring and stewardship, we strive to serve God's people through the example of Jesus and to gain a richer understanding of the gospel message of love.

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January 17, 2021 – Ash Wednesday Often called the Day of Ashes, Ash Wednesday starts Lent by focusing the Christian’s heart on repentance and prayer, usually through personal and communal confession. This happens during a special Ash Wednesday service.



March 28, 2021 – Palm Sunday  The feast commemorates Jesus' triumphal entry into Jerusalem, an event mentioned in each of the four canonical Gospels. Palm Sunday marks the first day of Holy Week, the last week of the Christian solemn season of Lent that precedes the arrival of Eastertide



April 1, 2021 – Maundy Thursday  Commemorates the Washing of the Feet and Last Supper of Jesus Christ with the Apostles, as described in the canonical gospels. It is the fifth day of Holy Week, preceded by Holy Wednesday and followed by Good Friday



April 2, 2021 – Good Friday  Commemorating the crucifixion of Jesus and his death at Calvary.







April 3, 2021 – Holy Saturday  It is the day before Easter and the last day of Holy Week in which Christians prepare for Easter. It commemorates the day that Jesus Christ's body lay in the tomb and the Harrowing of Hell.





April 4, 2021 – Easter Sunday  Easter, also called Pascha or Resurrection Sunday, is a festival and holiday commemorating the resurrection of Jesus from the dead, described in the New Testament as having occurred on the third day after his burial following his crucifixion by the Romans at Calvary c. 30 AD