DIOCESAN SYNOD 2023

As we prepare for our Diocesan Synod 2023, Bishop Cantu has asked that all Catholics in the diocese to join in praying for the success of our diocesan synod and for the growth and deepening of the Catholic faith in our diocese.

Our 50th Jubilee of the Diocese of San Jose in 2031 happily coincides with the 500th anniversary of Mary’s appearance and message to St. Juan Diego, which set in motion an unimaginable, unforeseen, dynamic evangelization of the Americas where previously response to the Gospel message had been rather limited. Through her presence, message, and intercession, the Gospel message spread deeply and broadly.

Through the intercession of Our Lady of Guadalupe, let us ask the Lord to guide us and to accompany us, to give us renewed strength and determination in facing the challenges ahead as we proclaim and live the Gospel.

PILLARS OF THE DIOCESE SYNOD

The following four pillars, the four marks of the Church, will guide our consultation, discernment and planning process.

ONE

ONE

To embrace and tangibly demonstrate the unity of our Church across the entire Diocese

UNA

Para adoptary demostrar concretamentela unidadde nuestra Iglesia en toda la Diócesis.

MỘT GIÁO HỘI

Duy trìvàthểhiện khéo léo sựhiệp nhất của Giáo Hội trong cảGiáo phận.

HOLY

HOLY

To inspire and form the faithful in becoming disciples of Jesus Christ

SANTA

Para inspirar y formar a los fieles aque se conviertan en discípulos de Jesucristo.

THÁNH THIỆN

Đểthúc đẩy vàđào tạo người giáo dân trởthành môn đệChúa Giê-su Ki-tô.

CATHOLIC

CATHOLIC

To increase the faithful’s encounter of Santa Clara County’s unique diversity, and to leverage such diversity (ethnic, age, social-economic, etc.) to enrich our local Church

CATÓLICA

Para aumentar el encuentro de los fieles con la diversidad única del Condado de Santa Clara y aprovechar dicha diversidad (étnico, de edad, socioeconómico, etc.) para enriquecer nuestra Iglesia local.

CÔNG GIÁO

Đểgia tăng sựhiều biết vàcảm nhận tính cách đa dạng/đa văn hóa của Quận hạt Santa Clara vàdùng tích cách đa dạng/đa văn hóa này (sắc tộc, tuổi tác, hoàn cảnh kinh tếvàxãhội) đểlàm cho Giáo Hội thêm phong phúởđịa phương vàkhắp nơi.

APOSTOLIC

APOSTOLIC

To become primarily outward-looking in order to evangelize individuals, families and our culture.

APOSTÓLICA

Para ante todo tener la mirada hacia afuera para evangelizar a las personas, las familias,y a nuestra cultura.

TÔNG TRUYỀN

Đểcho các sinh hoạt mục vụcủa chúng ta hướng ra bên ngoài ngõhầu cóthểtruyền báTin mừng cho mọi người vàmọi gia đình cũng nhưmọi sắc dân.

SYNOD RESOURCES

Pastoral Letters and Articles

Messages from Bishop Cantu and others about the Diocesan Synod

Bishop Cantú’s letter on Renewing our Mission as One, Holy, Catholic, Apostolic Church. Download Bishop’s Statement English | Spanish | Vietnamese

Videos about the Synod

Watch Bishop Cantú and others talk about how the upcoming synod will impact Catholics in our diocese.

Synod Survey

[Coming at the end of September] An opportunity for all to give voice into this process.

Frequently Asked Questions

Learn about the synod process and what it means for Catholics in the diocese.

Frequently Asked Questions Diocesan Synod 2023
Diez Preguntas Frecuentes Sobre el Sínodo Diocesano de 2023
Muời Câu Hỏi Thường Được Đặt Ra về Công Nghị năm 2023 của Giáo Phận

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