Pastoral Reflections by Staff of St Joseph

Twentieth Sunday in Ordinary Time ~ Luke 12:49-53 Reflection by Sandra Hernandez This Gospel, that speaks of Jesus coming to set fire to the earth, and not being here to establish peace but rather division, is quite intimidating. Especially in light of the great divisions that exist in our country today. Upon reflection, however, when […]

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 […]

Pastoral Council

Pastoral Council   Through prayer and leadership, the council strives to unify the parish as one Body of Christ through worship, celebration, events and ministry. Involvement: The Pastoral Council is comprised of representatives from the St. Joseph community along with Father Anthony our Pastor and our Deacons. Members from our community: Mike Gaffey Denise Lai […]

Parish Staff

Parish Staff   Clergy Fr. Anthony Huong LePastorfatherle@saintjosephmsj.org510-656-2364  Msgr. Manuel C. SimasPastor Emeritus (in residence)510-656-2364 Autobiography Deacon Dick BaylessPermanent Deacondeaconbayless@saintjosephmsj.org510-656-2364 Deacon Benjamin LaiPermanent Deacondeaconlai@saintjosephmsj.org510-656-2364 Lay / Religious Staff Mrs. Patricia CaltonPrincipal, St. Joseph Schoolpcalton@sjsmsj.org510-656-6525www.stjosephschoolfremont.org Sandra HernandezParish Secretaryshernandez@saintjosephmsj.org510-656-2364 x102 Gina MehtaBusiness Managergmehta@saintjosephmsj.org510-656-2364 Sr. Marcia Krause, OPCoordinator – Adult Spiritualitysistermkrause@saintjosephmsj.org510-656-2364 x205 Autobiography Grace LichaucoInterim, Family of Faith […]

Special Religious Education – SPRED Ministry

Special Religious Education – SPRED Ministry   To integrate people withdevelopmental disabilitiesinto the faith and life of the Church. What is SPRED? SPRED assists parishes in the Diocese of Oakland reach out and integrate children, teens and adults with special needs into the faith and life of the Church through their local parish. Who do […]

Seniors

Resources for Seniors & Homebound Pastoral Care Corner Dear St. Joseph Family, I know you join me in thanking our merciful Creator for our continued survival during the pandemic. Our voices rise as one in praise for God’s mercy and, at the same time, in an urgent plea for the grace to bear wiithout despair […]

Liturgy Committee

  The Liturgy Committee plans, implements, and evaluates the liturgies (Masses, prayer services) of the seasons of the Church, especially in Advent, Christmas, Lent, Holy Week, and Easter. It also reviews the liturgical procedures in accordance with the General Instructions of the Roman Missal (GIRM) and pastoral considerations. Membership consists of the coordinators of our Altar […]

HOME

Our Mission Through prayer and service, the St. Joseph family will strive to bring the community together to love, heal, and support one another as the people we are called to be in Christ. Welcome Give Online St. Joseph School Mission San Jose This week’s liturgy Persevere This week’s second reading asks us to persevere […]