The blessing of the Advent season is upon us and soon it will be Christmas! St. Mary of the Immaculate Conception is grateful for your continued generosity. The season of giving is the perfect time to set up a one-time or recurring gift to benefit our mission. Donate online by visiting stmaryslg.org/donate. It’s quick, easy, and secure! More information is available for other ways to give ...
Recent revelations of the horrific and heartbreaking crime of the sexual abuse of minors by priests – and the systematic cover-up by bishops – have fueled a crisis, unprecedented in modern times, in the Catholic Church. There is a need for reform; there is a need for transparency in the way the Church responds to allegations of the sexual abuse of minors and vulnerable adults, even as we continue our efforts of preventing abuse and fostering a safe environment for all. Together, we will chart a path forward for the Diocese of San Jose to provide a public accounting of what has already happened and to review and strengthen our efforts to protect minors and vulnerable adults. Here are the initial steps we are undertaking ...:
Recent news of abuse and misconduct in Pennsylvania, Washington, D.C., and other places in the world has shaken our local community and eroded trust in the Church and its leadership. These events are horrific. We must review and, if necessary, renew our efforts to heal all victims and others affected by these crimes and sins, bring perpetrators to justice and preclude further abuse.
On Sunday, Aug. 19th, Bishop Eusebius spoke about his diocese. The diocese of Parassala is purely a mission diocese, in the sense that all the faithful of the diocese embraced the Catholic faith in the past couple of decades from other religions as the result of the effective work of evangelization by many committed priests, sisters and lay faithful.
This year our parish will again be participating in CRS Rice Bowl. Join our parish community—and nearly 14,000 Catholic communities across the United States— in a life-changing journey of encounter with CRS Rice Bowl.
The Los Gatos Interfaith Group is organizing a service opportunity to gather needed items for our Refugee Resettlement Drive on Sunday, February 11, 2018. Through Jewish Family Services and Catholic Charities we are helping refugees get settled and assimilated into our community.