St. Apollinaris Catholic Church • 3700 Lassen Street • Napa, CA 94558 • (707)257-2555

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Napa Valley's St. Apollinaris Catholic Church invites you to join us in meeting the spiritual, educational, and physical needs of our growing parish family and community.

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WELCOME TO SAINT APOLLINARIS CATHOLIC CHURCH!

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formed-logo-circle.pngOPENING THE WORD - REFLECTIONS ON THE SUNDAY READINGS
Sunday, October 21, The 29th Sunday in Ordinary Time, "Suffering for Christ."
Opening the Word is a program offering prayer and insights for the Saturday readings featuring a variety of presenters for personal faith formation. Watch the video or download the Prayer Journal at FORMED.ORG

ANGEL BAZAAR - SILENT AUCTION ITEMS NEEDED
Do you have a have a Vacation House you would like to share? We also need donations of wine. Please call Karen Segas at (707) 337-0910.

CALLING ALL ANGELS - ANGEL BAZAAR CRAFT ITEMS
Just a reminder for all those “angels” in our parish family who may be working on crafts and/or sweet shoppe donations for our Religious Education’s 24th Annual Holiday Angel Bazaar and Craft Faire. We would appreciate if you could have the craft items turned into the Religious Ed office by Sunday, November 4. Please put your name on your donations. For more information, please call the RE office at (707) 255-7200. 

POPE SAINT PAUL VI - THE POPE IN THE TEMPEST
Pope Saint Paul VI led the Church through some of the most tumultuous years of the 20th century. This exciting and insightful film covers fifty years of history that changed the Catholic Church and the world. Watch now on FORMED.ORG

SAINT APOLLINARIS YOUTH GROUP FUNDRAISER - PRAYER PILLOWCASES
Beginning this weekend, we will be selling Prayer Pillowcases for $15 and they can be picked up at the Angel Bazaar on Nov. 10 / 11. Prayer Pillowcases are a wonderful gift for children of all ages! If you are interested in purchasing a prayer pillowcase contact Ashley (707) 738-1439 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  

MARY, A BIBLICAL WALK WITH THE BLESSED MOTHER - TUESDAYS 9:30 AM / 6:00 PM
Our study continues Tuesdays 9:30 am and 6:00 pm. The cost is $25. Please make checks payable to St. A's Women's Guild. Study materials available.

PLEASE PRAY FOR FATHER BALA & FATHER DAVID & OUR DIOCESAN PRIESTS ON THEIR RETREAT - OCTOBER 15 - 18
We are thankful for our retired priests (Fr. Gary and Fr. Pat) and to the chaplain from Queen of the Valley (Fr. Valentine) for their coverage of daily Masses. "Lord Jesus, we your people pray to You for our priests. You have given them to us for OUR needs. We pray for them in THEIR needs. We pray to You, O Lord, through Mary the mother of all priests, for Your priests and for ours. Amen."

DATE NIGHT - FRIDAY, OCTOBER 19, 7:00 PM, IN THE YOUTH ROOM
Date Night Returns to St A's this Friday, October 19 to complete our review of Pope St. John Paul II's Apostolic Exhortation, Familiaris Consortio, on the family. We will be in the youth room and begin at 7:00 pm with our social half-hour followed by the program at 7:30 pm. Child care is available but RSVP if you are bringing children by calling or texting (707) 738-4535 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. 

THIRD SATURDAY FAITH & CULTURE SPEAKER SERIES - OCTOBER 20, 9:30 AM - "DRACULA, VAMPIRES, AND CATHOLIC TEACHING"
Join us Saturday, October 20, at 9:30 am in the parish hall. Tom Riley will speak on "Dracula, Vampires, and Catholic Teaching."  Free of charge. All are welcome. Sponsored by the Evanglization Committee.

OAKVILLE CARMELITES - WALK WITH MARY - ROSARY PROCESSION - SUNDAY, OCTOBER 21, 2:00 PM
All are invited to honor Our Blessed Mother in the annual Rosary Procession at the Carmelite House of Prayer in Oakville on Sunday, October 21 at 2:00 pm. There will be a crowning of Our Lady, hymns, and benediction; followed by refreshments and a social.

KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS OCTOBERFEST - SATURDAY, OCTOBER 27, 6:00 PM SOCIAL, 7:00 PM DINNER
Join us for a celebration of Octoberfest on Saturday, October 27. Social at 6:00 pm, Dinner at 7:00 pm featuring a selection of sausages, sauerkraut, potato salad, green salad, rolls, coffee, and dessert. Price: $20/person, $50/family, children under 12 free. Please RSVP to Bob (707) 252-7871 or Leonidas (707) 255-8083. RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED!

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THIRD SATURDAY FAITH AND CULTURE SPEAKER SERIES
Presented by the St. Apollinaris Evangelization Team
Free of Charge. All are welcome. Donations accepted.
 
On August 21Greg Tarcynski spoke on Technology and Human Culture. A recording of the talk may be found here.
 
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SEPTEMBER 15, 9:30 AM
Deacon Roger Hogan

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OCTOBER 20, 9:30 AM
Tom Riley
"Dracula, Vampires, and Catholic Doctrine"

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NOVEMBER 17, 9:30 AM
Steve Ray

 

Learn more about our school here:

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Link to St. Apollinaris School Website

 

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40 DAYS FOR LIFE — STARTS ON ASH WEDNESDAY
Why not make the intention of spending one hour a week in front of Planned Parenthood in prayer?
Join us this Wed for opening prayer at 9:00 am
Call Chris at (707)252-0191 to sign up.

Walk for Life Bus Trip - San Francisco - January

40 Days for Life - Napa (October and Lent)

Life Chain Napa - October 

Napa Valley Culture of Life (Umbrella Respect Life Organization in Napa)

Birthright - a great Napa Community Pregnancy Resource

Alpha Pregnancy Clinic

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In the words of Pope Francis, “even the weakest and most vulnerable, the sick, the old, the unborn and the poor, are masterpieces of God’s creation, made in his own image, destined to live forever, and deserving of the utmost reverence and respect”.

Youth Ministry

"Let no one despise your youth, but set the believers an example in speech and conduct, in love, in faith, in purity."  -1 Timothy 4:12

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St. Apollinaris Mission

St. Apollinaris is a welcoming Catholic Christian Community united by faith in God, nourished by Jesus through both the Word and the Eucharist and empowered by the Holy Spirit.

We invite you to join us in meeting the spiritual, educational, and physical needs of our growing parish family and community through prayer, faith formation, evangelization, stewardship, hospitality, and social justice.

Religious Education

”Let the children come to me, and do not prevent them.” - Matthew 19:14
As a child ages their understanding of our faith will grow and mature with continued faith formation. Our Catholic faith has much to offer with yearly education a child will grow in understand and love of God. St. Apollinaris has much to offer children through our religious education program.

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Women's Guild

The purpose of the St. Apollinaris Women’s Guild is threefold: Spiritual, Social, and Service. We sponsor a Day of Reflection for members; Bible Study is ongoing; there are 2 dinner meetings, a Mass and Brunch; and we have day trips planned for our members. We do Service by helping with events at St. A’s.

An event is planned each month (Oct – May).

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Family Life

A monthly gathering of married and engaged couples with the goal of assisting them to become the "true" domestic church. This is done by providing tools and information to help them live out God's Plan for the Sacrament of Marriage and to create a vibrant and positive community of married couples. Activities include speakers, dinners, movie nights, game nights, informative video presentations on Catholic teaching about living God's Plan for marriage, family nights, and couple time.