San Jose bishop plans ‘town hall’ with young adults

All young adults in the Diocese are invited to a Summer Discussion Night, featuring Bishop Patrick McGrath at St. Martin of Tours church. Bishop McGrath has graciously offered to make himself available for an evening to listen to ideas and

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2017-07-28T13:19:33-07:00July 28th, 2017|Categories: California Diocese News|Tags: , |18 Comments

San Jose Catholic church publicizes employee’s gay marriage on parish website

A parish in the San Jose diocese in California is openly employing a gay married man, who is an active member of the parish council. Saint Clare parish in Santa Clara has posted on its parish website brief biographies of

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“We will not refuse sacraments or Christian Burial to anyone who requests them in good faith”

A California bishop has written a letter instructing clergy and religious in the diocese to be compassionate and inclusive when it comes to pastoral care, a direct repudiation of last month’s alienating directives from an Illinois bishop. Bishop Patrick McGrath

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2017-07-03T03:42:16-07:00July 3rd, 2017|Categories: California Diocese News|Tags: , |63 Comments