Creating Community

With all that has been happening in the nation, as well as the world these past few weeks, it is so easy to feel completely hopeless. I find myself asking “Am I doing enough?” more and more regularly. Even working the ho ...

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Healthy Living Festival

On Thursday, September 21 St. Mary’s Center took a group of Seniors to the Healthy Living Festival at the Oakland Zoo. The United Seniors of Oakland and Alameda County hosts the Healthy Living Festival every year to prov ...

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The East Bay Housing Crisis

This past week I volunteered at the East Bay Housing Organization’s interfaith breakfast. The event was about how faith-based institutions play a part in creating affordable housing solutions in their community. The even ...

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My First Week/Introductions

Hello! My name is Claire Cooley and I am the XPLOR intern for St. Mary’s Community Center for the next 10 months. NBA XPLOR is a faith-based, 10-month, congregationally-hosted residency program for young adults age 2 ...

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Friendly Manor

I am delighted to share the news that as of today, the wonderful programs at A Friendly Manor have been officially transferred to St. Mary’s Center. This includes the title to the property at 2298 San Pablo, along wi ...

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