Pastoral Care Ministry

Helen Campbell, Pastoral Care Ministry7/1/21 – 7/1/22 Funerals. 11 Home visits/Communion calls – 984 Families -19.  Communicant numbers vary.  Sometimes both husband and wife or care giver and homebound receive, sometimes not. Volunteer visitors – 5 active – volunteers are currently unassigned. Visitors set their days and times directly with the families. For some, this is weekly. […]

Pastoral Care

  Virtually every family will encounter severe and/or prolonged illness of at least one family member at some time. To speak to the growing need for support for St. Joseph parishioners facing these situations, a support team is being formed. Our Ministry of Compassion Volunteers help with a variety of tasks. For example, to stay […]

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 […]

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 […]

Saint Joseph for Life

   The Respect Life Ministry office of the Oakland Diocese “seeks to help East Bay Catholics understand, value and live out the Catholic vision of respect for life” through education, spiritual formation, pastoral care and legislative advocacy“ https://oakdiocese.org/life-justice .  Parish Respect Life Contacts serve as the official liaisons between the parish and the diocesan Respect Life […]

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 […]

Ministries

We are proud to have many active caring ministries at Saint Joseph Catholic Church, Old Mission San Jose. For further details and to become involved with any of these ministries, please see one of the pages below. Also see this Ministry in Action Guide for information about all our ministries. Adult Confirmation Altar Server Ministry Art and […]