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Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament

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We the people of God of the Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament parish, guided by the Holy Spirit, are called by Christ to proclaim the Good News of the Kingdom of God through prayer and sacraments, and to witness the gospel values of love, forgiveness, service, and justice for all.

The Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament is the seat of the Diocese of Sacramento, which spans 20 counties in Northern California. Bishop Jaime Soto, became the ninth bishop of the Diocese of Sacramento in a thanksgiving and accession Mass on Nov. 30, 2008.

On October 11, 2007, Pope Benedict XVI appointed Bishop Jaime Soto as coadjutor bishop of the Diocese of Sacramento. Prior to his appointment to the Diocese of Sacramento, Bishop Soto served as an auxiliary bishop of the Diocese of Orange for seven years. He is one of 25 active Hispanic Catholic bishops in the United States.

Bishop Soto was born December 31, 1955 in Inglewood, California. His family moved to Stanton, California in 1956 where he attended Saint Polycarp School and later graduated from Mater Dei High School in 1974. He attended Saint John's Seminary College in Camarillo, California, graduating in 1978 with a B.A. in Philosophy. He received a M. Div. from Saint John's Seminary in 1982 and was ordained to the priesthood in the Diocese of Orange, California the same year.

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Tours:Sundays 10:00 a.m. Tour — Begins after 9:00 a.m. Mass 12:00 Noon Tour — Begins after 11:00 a.m. Mass Wednesdays 12:40 p.m. Tour — Begins after 12:10 p.m. Mass Tours in Spanish are available every 1st and 3rd Sunday after the 1:00 p.m. Mass.


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