Volume 33, Number 2 • September 9, 2014

E-edition

Sunday, September 21, 2014
News 
Sections 
E-editions 
 Keywords:
one or more words required
all words required
forced & ordered phrase
Multi forced & ordered phrase
words with exceptions
Help
 
 Issue date:
Date Format: dd-mm-yyyy

   
Diocese of San Jose to join Interfaith Community Blood Drive
Posting Date: 05-15-2012
Catholic Blood Drive locations, dates
St. Martin of Tours, San Jose Mon., July 2 1-6 pm
St. Mary, Los Gatos Tue., July 3 10 am - 4 pm
Most Holy Trinity, San Jose Fri., July 6 8 am - 2 pm
St. Clare, Santa Clara Tue., July 17 10 am - 3 pm
Holy Spirit, San Jose Wed., July 25 1
- 6 pm
St. Catherine, Morgan Hill Mon., July 30 1 - 6 pm








Parishioners across the Diocese of San Jose will give blood at one of six parish collection sites during the Interfaith Community Blood Drive.
The DSJ, together with the Diocese of Oakland and a number of faith communities will take part.
This is the second year of the Interfaith Community Blood Drive. It comes on the heels of a collaboration between the Diocese of Oakland and the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints last summer.
That drive collected an unprecedented 1,700 units.
With growing interest and additional participation this year, the goal has increased to between 7,000 – 7,500 units. A single pint of blood can save as many as three lives.
Locally, it is hoped that the parish blood drive sites, with the help of their neighboring parishes, will each collect 100 units of blood.
Historically, the blood supply is at its lowest in the summer.


To give blood, donors must
:


• Be at least 17 years old (there is no upper age limit).
• Weigh at least 110 pounds and be in good general health.
• Have photo identification, such as a driver’s license.
• They also cannot have given blood in the last 56 days (eight weeks).
• Linda Tully is Chancellor of the Diocese of San Jose and is coordinating the blood drive effort in the diocese.


Make an appointment to give blood...
Call 1-800-RED CROSS or 1 (800) 733-2767 and mention the Interfaith Community Blood Drive,
or visit www.redcrossblood.org/make-donation-sponsor,
and type in the sponsor code “InterfaithCommunity” (one word)
to find the nearest blood drive location.

 
- The Valley Catholic

 
Name  
Email  
Opinion (20 Characters)  
Publish My Opinion    
 
CAPTCHA Image
Reload Image
 
 
09-09-2014 - Lupita Vital receives award at Instituto Hispano
09-09-2014 - Is a Donor Advised Fund right for you?
09-09-2014 - Official appointments… [9-9-14]
09-09-2014 - Diocese of San Jose sponsors prayer event for victims of violence
09-09-2014 - Fall 40 Days for Life Campaign starts Sept. 15
09-09-2014 - Catholic Charities announces retirement of Chief Development Officer Magi Young
09-09-2014 - Religious Life to be workshop topic at Faith Formation Conference
Highlights
Sections - Columns
Making bad situations worse in the Middle East

News - Nation/World
Faith, prayer sources of strength for slain U.S. journalist, his family

Iraq’s persecuted Christians are true, bold witnesses of Christ

Special collection for refugees in Mideast countries

News - In The Church
Pope Francis’ one-day trip expected to give Albanians hope, healing

Archbishop Sheen’s sainthood cause suspended indefinitely

Sections - Spanish News
Honran y reconocen a Lupita Vital otorgándole el premio Fr. Allan Figueroa Deck en el Instituto Hispano Jesuita de Teología en Berkeley, CA

Alumnos graduados en julio pasado del Instituto Hispano

Sections - Catholic Schools
Saint Francis High faculty & staff serve

Implementing Common Core curriculum in DSJ Catholic elementary schools

Bishop Patrick J. McGrath welcomes 2014-2015 School Year

A note from the Superintendent

Catholic school staffs in DSJ gather for annual Convocation, Mass

St. Katharine Drexel Initiative continues collaboration with SCU on Blended Learning

DSJ schools granted accreditation by WCEA/WASC

Sections - Young Adults
St. Leo Church youth event, Sept. 19

News - In The Diocese
Diocese of San Jose sponsors prayer event for victims of violence

Fall 40 Days for Life Campaign starts Sept. 15

Catholic Charities announces retirement of Chief Development Officer Magi Young

Lupita Vital receives award at Instituto Hispano

Sections - Art & Life
MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Calvary’

Sections - Marriage Minute
9-9-14: Seven days of marriage wisdom