Office of Family Life & Spirituality

Upcoming Events

Wedding Anniversary 2022


Date: February 19, 2022
Time: 10:00 am
 – 11:00 am

Couples celebrating their Wedding Anniversaries (1st – 5th, 25th, 40th, 50th, and greater) this year are invited to attend the celebration mass at the Cathedral Basilica of Saint Joseph in downtown San José.

The couples will renew their wedding vow and receive a blessing at the celebration by the Bishop. Wedding Anniversary certificates will be made for those attending (virtual and in-person) and mailed a few weeks after the celebration.

Please limit your party to 5 persons.

Please follow COVID protocol. 

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SUPPORTING THE DOMESTIC
CHURCH DURING COVID19

MARRIAGE PREPARATION PROCESS

NFP (Natural Family Planning)

MINISTRY TO THE ELDERLY

PORNOGRAPHY & SEX ADDICTION

SEX EDUCATION

LAYETTE PROGRAM

MARRIAGE & FAMILY COUNSELING

DIVORCE MINISTRY

Vision

Embracing Pope Francis apostolic exhortation Amoris Laetitia “The Joy of Love,” The Office of Family Life and Spirituality envisions developing ministry by acknowledge the reality of complexity of family life today.  The Diocesan Office of Family Life and Spirituality supports families to live out their call as the “Domestic Church” by becoming: The place of encounter with Jesus that fosters discipleship and ongoing spiritual growth.

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La Visión de la Oficina de Vida Familiar está en dedicarse a abrazar la complejidad de las Familias en la actualidad. La Oficina Diocesana de Vida Familiar y Espiritualidad apoya a las familias a vivir su llamado como la “Iglesia Doméstica” convirtiéndose: En el lugar de encuentro con Jesús que fomenta el discipulado y el crecimiento espiritual continuo.

Goals

Develop comprehensive pathways that can prepare young adults to enter into a sacramental marriage and live as a “Domestic Church.”Develop a diocesan-wide comprehensive Leadership Formation approach to marriage preparation for Coordinators and engaged couples.Facilitate and/or create diocesan networks which embrace the complexity of family life today such as: newly married couples, single parents, the divorced, those in civil marriages, blended families, families of those with various disabilities, LGBTQ persons and their families, Inter-faith marriages, restorative relationships in family life today.Provide resources for clergy and parish leaders in all aspects of family life.

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Desarrollar vías integrales que puedan preparar a los jóvenes adultos para entrar en un matrimonio sacramental y vivir como una “Iglesia doméstica”.

Desarrollar un enfoque integral de formación diocesano para la preparación matrimonial para las parejas comprometidas.

Facilitar y / o crear redes diocesanas que abarquen la complejidad de la vida familiar actual, como: parejas recién casadas, padres solteros, divorciados, matrimonios civiles, familias mezcladas, familias con discapacidades diversas, personas LGBTQ y sus familias, relaciones de restauración en la vida familiar de hoy.

Proporcionar recursos para el clero y los líderes de la parroquia en todos los aspectos de la vida familiar.

Contact the Office of Family Life & Spirituality

For assistance contact:

Mary Jewell

Evangelization Coordinator

mary.jewell@dsj.org
408-983-0127

Diana Cuevas Ramos

Evangelization Coordinator

diana.cuevasramos@dsj.org
408-983-0124