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Fr. Eduino T. Silveira

Pastor

Father Eduino Silveira is happy that we have a very generous parish and community eager to serve the Lord and grow in faith and communion. He sees his ministry as listening, empowering, and encouraging the parishioners to be disciples of Jesus Christ. His goal is that we all may come to know how much God loves us and live in that love. He is excited that so many people are interested in expressing their faith in love for God and one another. He wants to help our parish family be a loving and welcoming community for all.

1971 With his family, he immigrated to the United States from the Azores Portugal. They settled in Providence, Rhode Island where he worked in jewelry factories and eventually at Dunkin Donuts.
1978 Entered the Seminary in the Azores
1981 Transferred St. Patrick’s Seminary in Menlo Park to study for the Diocese of Sacramento
1986 Ordained as a transitional Deacon
1986 Served at Presentation Parish
1987 Ordained a priest by Bishop Quinn
Appointed as Associate Pastor OLA assisting Msgr. O’Connor and then Fr. McAllister
He served for 14 years as Pastor of St. Elizabeth’s Parish
He served 3 ½ years as Pastor of St. Joseph’s Parish in Redding
He served 15 ½ months as Pastor of St. Thomas Parish in Oroville
He served 5 years at St. Philomene’s Parish in Sacramento
2014 He returned to serve at Our Lady of the Assumption Parish

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