Name of Church Five Wounds Portuguese National Church
Address 1375 East Santa Clara Street, San Jose, CA 95116-2343
Phone number (408) 292-2123
Mass times Saturday vigil 5:30 p.m. (Portuguese); Sunday 7:30 a.m. (English); 9 a.m. (English); 10:30 a.m. (Portuguese); 12:30 p.m. (Latin Tridentine); 5:30 p.m.
(English). Weekdays 9 a.m. (English on Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Portuguese on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday). The Latin Tridentine Mass is celebrated by priests of the Institute of Christ the King. The Institute is a traditional society of priests headquartered in Italy with many apostolates in the U.S.
Confessions 5-5:45 p.m. or by appointment
Names of priests Father António Silveira, pastor. Father Silveira, 63, is originally from Portugal. He was a married parishioner of Five Wounds for 36 years. When his wife died, he entered the seminary and was ordained for the Diocese of San Jose in 2013.
Special events Mass in honor of the Sacred Heart, First Fridays, 9 a.m. (English) & 7:30 p.m. (Portuguese); Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament, First Saturdays, after evening Mass until midnight
Special parish groups St. Isabel’s Kitchen
Fellow parishioners This is an English and Portuguese-speaking
community, with some tourists.
Parking Ample parking around the church.
Cry room No.
Additional observations Five Wounds is a beautiful church in the Diocese of San Jose. It was originally built a century ago by Portuguese Catholics, has a Portuguese pastor and still offers many of its Masses in Portuguese. Its architecture is traditional and its artwork ornate; it is a prominent historic church that was designated a historical landmark by the City of San Jose.