St. Pius Grief Ministry

Are you interested in becoming part of a Grief Ministry? Please join us!  The St. Pius Grief Ministry is looking for new members to help us in our work to comfort those in  our parish, and surrounding parishes, who mourn the loss of a loved one.  For more information please call our support line @650-361-0655 or email us at             

Vatican Observatory Launches New Website, Podcast, Shop

The Vatican Observatory, located outside Rome, was established by the Holy See for astronomical research and public outreach to advance the scientific understanding of our universe. It is one of the oldest active astronomical observatories in the world. Areas of impact are astronomy, technology, education, physics and planetary sciences, and culture and history. Visit their new website to learn more, see the latest news, and sign up for their magazine and newsletter. Links to social media accounts for the observatory are available from the website, as well.


College of San Mateo Catholic Club Recruitment Drive

Chris Mariano, Office of Youth & Young Adults:  415-614-5594  Email:

Catholic Club Email:

The College of San Mateo Catholic Club recruitment drive is underway to ensure a bright future for this great community. The club welcomes students of all different walks of life to come define, refine, and fulfill their spiritual goals. Meetings are 2nd and 4th Thursdays from 2:10-3:00 pm. Pastors, ministers, and parishioners, please spread the word to CSM students you encounter, and pray for this group’s continued success in San Mateo County. Connect with the club on Instagram or send an email to:

Mental Health First Aid: 
Four Tips to Manage Burnout

Richard Collyer, Archdiocesan Mental Health Ministry      415-614-5593
According to the American Institute of Stress, nearly 83 percent of American workers experience work-related stress across the country. This stress causes approximately 1 million employees to miss work every day and can lead to drops in productivity. If left untreated, it can even lead to symptoms of depression and anxiety. This is why it’s vital that you recognize how you are feeling and take time to protect your mental health with self-care. Self-care is an important tool to help manage symptoms of burnout and regain physical, spiritual, mental and emotional balance. Gain information and support by reading “Four Tips to Help Manage Burnoutat