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Are you interested in showing visitors our treasured Cathedral Basilica of Saint Joseph? 10/4


Do you know that your Cathedral is a national historic landmark?

Volunteer to become a Cathedral docent. You are invited to learn all about it during a special orientation for prospective docents on Wednesday, October 4, 2017.

The orientation begins at 1:00PM and will last approximately one and a half hours. We will gather in the Conference Room on the 2nd floor of the parish office building. The address is: 80 South Market Street in San Jose, next door to the Cathedral.

We ask that you kindly R.S.V.P to Nina Tranchina at 408-283-8100, extension 2210 or email by Friday, September 29. Please note that docents are not required to be parishioners of the Cathedral Basilica Parish. Everyone is welcome and we encourage taking the Light Rail to downtown!

Religious Education

Welcome back to a new school year 2017-2018 of Religious Ed Faith Formation for your children!

Registration forms for all grade level classes are ready and can be found in the church vestibule, the parish front office and in the Rel Ed office.

Classes K-12 begin on Wednesday, October 4th at 5:00pm to 6:15pm in the church for “Welcome Back to School Night”.

Opening prayer with Fr. Michael, Pastor and announcements by Mrs. Schenck. The teachers will take their students to their classrooms, and all parents are highly encouraged to stay and get to meet one another by name on their first day. The fee for classes is $125. per Family, kindly attach your check to the registration when you turn it in to the REL ED Office mailbox. Once a person is signed up for class the Sacrament registration will be distributed. The calendars are ready and will be distributed on October 4th at the orientation. The required attendance at the mandated annual safe environment class will be on January 10, 2018.

Every year the topic is different and parents, students and teachers will sign in at the church for this valuable class. We look forward to partnering with you to share the Catholic faith, Catholic Traditions, and the Sacraments with your family. Questions? please email

Thank you. Blessings, Mrs. Schenck

Fiesta Weekend, Oct 6-8

Fiesta 2017 (View Website)

October 6, 7 and 8th

Fiesta 2017 is Almost Here!

Be on the lookout for your Fiesta packets in the mail or coming home next week to school families.  Our Fiesta Director Mike Livingston and his crew have been stuffing hundreds of envelopes full of information for this event. (Thankyou Pam, Sylvia and Donna!) Please note Raffle Tickets will be sold after church each week and will not be mailed home. This week’s flyer will also have the link so everyone can sign up to volunteer to work in the Food Booths during Fiesta Weekend.  Please take a look and see where you can help out!  This is our biggest community event of the year!

Important: Any person volunteering at Fiesta must fill out a waiver and return it to the school or parish office



The Parish and School of St. Frances Cabrini would like to invite you and your family to attend a weekend of fun activities, exciting raffles, wonderful entertainment and delicious food.

To Download flyer, please click here: Fiesta Flyer

Important: Any person volunteering at Fiesta must fill out a waiver and return it to the school or parish office

Ride on Over to The ICF Western Shindig October 14


Join the Italian Catholic Federation Branch 191 in Essig Hall October 14 for a Western Shindig and Wine Tasting.

The schedule is as follows:
6:00 PM – 7:00 PM Wine Tasting
7:15 PM Dinner Is Served

Tri -tip, vegetables, salad, baked beans, rolls, coffee and dessert

Dancing after dinner. Learn how to Line Dance.
Music by Gino Popolizio

No Host Bar (Corkage Fee $10)
Door Prizes and Raffle

Donation $35/person
Send to Debbie Piro c/o Parish Office

Deadline for reservations is October 6, 2017
Tickets picked up at the door.

Please indicate if you wish to be seated with others who are attending when making your reservation.

Western Dance Flyer: Download here

2017 Western Dance Flyer_01

Volunteer Training for Detention Ministry, 10/28


Volunteer Training for Detention Ministry October 28 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am

This training will be primarily for brand new volunteers. You are needed to direct prayer services and bible studies and possibly to accompany individual inmates through the RCIA process.

If you think you are interested in serving incarcerated persons and would like further information, please contact Sister Maryann Cantlon at (408) 983-0131 or at