The Shower of Roses, an 89 Year Tradition

Please join us as we celebrate the Feast Day of St. Therese on Sunday, October 3, 2021.

The schedule of events is as follows:

11:00 am – Food Sale Begins

1:00 pm – Mass & Crowning of the Rose Queen, Celebrant: Rev. Robert George, Rector

2:00 pm – Dedication of the Intention Book/Housing

3:00 pm – Procession with Recital of the Rosary

4:00 pm – Benediction

Buses are welcome! Please call ahead to plan for you group. For more information contact the Parish Office at 510-645-2664.


Please join us for two beautiful & blessed events the first week in October!

Thursday, September 30, Friday, October 1, & Saturday, October 2 from 6-6:45 pm, please join us for the St. Therese Novena as we prepared to celebrate St. Therese and the Shower of Roses which will be held on Sunday, October 3.

All three evenings will include Exposition, Adoration, and Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament. The Novena Prayers to St. Therese will be prayed and there will be an opportunity to venerate the relic of St. Therese.

On Saturday, October 2 at 12:00 pm, we welcome all animals & their owners, to the St. Francis Blessing of the Animals at the Church. All animals must remain in the custody of their owner. If we need to bless an animal in a vehicle, we will be happy to do so.

If you have any questions, please call the Parish Office.


The Fifth Annual Anniversary Mass Celebration

We cordially invite couples celebrating 5, 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, 35, 40, 45, 50, 55, 60, or 60 plus years of marriage to our 5th Annual Anniversary Mas. Please join us on Sunday, October 10, 2021 at 11:00 am.

Please call the Parish Office at 570-645-2664 or email sjpvparish@gmail.com to register by October 4th.