News and Updates

June 5, 2020 – Beginning Monday, June 15, 2020, parishes and chapels may resume public worship outdoors in groups no larger than 25 persons.  Full Statement:  English | Spanish | Vietnamese 

May 26, 2020 – Update on Resuming Public Masses in the Diocese of San José  English | Spanish | Vietnamese

May 8, 2020 – Bishop Cantú provides a Coronavirus update on the planning underway.  English | Spanish | Vietnamese 

March 13, 2020 – All parishes, missions, and chapels in the Diocese of San José suspend all public Masses beginning Saturday, March 14, until further notice. Baptisms, weddings, and funerals may be celebrated but should be limited to immediate family. Faith Formation classes also should be suspended until further notice. All parish gatherings are being suspended until further notice. Bishop Cantú issued a dispensation from the obligation to attend Mass during this time for all Catholics in the Diocese of San José. more.

July 17, 2020 – Catholic Charities Volunteer Opportunity Information. As our economy opens up, many of our current volunteers are returning to work and thus, we will need new volunteers. Each food distribution sites requires at least 40 volunteers to run efficiently and safely with current social distancing protocols. Unprecedented numbers of people will need help signing up for public assistance and support in these next few months. While our food distribution relief work requires you to help “in-person”, much of our recovery work can be done from the safety and comfort of home! New locations and schedule.


View Bishop Oscar Cantú video messages regarding the Coronavirus

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Health and Safety Information

Here is official information and guidance on the Coronavirus outbreak from public health departments.