Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA)

Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA) Do you ever ask yourself… What is the meaning of my life? How can I become a part of something bigger than myself? How can I be a better person? Does God have something to say to me? Come and see as we explore the answers to these and […]

Mass Schedule

We look forward to having you join us Friends, although COVID-19 restrictions have recently been loosened, please continue to wear a mask inside if you are unvaccinated and follow our health and safety protocol for attending Mass. Please click here for details of how to attend. All Masses are INDOORS in the Main Church or […]

Homily ~ January 1, 2022

Homily ~ January 1, 2022 New Year’s Day – Solemnity of Mary, The Holy Mother of God New Year’s Day – Solemnity of Mary, The Holy Mother of God (Live-stream Video)(TBD Translation disclaimer) How about all of us saying “happy new year”. It’s beautiful and unifies us. In the new year, we make resolutions. As […]

Staff Autobiographies

Parish Staff Autobiographies   Meet our Staff Msgr. Manuel C. Simas – Pastor Emeritus (in residence) Reprinted from: The Catholic Voice ~ October 18, 2010 ~ VOL. 48, NO. 18 by Kevin Wing Msgr. Manuel Simas first realized he wanted to become a priest while in grammar school. That desire continued to grow during his years at […]

Sister-Parish in Ghana

St. Francis Xavier Parish in Wiaga, Ghana     SISTER PARISH TEAM The parish was founded in 1927 by the Missionaries of Africa (also known as the White Fathers). In 2007, the Missionaries of Africa turned the parish over to diocesan priests. It is the third oldest parish in Northern Ghana. Besides the main church, […]

Lent

Lent If you would like to follow me, take up your cross Lent The 40 days of Lent recall the 40 days of Jesus being tempted in the wilderness (Mt 4:1-11, Mk 1:12-13, Lk 4:1-13). The story of Jesus’ time in the desert is always read on the first Sunday of Lent as a reminder that we are each called to […]

Bulletin-Archive

Online Bulletin   Bulletin ARCHIVE Here is a list of bulletins from prior weeks: St. Joseph Online Bulletin May 08, 2022.pdf St. Joseph Online Bulletin May 01, 2022.pdf St. Joseph Online Bulletin April 24, 2022.pdf St. Joseph Online Bulletin April 17, 2022.pdf St. Joseph Online Bulletin April 10, 2022.pdf St. Joseph Online Bulletin April 03, […]

Adaptive Faith Formation (for Children with Special Needs)

Adaptive Faith Formation “You formed my inmost being; you knit me in my mother’s womb.I praise you, because I am wonderfully made;wonderful are your works! My very self you know.” Psalms 139: 13-14. Welcome to Adaptive Faith Formation! All children are unique and special, and everyone is important to God because God created each one […]

Family of Faith Ministry Overview

Encountering CHRIST as A Family St. Joseph Parish/Old Mission San Jose FAMILY OF FAITH MINISTRY Encountering CHRIST as A Family WELCOME to St. Joseph Family of Faith Ministry. Families are a central focus of the St. Joseph Family of Faith Ministry. Our program is designed to be a learning experience for both children and their […]

Indian Community

Indian Community of St Joseph Catholic Church   INDIAN COMMUNITY Saint Joseph Mission San Jose A land that’s the birthplace of many religions, as well as that embraced many religions, is India! The Apostle Thomas traveled to the land of India to spread the good news of Lord Jesus and spread across the land, especially […]