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Sunday, April 17, 2016

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. Knowing...

Saint’s Relics Found in Rubble of Church Destroyed by Terrorists

By Gaby Maniscalco Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY -- The relics of Syrian Saint Elian, which originally were thought to have been destroyed by members of...

Pope to Preside over Jubilee Year Celebrations

VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- As the Year of Mercy continues, Pope Francis is preparing jubilee celebrations with teenagers, deacons and “those in need of...

Church Urges Nations, Society to Address Ongoing Issues Related to Drugs

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (CNS) -- Heroin and painkillers plague the streets of U.S. cities and small towns. Mexican drug cartels have turned swaths...

Being a Good Neighbor

By Gregory Kepferle, CEO Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County The timid knock on the front door came at mid-day, followed by a slightly more confident...

Saint Christopher Faculty’s Lenten Acts of Service

The staff and faculty at Saint Christopher made it a point to live their motto, “not words but deeds” this Lenten season. Each week...

Saint Simon Students Support Operation Rice Bowl

As part of this year’s Jubilee Year of Mercy, students at Saint Simon School participated in Catholic Relief Services’ Operation Rice Bowl program –...

Presentation High School Senior Wins First Place Medal of Distinction

An exciting moment for women in STEM: Presentation High School Senior Maya Varma recently won the First Place Medal of Distinction in a science...

Doug Albert Wins Saint John Vianney Geography Bee

On January 13, two to three representatives from each class in 4th - 8th grade competed in the School Geography Bee. Each student demonstrated...

15 Bellarmine Students Announced as National Merit Scholarship Finalists

The National Merit Scholarship Program has announced that 15 Bellarmine College Preparatory students have qualified as finalists. These young men will be considered for...