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Here are the men of the  graduating Class of 2013. 

We celebrated their success and dedication to serving the Lord, at a ceremony last Friday night.

Now, ordination ceremonies have begun for these soon to be priests who will serve in California, the Western United States and Guam.

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This photo, taken at last night's spectacular Mass and banquet/fundraiser sponsored by our generous Vietnamese community, shows that it was truly a family affair.

The Mass was celebrated by San Jose Auxiliary Bishop Tom Daly. The overall event was inspired by Fr. (Cha) Vincent Doan Bui, our Dean of Student Affairs and a spiritual leader to the Vietnamese Catholic community and indeed to us all.

Behind the scenes was our benefactress Trina Phan Vu--who coordinated many details including the sumptuous meal and magnificent flowers.

We don't have a total yet for the amount of money raised, but we received four generous gifts dedicated to the purchase of four digital blackboards--a.k.a. smartboards.

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Father Mark Catalana (July 15 1963-May 2, 2013), a graduate of SPSU and the vocations director for DSJ for many of our SJ seminarians died in the morning, May 2, 2013, of an apparent heart attack, following his recent surgery for injuries sustained in an accident.

Mark Michael Catalana was born in San Jose on July 15, 1963, one of six children of Frank (deceased) and Wanda Catalana.

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