“Un-American, un-Christian and inhumane”

The following comes from Bishop McGrath’s “Message on Separated Families”:

 Dear Brothers and Sisters, We are hundreds of miles from the border, yet what has happened along the US-Mexico border over the past few weeks has a direct impact on

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2018-06-19T10:38:19-07:00June 19th, 2018|Categories: Immigration|Tags: , , |45 Comments

San Jose bishop issues statement on Charlottesville fracas

Tolerance is one of founding principles of the United States.  It is enshrined in the Declaration of Independence, which declared: “We hold these truths to be self-evident: that all men are created equal; that they are endowed by their Creator with

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2017-08-17T10:36:14-07:00August 17th, 2017|Categories: Bishops and church leaders|Tags: , , , |31 Comments

San Jose diocese won’t send seminarians to St. Patrick’s anymore

In a brief letter to priests of the San Jose diocese dated Feb. 10, Bishop Patrick McGrath announced that he had "decided to transfer current seminarians and send our future seminarians to the University of Saint Mary of the Lake

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