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Southside FISH Program to End

The Southside FISH Program will be ending with the retirement of Nick and Madelyn Scocca, who have coordinated the program for 45 years! Nick...

Sister Mary Karis Professes Solemn Vows for Poor Clares in Los...

On January 16, Sister Mary Karis of the Holy Spirit became a solemnly professed Poor Clare Nun at the Monastery of the Immaculate Heart...

Why All the Talk about Legacy Giving?

By Alison Poetsch, Individual Giving Manager, Catholic Charities If you don’t think you need an estate plan, think again. It’s important to know that without a...

Saint Leo the Great Celebrates Our Lady of Guadalupe

By Jacqueline Price Every year for the past 50 years, Saint Leo the Great Parish in downtown San Jose, has held its nine-day Novena and...

ON A FIRM FOUNDATION: Continuing my Story

By Mary Quilici Aumack, Executive Director, The Catholic Community Foundation of Santa Clara County My “story” started before I was born.  The writing began long before...

Scholarships Available!

Each year the Italian American Heritage Foundation (IAHF) awards thousands of dollars in scholarships to high school graduates moving on to a four-year institution. ...

Film and Discussion on Thomas Merton’s Last Days to be Held...

A showing of the documentary film, The Many Storeys and Last Days of Thomas Merton, followed by a discussion with the film’s producer, Morgan...

Lent – A Paradigm of Christian Living

By Brother John M. Samaha, S.M. To see Lent only as a period of spiritual practices, penances, and self-imposed deprivations would be distorted and limited....

Santa Marta Como Ejemplo – Parte II

Parte III Por Alberto Garcia A veces  olvidamos terminar los relatos evangélicos, citando algunos a santa Marta como ejemplo de activismo sin mucha fe. En cambio,...

Third Sunday of Lent – February 28, 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. It...