Please be assured of our prayers during this challenging time.
When Father Tom Elewaut saw the name on his phone's caller ID the night of June 30, the pastor of Mission San Buenaventura guessed the call had something to do with the recent controversy over whether to remove the statue of St. Junipero Serra.
Saturday night, July 4, protesters in Sacramento’s Capitol Park tore down a longstanding statue of St. Junípero Serra, our nation’s first Hispanic saint, one of the founders of the modern state of California.
Every July, the Church commemorates St. Paul VI’s encyclical on the regulation of birth and human life, Humanae Vitae, which was published 52 years ago.
On Saturday, July 11th, the organizing committee of the Rev Up the Sems Virtual Fun Run hosted a “Thank You Rally” to express their gratitude for the incredible support they received from the community during the four weeks of the event.
Observing with great concern the social unrest unfolding in the United States, Pope Francis said no one can claim to defend the sanctity of every human life while turning a blind eye to racism and exclusion.
Pope Francis called on young people to reach out to their grandparents or the elderly who may be lonely or on their own.
During the last two weeks, children from St Lucy and St. Julie Parish took part in Camp Thrive and immersed themselves in an amazing experience of learning, playing, and developing God-given talents.
Every ten years, our country conducts a census to count the number of men, women, and children residing in the United States.
Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, the Catholic Church in California has supported and cooperated with public officials’ efforts to contain the spread of this deadly disease, including closing our schools and suspending public worship.
I recently saw a sign that said: “The most useless thing I bought in 2020 – a planner.” Most of us can probably relate to that.
A concert honoring the centennial of St. John Paul II's birth is now available online.
Nothing can be more powerful than a Catholic who knows, practices, and proclaims the faith.
Catholic organizations and others who fear that proposed changes by the Trump administration will all but eliminate the asylum system rushed to meet a July 15 deadline to make their voices heard.
Nearly every bishop responding to a survey said the coronavirus pandemic has seriously affected the celebration of the sacraments and rites and sacramental preparation programs in their dioceses.
Government-sponsored trafficking is "a perversion of any government's reason for existence," which is "to protect rights, not crush them," Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said during the release of the 20th annual Trafficking in Persons Report.
On the 25th of July we celebrate the feast day of St James, apostle and martyr, who is also the patron of all pilgrims as well as of Spain.
Every year in March, the Foundation accepts grant applications from parishes and Catholic organizations throughout the Diocese of San Jose in our Spring Grant Cycle.
U.S. Supreme Court decision giving employers more ability to opt out of providing contraceptive coverage in their health plans.
It is with great joy that Bishop Oscar Cantú announces the new Director of Communications for the Diocese of San José effective August 3, 2020.
The fire that ravaged Mission San Gabriel Arcangel church in the predawn hours of July 11 left behind a haunting scene.
Last week, twenty-three young parishioners from Our Lady of Refuge Parish were grateful to have received a Fr. Jorge da Silva, SM, Memorial Scholarship to support their university or college studies.
The recent Vatican instruction on pastoral care clarifies the responsibility of every member of the church community to work together in the shared mission of evangelization.
The Diocese of San José, again, commends the Sisters of Presentation, for providing much needed clarity into the allegations of past sexual abuse and misconduct and the subsequent handling of those situations at Presentation High School.