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Diocese of San Jose Celebrates 496 Catechumens at Rites of Election

By Liz Sullivan Stretched over three days, the Diocese of San Jose held the Rites of Election on March 5-7 at the Cathedral Basilica of...

With Gratitude for Your Generosity

At this point in the year, the Catholic schools are admitting students in elementary and high schools. This season of admission begins with fervor...

Community Members Join Law Enforcement Officials In a Sign Of Solidarity

By Liz Sullivan Law enforcement officials and community leaders from across Santa Clara County came together March 14 at the Mexican Heritage Plaza in San...

Diocese of San Jose Hosts Immigration Summit

By Liz Sullivan From Palo Alto to Gilroy, members of the immigrant community in Santa Clara County are feeling the impact of the new executive...

Catholic Cemeteries – Catholic Funeral Rites Offer great Comfort and Hope

By Kathy Fanger When a loved one dies, the richness of our Catholic Funeral Rites brings hope and consolation to the living. All present experience...

Lent as the Means, not the End

By Marie Galetto Marketing & Grants Program Manager Lent can sometimes feel a bit like a marathon. We’ve reached the halfway point and the end is...

Catholic Charities Helps the Community Recover From Flood Disaster

The waters have receded and neighborhoods have dried out since the San Jose Flood displaced 14,000 people on February 22. The majority of residents...

April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month and Sexual Assault Awareness...

By Griselda Cervantez, MSW, DSJ Victim Assistance Coordinator Every Sunday, we are surrounded by people in our congregation who have personally experienced abuse. The Center for...

Catholic Answers Staff Apologist Karlo Broussard Speaks at Six Parishes

By Klarissa Chichioco, Queen of Apostles Youth & Young Adult Ministry Coordinator It isn’t every day that we come across someone like Karlo Broussard, who left...

Archdiocese Announces Beatification Date for Oklahoma Priest

By Rhina Guidos Catholic News Service WASHINGTON (CNS) -- The Archdiocese of Oklahoma City announced that one its native sons, Father Stanley Rother, a North American...