St. Mary Church of the Immaculate Conception, Walnut CreekName of Church St. Mary Church of the Immaculate Conception

Address 2039 Mt. Diablo Blvd., Walnut Creek CA 94596

Phone number (925) 891-8900

Website stmary-wc.org

Mass times Saturday vigil 4:30 p.m.  Sunday 7:00 AM, 9:00 AM 11:00 AM 1:00 PM (Spanish), Weekday Mass 6:30 AM & 12:05 PM, Saturday Mass 8:30 AM

Confessions Saturday, 3:30 – 4:15 p.m.

St. Mary Church of the Immaculate Conception, Walnut Creek2Names of priests Father Paulson Mundanmani, pastor.  Fathr Mundanmani is originally from India, and was ordained for the diocese of Oakland in 1991.  His brother—he is one of nine children—is a Carmelite priest working in India.

School Yes, K-8.

Special parish groups Rosary Makers, Men’s Bible Fellowship, Immaculata Guild, Knights of Columbus, Respect Life Ministry, Servants of Mary, St. Vincent de Paul Society, Loving Hands

Music Cantors and choirs, depending on the Mass.

Fellow parishioners A predominantly English-speaking community, although the parish has a Hispanic ministry.

Parking Not a problem at the moment, although there might be some disruption in the near future as the parking lot is expanded.

Cry room No, but you can use the vestibule area if you have noisy children.

Additional observations  St. Mary Church of the Immaculate Conception is a pious, traditional Catholic community located in the diocese of Oakland.  There are prayer groups and organizations which promote prayer.  The Rosary Makers group, for example, makes rosaries for the missions, shut-ins, prisoners and school groups.  The church’s charitable groups include Loving Hands, which arranges receptions free of charge for families in need following funeral services of a loved one.  Expansion plans are in the works as funds are raised; for example, plans are underway to build a Eucharistic adoration chapel.