Category : Diocese News

Return to Purple Tier; Indoor Masses Suspended as of Tuesday November 17

Due to a marked increase in COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations, Santa Clara County has returned to the most restrictive Purple Tier.  Under the California Blueprint Tier framework regarding COVID-19, indoor worship is no longer allowed in the Purple Tier in support of the common good. Under the Cou

New President Announced for Archbishop Mitty High School in San Jose

Read the Bishop’s Statement on the announcement [November 10, 2020 – San Jose, CA] The Most Reverend Oscar Cantú of the Diocese of San Jose and the Board of Regents of Archbishop Mitty High School are pleased to announce that Latanya Nailah Hilton has been named the next President of the school, eff

Catholic Schools Superintendent’s Update on In-Person Reopening

  September 23, 2020 Dear Catholic School Families, This week, the State of California announced that Santa Clara County has remained in Tier 2 (Red) for 14 days. As a result of meeting this metric, the Santa Clara County Public Health Department is now allowing TK-12 schools in our County to o

Diocese of San José Announces new Director of Stewardship & Development

It is with great joy that Bishop Oscar Cantú announces the new Director of Stewardship & Development for the Diocese of San José effective September 14, 2020.  This position will support the Office of the Bishop in his pastoral responsibility for the stewardship of the diocese, work closely and

Prayer in the Street for Victims of Violence

By Leland Campbell When we watch the evening news, we are saddened by the violence in our community. We may reflect momentarily, and maybe we say a prayer for that person who was killed, but that is usually as far as it goes. Going to the spot where the victim took their last breath puts a different

Catholic Schools Superintendent Update on Waiver Application

Download update (pdf) September 8, 2020 Dear Catholic School Families, Welcome to the 2020-21 school year! Despite our physical distance, the beginning of our school year has been marked by energy, hope, and solidarity. Thank you for uniting as communities of faith and learning as we walk with one a