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Minister of Parish Life – When a Lay Person Acts As Pastor

As one consequence of the ongoing shortage of priests, we are seeing the emergency of more lay leadership at the parish level.  When the role of pastor cannot be held by a priest, the job title is changed to “Minster … Continue reading

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Beautifully Restored Stained Glass Windows at St. Mary’s in Los Gatos

Some Silicon Valley Roman Catholic parish communities enjoy really beautiful stained glass windows, while some with newer construction, (I think unfortunately) do not.  My own parish, St. Mary of the Immaculate Conception in Los Gatos, recently cleaned and restored its … Continue reading

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St Joseph of Cupertino, Patron of Test Takers & Students

Anyone living in Silicon Valley is aware that schools in the city of Cupertino are top scoring in the state. Students there perform exceedingly well on the state’s all-important API tests and have a very high success rate with getting … Continue reading

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