2020 Easter Triduum Livestream Schedule

Last updated 4.6.2020 Chrism Mass  Thursday, April 9, 10:00 am Bishop Cantú will celebrate the Chrism Mass, in which he will bless and consecrate the Holy Oils. The oils are used in liturgies and sacraments by all parishes throughout the year also. Typically, during...

National Child Abuse Prevention Month – April 2020

National Child Abuse Prevention Month- April 2020 - Every April, child and youth serving organizations, including Catholic Dioceses, parishes, and schools, join the national movement to recognize and lift-up the immeasurable significance of Child Abuse Prevention. The...

DIOCESE SUSPENDS PUBLIC MASSES 3.13.2020

SPANISH | KOREAN | VIETNAMESE|MANDARIN To Our Community in Diocese of San José: Santa Clara County, together with the greater Seattle area, has been at the epicenter of the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19) across the United States. Over the past few weeks, our Diocese...

Diocese Closes Schools – 3.12.2020

DIOCESE OF SAN JOSE TO CLOSE SCHOOLS FROM FRIDAY, MARCH 13 TO FRIDAY, MARCH 27 SAN JOSE, CA (MARCH 12, 2020) – The Diocese of San José announced today that all diocesan schools will close from Friday, March 13 to Friday, March 27, 2020. Each school has developed...

Decreto March 6, 2020

ENGLISH DECRETO 6 de marzo, 2020 Como Obispo de la Diócesis de San José, he tenido en cuenta las recomendaciones del Departamento de Salud del Condado de Santa Clara con respecto a las personas con mayor riesgo de exposición al coronavirus, también conocido como...

Decree of Special Dispensation – Coronavirus

Spanish DECREE MARCH 6, 2020 As Bishop of the Diocese of San Jose, I have taken into account the recommendations from the Santa Clara County Health Department regarding people at higher risk of exposure to coronavirus, also known as COVID-19. In light of the delicate...

Ash Wednesday Schedule

  Then the LORD God formed a man from the dust of the ground and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life, and the man became a living being. Genesis 2:7 2020 Ash Wednesday  | February 26, 2020 Please click on the city to find a parish or your parish's Ash...

Bishop Cantú Christmas Message

Spanish | Vietnamese December  2019 The Christmas Mystery : ‘The Word became flesh and dwelt among us.‘ (Jn 1 :14) I once heard a priest whom I deeply respected say something about Christmas that troubled me.  He said that Christmas was really more for children, while...

Mensaje de Navidad de Obispo Cantú

English | Vietnamese Diciembre de 2019 El Misterio Navideño: ‘La Palabra se hizo Carne y puso su Morada entre nosotros.’(Jn 1:14) Una vez escuché a un sacerdote a quien respetaba profundamente decir algo sobre la Navidad que me preocupó. Él dijo que la Navidad era más...