Catholic Telemedia Network-Bay Area 324 Middlefield Rd, Menlo Park, CA94025 Catholic Telemedia Network in the Bay Area is a nonprofit organization created to help teachers in Catholic schools…More achieve religious teaching through technology. Offering a variety of quality, faith-based, online resources for students in the K-8 levels, including Catholic Webquests, Interactive Games, Mass Plans, Writing Prompts, and Bible Stories, CTN-BA is dedicated to providing for all students a cultivation of faith and Catholic identity by encouraging the integration of technology into the classroom. Other resources include a Catholic calendar, Catechist resources, and Catholic Picture Dictionary, resources for education in social justice, and a monthly online newsletter.
St Raymond Catholic Church 1100 Santa Cruz Ave, Menlo Park, CA94025 This church is located next to St. Raymond's School. St. Raymond Catholic Church features gardens that are open to the…More public.
Holy Cross Catholic Cemetery 1100 Santa Cruz Ave, Menlo Park, CA94025 Holy Cross Catholic Cemetery is a cemetery. Services offered include cremation, burial, pre-planning, site reservation,…More entombment and cremation. In addition to remains handling, burial and the erection of monuments, the service hosts regular remembrance gatherings and, in the interest of preserving the sanctity of the occasion, does not incentivize sales employees through the payment of commissions.
Nawas International Travel 1100 Alma St, Menlo Park, CA94025 Since 1949, Nawas International Travel has been offering group tour travel for Christian Protestant and Catholic groups.…More The faith-based tourism company has guided Catholic pilgrims and Protestant tourists through the experience of visiting such major religious sites as the Vatican and Ireland's Knock Shrine, as well as the Holy Shroud of Turin.
Father Fabio Medina leads mass in Spanish for the parishioners of this Catholic church. The only English…More service at this church is held on Sunday at 9:30am. Bilingual services are held on the six Holy Days of Obligation such as the day of Immaculate Conception, which takes place on December 8.</p>
St. Raymond teachers instill traditional Catholic morals into the curriculum as they guide students along their…More academic journeys. Both personal development and faith are highly valued. </p>
<p>Morning prayers begin at the second bell; the first bell rings at 8am. Parents are encouraged to join the faculty and student body in the daily benediction. </p>
<p>Uniforms are required. </p>
This seminary is an institution that teaches men how to become religious leaders in the Roman Catholic community.
<p>It answers to the Archbishop of San Francisco and adheres to sulpician tradition.</p>
<p>It is a graduate institution, which requires a bachelors degree of its applicants, as well as a concentration of classes in religious studies. </p>
<p>On campus housing is an option for St. Patricks students. Most of its students will work in the Western hemisphere upon graduation.</p>
Nativity of Holy Virgin Church 1220 Crane St, Menlo Park, CA94025 The Nativity of the Holy Virgin Church is a Russian Orthodox Greek Catholic Church that has been in the Bay Area…More for more than 50 years, founded by Russian political emigrants after World War II. The congregation welcomes visitors to join them and draws in many new immigrants from Russia. The church services are in English and Church Slavonic. The parish follows the Julian Calandar (Old).
Roman Catholic Archdiocese of San Francisco 320 Middlefield Rd, Menlo Park, CA94025 The St. Patrick's Seminary where priests are trained for membership in the Archdiocese is also home to the Chancery…More Archives of the Archdiocese of San Francisco. Its purpose is to preserve the historic documents written about the events that shaped current society. Baptismal and marriage records are some of the documents that they hold dear here.
Situated in a quiet corner of Menlo Park, Vallombrosa Center is a retreat and conference center led by the Roman…More Catholic Archdiocese of San Francisco. It is conveniently accessible both by car and public transportation. The Center can accommodate groups of up to 100 for several days and serves nutritious meals based on group needs. The meeting areas fall into three categories: Administration, Mansion and Chapel. Rates can be found <a href="http://www.vallombrosa.org/rates.htm">here. </a></p>
Founded by Father A.L. McMahon OP and eight Dominican nuns in the early 20th century, the Corpus Christi Monastery is…More a shrine and place for the devotion and honor of "The Lord in the Blessed Sacrament." The nuns spend their days praying, singing, studying, reading spiritual works, doing chores and practicing artistic expression.</p>
<p>Women are welcome to try their hand at visiting with the sisters to see if there is a possible vocation to join them. If it seems like a good fit, they may be asked to stay at the monastery to study, take vows and take up the Dominican Habit. There are currently 15 Sisters residing at Corpus Christi.</p>
<p>The Dominican Catholic tradition was inspired by St. Dominic of the thirteenth century, patron saint of astronomers and founder of the Order of Preachers. A Dominican is "one who is polarized by the Word, who studies the Word, who celebrates the Word, who lives it and preaches it to others."</p>
The Nativity School is a Catholic school where the faculty strive to create a positive learning environment for…More students. The school mascot is a blue-violet panther.</p>
<p>Most of the curriculum is posted online, so parents can interact with it alongside their children at home. Some teachers such as Mrs. Cortez post <a href="http://www.nativityschool.com/rcortes/index.html">extra educational links</a> for online activities and downloads on the school's website.</p>
<p>School board meeting minutes are also <a href="http://www.nativityschool.com/board.htm">posted online.</a></p>
<p>School drop off and pick up is strictly monitored for student safety, and only allowed at the Oak Grove Ave entrance. View the map of expected traffic flow <a href="http://www.nativityschool.com/about_nativity/parking.htm">here. </a></p>
<p>Childcare is available before and after class for an hourly fee.</p>
The traditions of the St. Denis parish began 154 years ago, founded by a young Irish immigrant named Dennis Martin.…More His was one of the first wagon trains across the Sierras. A laborer in the lumber industry, Martin became a wealthy man shipping lumber to San Francisco. A dedicated Catholic, Martin wanted to build a church for there wasn't one between Santa Clara and San Francisco. So it became the first church of its kind in San Mateo County serving about 50 families from the surrounding areas. The old church was eventually torn down and the cemetery neglected. Stanford acquired the land and put up a plaque along with the San Mateo Historical Foundation and Church of The Nativity to honor the church and named it St. Denis. St. Denis is a Christian martyr and saint that was Bishop of Paris and martyred in 250 A.D. </p>
<p>The new St. Denis Parish was established 49 years ago and the current site was dedicated in 1963. The church continues to have an important role in its surrounding community, continuing on the tradition of its founder Dennis Martin. In 1995, there was a merger between St. Denis Parish and Our Lady of the Wayside Parish. In the late 90s their growth inspired them to expand their religious education facilities and raised about one million dollars to build a multi-use Parish Center.</p>