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From Ashes to Glory: A Lenten Reflection with Dan Schutte

As we prepare for the holiest of seasons, Schutte will engage you in music, Gospel stories and reflections that invite you to enter the...

Ministry to the Sick & Homebound Training

Many people in our diocese wish to receive Holy Communion but because of illness or infirmity are unable to do so on their own....

Sunday, March 5, 2017

By Fr. Brendan McGuire Pastor of Holy Spirit Parish, San Jose and Vicar General for special projects, Diocese of San Jose. Email him at bmcguire@dsj.org. Best...

Sunday, February 26, 2017

By Fr. Brendan McGuire Pastor of Holy Spirit Parish, San Jose and Vicar General for special projects, Diocese of San Jose. Email him at bmcguire@dsj.org. Sinful...

Parishes from the Diocese of San Jose and the Diocese of...

On January 28-29, 73 middle school students from 6 different parishes experienced an overnight retreat at Camp Maymac in Felton, CA. The parishes included...

Vatican Canon Law Official Explains Provisions of ‘Amoris Laetitia’

By Cindy Wooden Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY – The provisions of “Amoris Laetitia” allow people in irregular marriage situations access to the sacraments only if...

Americans Grow Warmer Toward Religious Groups, Pew Study Finds

By Catholic News Service WASHINGTON -- Americans are feeling more positive toward various religious groups than they did less than three years ago. While Americans still...

The Marathon – with Hurdles

By Gregory Kepferle CEO, Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County and President, Charities Housing Development Corporation The young man’s eyes were bleary with fatigue as he...

‘A War of the Powerful Against the Weak’

By Tony Magliano Internationally syndicated social justice and peace columnist In many places throughout the world there is a widening gulf, chasm, gap between races, tribes,...

Moral Theology: Embittered Moralizing

By Rev. Ron Rolheiser, OMI Theologian, teacher, award-winning author, and President of the Oblate School of Theology in San Antonio, TX One of the dangers inherent...