Posts Categorized: Parish News

Catholic Night at Petco!

Join Bishop McElroy, Auxiliary Bishop Dolan, Fr. Pat, Staff, and other St. Joseph Cathedral friends at this year’s Catholic Night at Petco Park Friday, August 18th! We bought a few extra tickets if you want to sit with us. We only have a limited amount so please contact the parish office ASAP. If we do… Read more »

Happy 4th of July!

On behalf of Fr. Pat and staff of St. Joseph Cathedral, we want to greet you all a blessed, happy, and safe 4th of July holiday! The Parish Office will be open on Monday, July 3rd with regular Mass times. On Tuesday, July 4th, we will be closed and will only have one Mass at… Read more »

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 »