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 […]

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 […]

Carriage House Renovation

    The Carriage House is the current location of the parish office.  The second floor and most of the ground floor is unsuitable for occupancy.  The building was constructed in 1882 as the garage for the Gallegos family whose house and outbuildings occupied land along Mission Creek.  The Carriage House is the last building […]

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 […]

Parish Master Plan

  In 1997 we celebrated the 200th anniversary of our founding.  The parish had over 2,500 registered families and average Sunday mass attendance of 2,800. The church and hall built in 1965 was not intended to be our permanent church.  Folding chairs were set up on weekends behind the pews to provide additional seating and […]

Becoming Catholic

  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? As a Catholic, how can I celebrate the Sacramaent of Confirmation? If you are asking these […]

Advent

The Season of Hope and Expectation Beginning the Church’s liturgical year, Advent (from, “ad-venire” in Latin or “to come to”) is the season encompassing the four Sundays (and weekdays) leading up to the celebration of Christmas. The Advent season that begins on Sunday, November 28, is a time of preparation that directs our hearts and minds to […]

Facility Updates

  May 15, 2022 Caring for Our Trees – Work began last week to remove dead branches from 58 palm trees around the parish campus.  Please avoid areas where tree trimmers are working.  This work was included in this year’s parish operating budget.  The parish has also hired a professional arborist to assess all our […]