From our Pastor, 
Fr. Mark Gazzingan

Please watch our Re-Opening video. In it you will find all the details of how to proceed as we return to live masses. To ensure all of the faithful are accommodated, we will continue our live stream masses as well. Click on the video for Fr Mark's message and instructions. 

All donations to our Parish are greatly appreciated. For your convenience, you may simply scan the bar code to the right, which will take you directly to our online giving site.

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Resumption of Public Indoor Masses

Please note that parish Mass schedules have changed to accommodate cleaning. Anyone attending indoor Mass should make reservations online or contact the Parish Office.

 

To continue to protect the most vulnerable among us, the dispensation from the obligation to attend Sunday Mass is still in effect. We must all remain vigilant against the coronavirus pandemic and practice all the safety precautions to which we have become accustomed for the sake of the most vulnerable among us.

We will follow the directives of the Santa Clara County Public Health Officer, who at this time is permitting indoor worship in groups no larger than 100 persons for our parish, beginning Wednesday, October 14, 2020.

Reservations Are Required for Mass Attendance --

No Walk-Ins Allowed. Please arrive 15 minutes before mass. Doors of the church will be locked when mass begins.

  Join Us For Streaming Mass 

on Zoom and Facebook!

How To Stream:

  1. Download Zoom to your device. 

  2. Click on Zoom link (see button below).

  3. In your settings, click "Connect to Audio" so you can hear the feed.

Voting: Forming Consciences for Faithful Citizenship

"We need to participate for the common good. Sometimes we hear: a good Catholic is not interested in politics. This is not true: good Catholics immerse themselves in politics by offering the best of themselves so that the leader can govern." - Pope Francis, 9/16/13

Registration Information

  1. Voter Registration

  1. Vote

    • In-Person Voting
      Polls are open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday, November 3; you do not need to bring an ID. (ID rules may vary for absentee ballots and first-time voters.)

    • Vote-by-Mail/Absentee
      You can vote by mail for any reason. Your ballot request must be received by Tuesday, October 27 and your completed ballot must be postmarked no later than Tuesday, November 3 and received no later than Friday, November 20. The U.S. Postal Service recommends mailing ballots at least a week before Election Day. You can hand-deliver your ballot to drop-off locations or any polling place in your county no later than 8 p.m., Tuesday, November 3.

California’s November 2020 Ballot Propositions

California voters will be asked to vote on 12 statewide ballot measures in the 2020 General Election on November 3, 2020. California Catholic Conference has provided a non-partisan analysis for each proposition with a sampling of the principles of Catholic social teaching to help us in that discernment. The California Catholic Conference has taken positions on two ballot measures, opposing both Proposition 14 and 20.  Click Here to View CCC 2020 Ballot Propositions Analysis

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  1. Click "Register For Formed Here" button

  2. Click Sign-Up

  3. Click "I belong to a Parish or Organization"

  4. Search for St Victor Church San Jose

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Please join us for our first Drive-By Trunk or Treat on Saturday, October 31st from 2:00-2:30 pm. 

 

Please wear a mask and come dressed as Saints, angels or in Christ-centered costumes. Bring a bag for each child to collect treats. Drive through the heavenly gates to the back parking lot of the church. Characters of all kind will hand out celestial treats to children.

Our parish will begin an exciting new series of Parenting Sessions

(via Zoom), entitled

“Pass It On, Equipping Kids for the Journey of Faith”. Registration for the first 3 sessions is available now (more to come, including a special Family Advent Retreat).

 

Session 1, Learning in the Family, will be held on Thursday, October 8.

Session 2, Love in the Family, will be held on Thursday, October 22.

Session 3, Cell Phones and Social Media, will be held on Thursday, November 5.

Sessions are from 7:00 – 8:30 pm. 

 

Each year the Society of St. Vincent de Paul's St. Victor's Conference raises funds for our parish's Christmas Giving Tree. In the past, our parishioners have provided gifts for our neighbors in need and we then organize, wrap and distribute those gifts. But this year, due to Covid, we had to change our process. So rather than gifts, we are asking for monetary donations to this fund so we can purchase gift cards for each member of our families. Our desire is to continue our tradition of providing needy families with a little something to open at Christmas. Since 1946 The Society of St Vincent de Paul has been helping the needy of Santa Clara County. We help anyone and everyone regardless of race, creed, religion or  sexual orientation. All proceeds donated will be used exclusively to directly provide to the needy and all donations are tax deductible. Help us help others during this Christmas season!

Shared Scripture Classes via Zoom!

After 6 months of furlough, we are excited to resume our Shared Scripture Program.

Join us from the comfort of your home as we present the study, "Evangelization and the Acts of the Apostles" by way of online (Zoom) meetings.  Classes offered on Sundays at 10:00 am beginning September 13, Tuesdays at 9:00 am beginning September 15, and Wednesdays at 7:00 pm beginning September 16.

How Do I Register For Class?

Click the "Register Here" button below. In the contact box on the registration page, enter your choice of class in the memo section and provide your contact information. Click "Send" when complete.

How Do I Receive the Study  Materials?

The Study Guide and supplemental materials can be picked up at the Parish Office. Office hours are M-F from 10:00 am - 3:00 pm.

$27 donation for class materials if you have the means.

How Do I Use Zoom?

  1. Download Zoom to your device (any device that is connected to the internet). You will want to use a device that has a camera and microphone so you can participate in the class video and discussions.

  2. Find your Session in the boxes to the left. Click the link provided for the class you wish to join          (ex: https://dsj.zoom...).

  3. Click "Open Zoom Meeting" at the prompt.

  4. Click "Join with Computer Audio" so you can hear the feed.

  5. A class host will then facilitate the Zoom meeting.

RCIA (Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults)

Mid-July 2020: 

7 adults (who have been in our RCIA process for a year), became fully initiated. In addition, 3 adults received their sacrament of Confirmation. Congratulations to all!

Baptized, Confirmed and Received First Communion:

Felix Choi

John Lorang

Michelle Lorang

Diana Pham

Kevin Pham

Confirmed and Received First Communion:

Veronica Contreras

Matthew Del Rosario

Confirmed:

Oscar Jimenez

Jeffery Kennedy

Nicole Trabulsi

Parish Food Pantry

 Volunteers of our 

St. Victor’s Parish Food Pantry distribute food and produce to the needy.

 

There is a scheduled food distribution every Tuesday, held at the back parking lot of the church from

10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Pregnant and Need Help?

  The Gabriel Project

This project coordinates local help for pregnant women in need through a 24/7 call center (408) 214-2324. Local volunteers at St Victor are needed to help these neighbors of ours, and/or spread the news about the help number. For more information or to volunteer go to: 

        http://www.gabrielprojectsj.org/

                                  

                          Real Options Pregnancy Medical Clinics                               

http://www.realoptions.net/

  

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