Cathedral Basilica of St. Joseph

San Jose, California

Cornerstone laid March 19, 1876

The first St. Joseph Church was built to serve Pueblo San Jose, which was the secular community attached to Mission Santa Clara. The present structure, the fifth to serve its congregation, was dedicated in 1877, became the cathedral of San Jose in 1990, and was made a basilica in 1997.


Cathedral of St. Joseph history


M. Pierce, San Jose and Its Cathedral