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Wedding Ministry

The Wedding Ministry helps couples prepare to receive the sacrament of Holy Matrimony. Members meet with couples at least 1 month prior to the ceremony date at the Good Shepherd office. Contact Danette Shipe (Wedding Ministry Coordinator) 925-766-9955,

Couples wishing to marry in the church are required to make arrangements at least six (6) months in advance of the date of marriage. The couple will meet with a priest and attend a marriage preparation program offered through the Diocese of Oakland.

In order to make wedding arrangements, contact Carmen Esquivel at or 925-432-6404 ext.19.