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Rest in Peace, Charles Barton 1932-2016

Charles R. Barton, 83, of Avalon Village in Hampden, passed away peacefully at the Maine Veteran’s Home in Bangor on January 7 after a...

Lenten Regulations

Lent 2016: Ash Wednesday, February 10 Lent focuses on two aspects of Christian life. First, we remember our Baptism and prepare those to be baptized....

50th Anniversary of the Church of the Transfiguration

Bishop Patrick J. McGrath receives the Offertory gifts from original parishioners, Nick and Madelyn Scocca, at the 50th Anniversary Jubilee Mass of the Church...

Rejoicing in God’s Mercy, Together in Christ

By Liz Sullivan In this Jubilee Year of Mercy, the Diocese of San Jose has kicked off the campaign for the Annual Diocesan Appeal (ADA)....

Catholic Foundation Spring Cycle Grant Now Open

The Catholic Foundation of Santa Clara County would like to announce that the 2016 Spring Grant Cycle is now open. The organization is accepting...

For I was Naked and Hungry

By Yolanda Toulet The youth preparing for their sacrament of confirmation at Saint Julie Billiart Parish were given a challenge – to build a personal...

The Catholic Community Responds to the Needs of the Homeless

By John Rinaldo, Director of Parish Partnerships, Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County On November 17, 2015, more 30 Catholic leaders gathered at the Chancery Offices...

Catholic Charities’ Refugee Foster Care Program Helps Children in Need

Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County has aided refugees fleeing war, persecution, and violence from all over the world for over 30 years. Our...

Join Us For The 17th Annual Run For Zimbabwe Orphans Fair

Inspiring kids to “Be fit! Create art! Help others!” has been the goal of the Zimbabwe Run for going on 17 years. On March 20,...

World Day of the Sick

Father Christopher Bennett, Chaplain the Order of the Knights of Malta, will preside at the special Diocese of San Jose Celebration of the World...