Serving the Catholic Community of Castro Valley

Fr. Tom’s Anniversary

One of the blessings of my ministries as a priest was to introduce the Franciscans to Our Lady of Grace. I thank Fr. John Heinz, OFM Conv. for giving me the opportunity in 2015 to become the Pastor at OLG. Almost a quarter of my 25 years of ministry was at OLG. Thank you for being part of my life and priesthood. 

I invite you to join me for my 25th Anniversary at St. Paul’s in Pismo Beach on Sunday, June 25th at 2:00pm for Mass, followed by a reception at 3:00pm and a dinner at 4:00pm.  Please RSVP via email to: Or call 805-773-2219 ext. 103. Please indicate: name, # in your party, and your dinner choice of Chicken or Tri Tip.

Accommodations in the area include Motel 6 in Pismo Beach and Pismo View Inn & Best Western Casa Grande in Arroyo Grande. Also, there are several hotels in San Luis Obispo (10 miles away).