Category : Diocese News

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

Institute for Leadership in Ministry: Class of 2020 Graduation

By Anne Grycz On Tuesday evening, August 4, the Institute for Leadership in Ministry’s Class of 2020 gathered with Bishop Oscar Cantú on the lawn at the rear of St. Joseph Cathedral Basilica for their graduation Mass. Due to the coronavirus, their celebration was postponed from early May until this

Diocese of San Jose Announces New Director of Communications

It is with great joy that Bishop Oscar Cantú announces the new Director of Communications for the Diocese of San José effective August 3, 2020. This position will support the Office of the Bishop, serve as the diocesan spokesperson, and directly oversee the Office of Communications, including The Va

Diocese Statement on Presentation High School Investigative Report Findings

Download Statement The Diocese of San José, again, commends the Sisters of Presentation, for providing much needed clarity into the allegations of past sexual abuse and misconduct and the subsequent handling of those situations at Presentation High School, an independent Catholic school in San José.