|Kensington Carmel Chapel During Renovations (Summer 2014)|
The Mass will be served by students of the Western Dominican Province; the celebrant and preacher will be Fr. Augustine Thompson, O.P., Professor of History at the Dominican School of Philosophy and Theology, Berkeley CA. The Mass will be sung by the Carmelite nuns. This Mass is open to the public: December 25, at 11:30 a.m.
The Oakland Diocese Carmel of the Holy Family of Jesus, Mary, and Joseph was founded three years ago. They moved into the newly renovated Berkeley Carmel (see picture) three months ago, and has ten nuns. It is located at 68 Rincon Road, Kensington, CA 94707, and is easily reached by Arlington Avenue from north Berkeley. There is ample parking.