“What do we want? Simply love and justice.”
Bishops from throughout the state of California released a video today reenacting the Stations of the Cross to draw attention to the sin of racism and ask God’s help in eliminating it.
We have, I believe, an unprecedented experience of vulnerability for many of us in the West.
Bellarmine’s Speech and Debate Team wrapped up its 2019-2020 season with a very strong showing as they competed virtually at the National Speech and Debate Association (NSDA) Tournament held during the week of June 14-20.
Why walk? Why run? Those were the questions asked by a few friends who saw my posts on Facebook, promoting the fundraising event that supports Vocations.
Bishop Patrick J. McGrath, who retired in May 2019, celebrates his 50th Anniversary of Ordination as a Priest on Sunday, June 7.
Perhaps it is easy to forget that the Socratic maxim “know thyself” is also a Christian imperative.
As we celebrate World Refugee Day on June 20, Catholic Charities’ Refugee Foster Care program is also celebrating the accomplishments of 20 foster youth in the program who are graduating from high school and college.
As we bring our current year to a close, I want to express my deepest appreciation for your support and partnership.
Earlier this month I was asked to share my memories and experience of working with our four priests who are celebrating milestone anniversaries this year.
Our parishes looked tirelessly for other ways to continue ministering.
The Diocese of San José applauds today’s U.S. Supreme Court ruling, which rejects the administration’s decision to cancel the federal DACA program.
Pope Francis prayed for people living in countries where COVID-19 is still causing a huge number of deaths, and he cautioned people in Italy to continue to be careful and follow health precautions.
The U.S. bishops are urging Catholics to "pray, reflect and take action" on religious liberty in the United States and abroad during Religious Freedom Week June 22-29.
By Paige Ashton, St. Leo the Great class of 2016 and recent graduate from Archbishop Mitty class of 2020. She has shared her thoughts and feelings regarding the recent protests about George Floyd and designed the featured picture.
The Coronavirus pandemic, in many ways, has been devastating.
Some people always will want to destroy unity and stifle prophets, Pope Francis said on the feast of Sts. Peter and Paul.
During the coronavirus pandemic, we have all heard a lot about our “essential workers,” the sacrifices they make for our community, and how they sometimes risk their own health to help others.
Catholic Charities found a creative way to honor graduating employees who are working on the frontlines of the agency’s pandemic response at local parishes.
As the social service and social justice arm of the Catholic Church in San Jose, we cannot be silent in the face of the ongoing killings of black citizens by law enforcement officers acting under the color of law.
DACA recipients and advocates breathed a collective sigh of surprised relief June 18 when the Supreme Court ruled against efforts by the Trump administration to end the immigration program that has hung in the balance for the past three years.
I would like to appeal to an example that we experience so regularly and routinely that we risk taking it for granted: the rising and the setting of the sun.
The Diocese of San José is saddened and outraged to learn of the racist Instagram account that appears to be affiliated with recent graduates of Saint Francis High School.
Recently, statues to the Apostle of California, St. Junípero Serra, were torn down in San Francisco and in the plaza outside our first church, Nuestra Señora Reina de los Ángeles, in downtown Los Angeles.
The California Catholic Conference of Bishops has issued the following statement in response to the removal of St. Junipero Serra statues in the state.