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We are blessed to have you Thank you for registering! Your information has been sent to the Parish office. St. Joseph Parish/Old Mission San Jose is a very special community and we are blessed to have you part of it. We look forward toward meeting you and seeing you at an upcoming Mass. Blessings from […]

Dream Garden Project

Saint Joseph Dream Garden   Our new Saint Joseph Dream Garden will be a re-landscaped area between the church and Mission Blvd sidewalk.  Pavers installed to create a large gathering area for parishioners to enjoy under the trees before and after Mass.  New built-in benches for seating and planters will be added, and a low […]

Forgiveness

This Lenten season, we are reminded when the Pharisees brought a woman accused of adultery to Jesus. (Jn 8:1-11) He told the crowd “Let the one among you who is without sin be the first to throw a stone at her”.One by one they left and Jesus forgave the woman. This Lenten season we are […]

Fishermen

This week we reflect on Luke 5:1-11 where Jesus said to Simon,“Do not be afraid; from now on you will be catching men”When they brought their boats to the shore,they left everything and followed him. We usually think repentance means turning from sinfulness toward God. And, indeed, this is the point of other readings. The gospel, however, […]

Pastoral Reflections by Staff of St Joseph

Sixth Sunday of Easter Reflection by Sandra Hernandez John 14:23-29 I consider myself a “Cradle Catholic.” I was born into Catholicism and like many of us who are born into Catholicism, we sometimes celebrate our religion by memory, it becomes automatic. We pray without thinking of the words we are saying. We hear the readings […]

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Reconciliation

  The Sacrament of Reconciliation (Confession/Penance) is currently available 30 minutes before daily mass and Sunday mass or by appointment. Mass schedule is available here. For an appointment, please call the Parish Office at 510-656-2364 and the Office Staff will connect you with a priest to schedule.

Scripture Study

Ignite the Fire Within! Scripture Study Groups Bible Study Tuesday Mornings 9:30 AM – 11 am Facilitator: Sister Marcia Scripture background for upcoming Sundays. Participants are provided the readings & commentary sent by email before each session. The session includes prayer, reading the Sunday Scriptures and studying the historical/cultural background.  Included with the email are […]

Adult Formation

Ignite the Fire Within! Adult Confirmation Did you know 45% of Catholic adults are unconfirmed? It’s a whopping 80% for young adult Catholics!Are you one of them? If your answer is “YES” and you’re interested in igniting a fire in your heart and gaining an understanding of your faith, then we have a solution. Get […]

The Rite of Christian Initiation for Children (RCIC)

The Rite of Christian Initiation for Children (RCIC) “Jesus said to his apostles, ‘God, therefore, and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit, teaching them to observe all that I have commanded you.’” Matthew 28:19 Welcome to the Rite of […]