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The Pope and COP21

By Anthony Strawa Chair of the Catholic Green Initiative In June, Pope Francis released his historic encyclical, “Laudato Si’,” that highlighted human-induced climate change and its...

Laudato Si and Climate Change Efforts

A grassroots volunteer group: Citizens’ Climate Lobby, Silicon Valley Chapter (CCL) held a forum at St. Thomas Aquinas Parish on November 11. It was...

Rest in Peace, Father Joseph Stanislaus (Joe) Prendergast C.S.Sp.

Father Joe Prendergast, 87, died on December 6 in Marian House, Dublin, Ireland. Born in Limerick city on July 16 1928 to Brigid (née Devereux)...

As End to a New Beginning – Celebration of Consecrated Life

All the faithful are invited to join Religious as we conclude the events celebrating the Year of Consecrated Life on January 30, 2016 at...

Diocese of San Jose Selected to become a CRS Diocesan Capacity...

By Crystal Catalan CRS Intern Catholic Relief Services (CRS) recently announced that the Diocese of San Jose has been selected to become a CRS Diocesan Capacity...

National Catholic Sisters Week Announces a $50,000 Mini-Grant Program to Celebrate...

The National Catholic Sisters Week (NCSW) organization announces it will award up to $50,000 in event-based mini-grants to organizations across the country that host...

Aging University Sparks a Movement for Life Planning in Santa Clara...

Santa Clara County has one of the highest percentages of seniors in the nation, at a whopping 20%. But systems in the County and...

“Season of Hope Cathedral Performance Series”…A gift from the heart of...

Continuing its history of over 200 years of service in the center of San Jose, the Cathedral Basilica of Saint Joseph presents its 20th...

Catholic Cemeteries: Grieving During the Holidays

By Kathy Fanger Parish Outreach Coordinator Holidays can be extremely difficult for those who have experienced the death of a loved one.  When everyone seems so...

On a Firm Foundation: The Definition of “Family”

  Mary Quilici Aumack Executive Director of the Catholic Community Foundation of Santa Clara County As I write this, I am visiting my sister and her family...