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The Catholic Community Foundation Awards its Annual Spring Grants

By Anne LeClair The Catholic Community Foundation is pleased to announce that our Spring Grant Cycle has now closed and grants have been awarded. Through...

Young Adult Teaching Mass

By Oliver Z. Obusan, OTR/L and Cynthia Lucero-Obusan, MD On May 14, the Young Adult Ministry of St. Martin of Tours parish sponsored “Why Do...

Our Lady of La Vang Parishioner Ordained a Priest in Chicago

Most Rev. Joseph Perry, Auxiliary Bishop of the Archdiocese of Chicago, ordained Giang Tien Nguyen, 31, a parishioner from Our Lady of La Vang...

Celebrating God’s Selection

By Sr. Maura McAndrews, OCD “We always give thanks to God for all of you and mention you in our prayers.” (1 Thessalonians 1) In this...

A message from Bishop McGrath

Dear Brothers and Sisters, During this Year of Consecrated Life, the challenge put forth by the Holy Father can be captured in the motto, “Wake...

2015 Global Medical Brigade Trip to Nicaragua

  By Julia Puchi This year, the Santa Clara University (SCU) Global Medical Brigades chapter traveled to Nicaragua for nine days during spring break to facilitate...

Rest in Peace, Deacon Salvador E. Alvarez

Reverend Deacon Salvador Enrique Alvarez, M.S.W., passed away on June 7, 2015 at home in San Jose, CA at the age of 74, after...

Reflecting on a Successful Stewardship Seminar

By Leisa Anslinger It is always wonderful to be with the people of the Diocese of San Jose! We heard many wonderful reactions to our...

ADA Holds its Annual Awards Luncheon to Recognize Achievement

The Annual Diocesan Appeal (ADA) held its annual awards luncheon on June 13 at St. Joseph of Cupertino’s Parish Hall. More than 100 parishioners,...

Arriving in Bolivia, pope insists on church’s role in public life

By Cindy Wooden Catholic News Service LA PAZ, Bolivia (CNS) -- Praising Bolivia's efforts to include all its citizens in the country's economic, political and social...