Saint Robert's Catholic Church & School
Saint Robert's Church - 1380 Crystal Springs Road, San Bruno, CA 94066-4794
Phone: (650) 589-2800
. . . . . . FAX: (650) 588-9628
Saint Robert's School - 345 Oak Avenue, San Bruno, CA 94066-4709
Phone: (650) 583-5065
. . . . . FAX: (650) 583-1418

Mass Intentions - April 18 thru April 24
Mass Intentions can be viewed On-Line

Sunday 7:30am

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Wednesday 8:30am

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Sunday 9:30am

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Thursday 8:30am

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Sunday 11:30am

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Friday 8:30am

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Sunday 5:00pm

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Saturday 8:30am

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Monday 8:30am

Thiago Araneta

Saturday 4:30pm

Guilda Tazia

Tuesday 8:30am

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July 1st to April 18th (goal)


07/01/2020 to 06/30/2021 Weekly (goal)


July 1st to April 18th (actual)


Weekly Collection April 18th (actual)


(including e-Contributions)

e-Contributions for the month of March


Thank you for your generosity


2021 Archdiocesan Annual Appeal - goal is $101,451.


Our generous parishioners have pledged $32,372 to date!

February 25, 2021

Parish News & Announcements

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Pastor's Update

Fr. Arnold Zamora

April 16, 2021

Things you may want to know this week.


Happy Feast Day! Tomorrow is the feast day of the patron of our parish, St. Robert de Turlande. Most people and even long-time parishioners think that our parish is named after St. Robert Bellarmine who is a better-known saint than Saint Robert de Turlande. Our patron, St. Robert de Turlande was a French Catholic priest and professed member of the Order of Saint Benedictine (O.S.B.) He is best known for the establishment of the Benedictine convent of La Chaise-Dieu (“Home of God”) and for his total commitment to the poor. St. Robert de Turlande, pray for us.


Deacon Rusty Duffey showed me yesterday the only image of St. Robert de Turlande that we have. It is a stained glass located by the old St. Mary’s chapel to the right side of the church. The image shows St. Robert holding a church as he is officially called Saint Robert de Turlande of the House of God. Check the area and you will also see the stained-glass images of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Saint Joseph, Saint Francis and St. Patrick.


Parishioner Puchi Carreon de Ricco pointed out to me the missing fingers of the Sacred Heart of Jesus statue and the chopped ring finger of the statue of the Blessed Mother in the little shrines inside the church. Hopefully, we can find somebody to fix this.
Thanks to Tony Reid for fixing our church front doors by replacing and tightening the screws. There are more little things in the church that need to be fixed and we are addressing them one by one.


We welcome the newest member of our Catholic church who will be baptized tomorrow here at our church: James Alan Paping and Joseph Kirk Paping. Congratulations to their parents Charles and Erika Paping.


Thanks Early this week, The State of California judicial rulings lifted all capacity limits on worship services, but continues to strongly recommend that houses of worship follow guidelines of the tier of the county in which they are located. The Archbishop sent a text message to all the priests telling us to continue to adhere to the safety protocols of the Archdiocese with one modification: base the number of people inside according to the 6 foot rule, rather an absolute number of percentage capacity. That is, each household should be 6 feet apart.

Fr. Arnold

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Fr. Arnold Zamora

(Father Arnold Zamora)

April 16, 2021

Dear parishioners and friends of St. Roberts,

Life is never about how bravely we struggle.

Oftentimes, it can be about how willingly we surrender and allow God to embrace us just as we are.

Do remember that every new day offers a New Journey to Live.

Always Wake Up with a Thankful Heart & receive every Blessing with a Smile.

Fr. Arnold

April 11, 2021

New reflections are available frequently!

Sr. Sheral Marshall

MASS SCHEDULE during Covid-19
(San Mateo County - Tier Three-Orange Zone)
April 9, 2021

Masses will be available INDOORS with Social Distancing (6 feet or more) and Face Masking (covering Nose & Mouth) observed. These Masses will still be available Livestreamed.

(Indoor maximum 50% capacity or 200 people, whichever is fewer)

... Monday thru Saturday 8:30am


Indoor and Livestream with Social Distancing & Masking

... Saturday 4:30pm


Indoor and Livestream with Social Distancing & Masking

... Sunday 7:30am, 9:30am,
... Sunday 11:30am & 5:00pm


Indoor and Livestream with Social Distancing & Masking

San Mateo County Reopening - COVID-19 Update

check frequently

Blessings, Fr. Arnold

CoronaVirus 19 Mass Schedule as of February 19th
All Masses will be available Indoors and Livestreamed.

San Mateo County again is allowing indoor public worship. Let's hope no drastic change will happen prior to Sunday. Please check our web site frequently.


check frequently



Monday thru Saturday 8:30am Masses

Saturday Vigil Mass


Saturday 4:30pm Mass



Sunday 9:30am and 11:30am Masses

Sacrament of Penance


Please call the parish office at (650) 589-2800 to schedule an appointment.

Community Rosary


Suspended due to CoronaVirus

Perpetual Help Devotion


Suspended due to CoronaVirus



There is a period of preparation for the celebration of this Sacrament. Parents are required to attend a Pre-Baptismal class. Contact the Parish Office in advance to make arrangements.


High School Students should call the Religious Education Office or view the Religious Education page for more information.
Adult confirmation is available on an individual basis. Please contact Sister Sheral at:


Our Eucharistic Ministers are available to bring the Eucharist to the sick or homebound. Contact the Parish Office.


Call the Parish Office in case of serious illness and before surgery and hospital care.


There is a six month period of preparation for the celebration of this Sacrament. Contact the Parish Office to make arrangements.

Parish Office: (650) 589-2800

Rev. Arnold Zamora, Pastor

Rev. Boie Espeleta, Parochial Vicar

Rev. Vincent Ring, Pastor Emeritus

Rev. Stewart Wilber, Sunday Assistant

Deacon Rusty Duffey, Pastoral Associate

Deacon John Meyer, Pastoral Associate

Sister Sheral Marshall, OSF, Pastoral Associate for Liturgy and R.C.I.A.

Ms. Rose Aragon, Office Administrator

Mrs. Judy DeMartini, Parish Receptionist / Bookkeeper

Patrick Sullivan, School Principal (K-8)

Ms. Joanne Bartolotti, Director, Parish School of Religious Education (C.C.D.)

Mrs. Leslie Fong, Office Manager. Parish School of Religious Education (C.C.D.)

Mr. Kevin Imbimbo, Parish Music Ministry

Priests and other Parish Leaders

Links to:

Archdiocese of San Francisco

U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops

Vatican Web Site (English)

How is Easter Sunday determined?

The Culture Project (San Francisco)