Youth & Young Adult Ministry

Youth & Young Adult Ministry

Youth Ministers from across the Diocese gather to pray and learn from each other

Last week, the Office of Youth and Young Adults (YYA) of the Diocese of San José hosted a gathering of their constituents at the Chancery. Sandra Torres, the Director...

Catholic Youth Living in a Modern Culture

How well do our young boys and girls comprehend the true meaning of love and respect, especially in this age of social media and...

Vietnamese Eucharistic Youth Visit Diocese

On August 30, the Chancery was visited by about a dozen members from the Vietnamese Eucharistic Youth movement. The group joined Bishop Oscar Cantu,...

Fourth Annual Saint Martin of Tours Young Adult Camping Trip- Growing Community

July 26-28 marked the 4th Annual Young Adult Camping Trip hosted by the Saint Martin of Tours Young Adult (SMYA) ministry. The group was...

Diocese of San Jose Hosts Annual Diocesan Youth Retreat

Amidst the backdrop of Lake Tahoe, the Diocese of San Jose held its annual Diocesan Youth Retreat (DYR) June 10-14. More than 280 young people,...

Young Adults and Religion

By Lauren Loftus  Young adults are much less likely than earlier generations to consider themselves...

Picture this: Nativity Night

Saint Martin of Tours Young Adults hosted their second paint night on December 8, this time painting nativity...

Pope Asks Bishops, Young People to Drop Their Prejudices as Synod Begins

By Cindy Wooden Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY – Pope Francis asked bishops to be bold, honest, open-minded, charitable and, especially, prayerful as they begin a...

When Faithful Fans Experience More Than Baseball

On a beautiful day in September, 15 of Saint Martin of Tours’ parishioners enjoyed a day at the Oakland Coliseum. This was not an...

Father Steve Kim – Saint Francis High School

By Cian Keeney ’19 Many past and present Saint Francis High School students have marveled about Father Steve Kim’s ability to connect with the high...