A Reflection on Bishop Pierre DuMaine, Founding Bishop of the Diocese of San José
Many remember Monsignor Eugene Boyle as a social justice activist.
On this 40th anniversary, we remember the events leading to the formation of the Diocese of San José with great fondness.
When Bishop Pierre DuMaine appointed Sister Mary Claude Power, PBVM, to the position of superintendent of Catholic Schools in the new Diocese of San José, he, of course, knew what he was doing.
Every assignment has been tremendously gratifying, and all have been a surprise to me.
In the 1940s, Mexicans began arriving to join Puerto Rican families in the Mayfair neighborhood of San José.