Tags Bishop Patrick J. McGrath

Tag: Bishop Patrick J. McGrath

Diocese of San Jose Honors Bishop McGrath with a Mass of...

By Liz Sullivan It was a moment for the faithful to say “thank you” to their shepherd. On May 1, the Diocese of San Jose celebrated...

Reflection from Kathy Almazol, Former Superintendent of Schools

From Kathy Almazol, former Superintendent of Schools for the Diocese of San Jose, who retired in June 2018. Recalling twenty years with Bishop McGrath Since...

Reflection From Pat Allen, Bishop McGrath’s Long-Time Secretary and Friend

On June 15, 2019, thirty-two years will have passed since I began to work for Bishop Patrick Joseph McGrath as his secretary. I...

Bishop McGrath Reflects on His Service to the Diocese of San...

By Liz Sullivan “Together in Christ.” That is the Episcopal Motto of Bishop Patrick J. McGrath, second and now retired Bishop of San Jose. (When priests...

Mass of Thanksgiving

May 1, 2019 Jeremiah 1:4-9 Psalm 42 1 Corinthians 12:31-13:13 John 21:15-19 Aging seems to be highly overrated. It is not great growing old...or being old, once you have arrived...

Statements from Bishop Patrick J. McGrath

Presentation High School I commend the courageous women who have come forward over the past year to cast light upon the abuse that they and...

Mesaje del Obispo McGrath Sobre la Importancia de las Escuelas Católicas

Enero 2018 Queridos Hermanos y Hermanas, Cuando las Escuelas Católicas se establecieron en los Estados Unidos, su enfoque primario era ofrecer formación de fe, y a...

Feliz Navidad

Diciembre de 2017 Queridos hermanos y hermanas, Durante el Adviento, celebramos la venida del Señor en la historia humana – anticipando su venida al final de...

What Will the New Year Be Like?

  Dear Friends, “What will the new year be like?” This is a question we consider every January 1. New beginnings are times of hope, joy...

A Message from Bishop McGrath

Dear Brothers and Sisters, Our annual Catholic Schools Week celebration gives me the opportunity to write to you about the treasure that our Catholic Schools...