Welcome to Spring!
Greetings of the Easter Season! I thought I would send you these flowers - as least in a picture. They are in front of my house and I'm amazed that they grow in spite of my "yellow thumb!"
As usual, there are a lot of things happening in our diocese and our community. I hope you will take a few moments to review some of the articles below and plan to participate.
In this issue...
- "Faithful Citizenship" - New Document on Catholics and Voting
- Catholic Lobby Day - April 22, 2008
- Diocese of San Jose Joins with CCC on New Legislative Network
- Just Faith - New Opportunities
- World Refugee Day - June 20, 2008
- Earth Day 2008 - April 22
- "Ripe for Change" - Sunnyvale Presbyterian, April 12, 2008
- Islam 101 - St. Lawrence Parish, May 5, 2008
- Deanery 2 - Annual Peace Mass on May 7
- Deanery 5 - Social Justice Speaker Series Begins on May 5, 2008
- "A Catholic Guide to Critical End of Life Decisions" Available in Parishes
- Faith Formation Conference 2008 Scheduled for November 21-22
- Immigration Course to be Offered at ILM in the Fall
- "Beatitude Mass" Choral Presentation at Santa Clara University to Benefit Homeless Organizations - April 19, 2008
- Mission Groups Assigned to Parishes for Summer Appeal
- "Martyr of the Amazon: The Life of Sister Dorothy Stang" - April 27, 2008
- Social Encyclical Anticipated this Summer
- Irish Summer Institute 2008 - August 18-31