Women of Saint Joseph

Women of Saint Joseph   WOSJ Leadership Team Our Mission The Women of St. Joseph provides a special ministry for the women of our parish. Our mission is to develop friendships and support each other’s needs and those of the parish and local community.NEW! Members are invited to join the Women of St. Joseph Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/groups/515853022632238/ , especially […]

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 […]

Prayer Shawl Ministry

  Looking for a way to honor, remember or support someone? The Women of St. Joseph have the answer. The women’s group has a supply of prayer shawls and blankets available to you to use as a special way to show you care. If you are interested in obtaining one, email Donna Phair at phair_math@yahoo.com The Women […]


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 […]

Pray for the unborn

We, as Catholics, are called to support unborn children and their mothers.  Please join St. Joseph for Life every Monday evening from 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM in the church to pray for women and their families who are facing an unexpected or difficult pregnancy and are in need of support. Prayer is our most […]

Sister-Parish in Ghana

St. Francis Xavier Parish in Wiaga, Ghana     SISTER PARISH TEAM The parish was founded in 1927 by the Missionaries of Africa (also known as the White Fathers). In 2007, the Missionaries of Africa turned the parish over to diocesan priests. It is the third oldest parish in Northern Ghana. Besides the main church, […]

Refugee Resettlement

But who am I, and who are my people, that we should be able to give as generously as this? Everything comes from you, and we have given you only what comes from your hand. 1 Chronicles 29:14 Housing is still the biggest hurdle for these families. They are looking for 2 bedroom apartments under […]

Photo Gallery

Photo Gallery Previous Next 2022 APR EASTER 2022 Apr Good Friday 2021 nov Eucharistic Procession 2021 Jun corpus christi 2021 Apr Good Friday Fr Anthony with Bishop Fr_Anthony_Installation-3.jpg 2021 Mar Fr.Anthony Installation Mission Angles above altar. This view shows the cemetery on the left side of the Mission behind a 6 foot wall. The hills […]

New Church Donors

  More than 1,900 families and individuals participated in our first two capital campaigns for the new church. We are especially grateful to the following donors who have made gifts of $5,000 or more: $200,000 to $250,000Shirlee Murphy $150,000 to $199,999William Utic and Dianne Martin $100,000 to $149,999Stephen and Stephanie LeeJoan and Diane PrewittJack Filinick […]


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 […]