Eucharist Preparation

First Reconciliation & First Eucharist First Reconciliation & First Eucharist “Jesus said, ‘I am the bread of life; whoever comes to me will never hunger, and whoever believes in me will never thirst.’” John 6:35 This program provides preparation for the first reception of the Sacraments of Reconciliation and Holy Eucharist for all children of St. […]

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 […]

Funerals

  Funerals recognize and celebrate the end of earthly life. Funerals frequently occur within the context of a special Mass, but may also be held in church or a funeral home without the celebration of Mass. The bereaved family’s first point of contact in arranging a funeral Mass is the parish priest (generally through the […]