Posts Categorized: Parish News

Thank You, Sr. Ruth!

Please join us this Sunday in offering thanksgiving to God for a beautiful friend, Sr. Ruth. For years, Sr. Ruth has been with us and has served many people. There is no doubt that she has touched many hearts! She will be retiring and leaving us but that does not discount any of the many… Read more »

Father’s Day Novena

We just finished our novenas for our Moms and it’s just about time to start thinking about our Dads! Often times, our Dads get lost in the shadows. They don’t get the same recognition that Moms do. But, like our patron St. Joseph, there are many men out there who, don’t do it for the recognition…. Read more »

Good Shepherd Sunday

This week, we celebrate Good Shepherd Sunday. The image of Jesus as a shepherd is commonly depicted in art.Young man with medium to long hair, sheep around him perhaps one over his shoulder, a staff. But what is the difference between an image of Jesus the Good Shepherd and another person as a regular shepherd? What makes… Read more »

Happy Feast of St. Joseph the Worker!

Today, we celebrate the Feast of St. Joseph the Worker. Patient and hard-working St. Joseph, you provided for your family by the sweat of your brow. You built a home where Mary and Jesus were kept safe in your protection. You sacrificed time and labor to make sure the Holy Family lived in comfort. You… Read more »

Our New Vestibule Doors

Have you noticed a little more light in the Cathedral? Perhaps it’s the new glass doors we had installed last week! We love them and think they bring a significant amount of light back to the interior of the Cathedral. This is all part of our ongoing restoration here at the Cathedral. How do you like… Read more »

Why Do We Need the Catholic Church?

“Why bother coming to church if I can feel close to God on the beach?” A basic question like this deserves an honest answer. Msgr. Charles Pope, currently a dean and pastor in the Archdiocese of Washington, DC, addresses the issue during a five minute interview on EWTN. Interested in reading more from Msgr. Pope?  Check out his frequent… Read more »

Christ is Risen…. Happy Easter! Alleluia!

On behalf of Fr. Pat, Fr. Michael, Fr. Pedro, and all the staff at St. Joseph Cathedral, we want to wish you a very blessed Easter! Our Lord has conquered death and He offers us new life… let us truly celebrate it with great joy! Our Mass times for Easter Sunday are the same as normal… Read more »

HOLY WEEK SCHEDULE

As we draw a close to our Lenten journey, we look towards Holy Week and Easter. The schedule is as follows Palm Sunday: Regular Weekend Mass Times Monday-Wednesday: Regular Weekday Mass Times Holy Thursday: 7:00 pm Mass of the Lord’s Supper –Celebrant: Bishop Robert McElroy Good Friday: 12 noon Stations; 3 pm Passion & Communion Service (Bishop McElroy);… Read more »

HELP NEEDED for HOLY WEEK

Holy Week, the Triduum, and Easter Sunday are some of the most beautiful days in the Liturgical Year. A lot of preparation is needed to enhance the natural beauty of each celebration and we need your help! If you are available to help us, please contact Sandra Alonso (sandra@sdcathedral.org) or Dorinamae Cueva (dorinamae@sdcathedral.org)  ASAP. Please… Read more »