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Discovering Purpose, Focus, and Confidence in Ministry

By Burt Welsh, 2021 graduate from the Institute for Leadership in Ministry (ILM) this year, member of the RCIA Team at St. Catherine of Alexandria Parish, and in his first year of the Advanced Lay Leadership Formation Program of the Diocese of San José. |


When people ask me what my ministry is, I tell them RCIA (Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults).

“Being on the Journey"

By Sharon L. Miller, BSN Director, Cathedral Social Ministries, Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County |


Stan Fitzgerald of San Jose was honored earlier this year as a finalist for the national Catholic Charities 2021 Volunteer of the Year Award.