Department of Communication

The Department of Communication facilitates the sharing of the Gospel in the Archdiocese of San Francisco.  Media relations, internal communication, the Catholic San Francisco newspaper, the website and social media are managed through this office in an effort to share the Archbishop's and Archdiocese's vision with Catholics and non-Catholics throughout the Bay Area.

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Mike Brown, Director
Media Inquiries; General Communication
415-614-5636 - Office
650-387-1160 - Cell

Jan Potts, Assistant Director
Website, Social Media, Internal Communication
415-614-5638 - Office

J. A. Gray, Communication Manager
415-614-5632 - Office
415-757-9029 - Cell


Social Media

Facebook   |   Twitter   |   YouTube

Chancery Newsletter, The Bridge

           SPECIAL EDITION for Consecration of Archdiocese
           to the Immaculate Heart  -  published August 24, 2017

Current Issue of The Bridge  -  October 9, 2017
Submission Guidelines
Archived Issues:
    October 2, 2017
    September 25, 2017
    September 18, 2017

MOSAIC   Television Show

             View archived videotapes of the monthly MOSAIC broadcast

Mi Familia en Cristo Spanish Radio

Information on this weekly Catholic radio program in Spanish produced by Julio Escobar of the Archdiocese of San Francisco Office of Restorative Justice.

Video History: The First 150 Years

               A 30-minute video celebrating the
               archdiocese's 150th anniversary (1853 - 2003)

Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone, Publisher
Mike Brown, Associate Publisher

Editor Catholic San Francisco

Rick DelVecchio
Editor / Executive Editor / General Manager
415-614-5647 | fax (415) 614-5633


Valerie Schmalz, Assistant Editor

Tom Burke, On the Street/Calendar

Christina Gray, Reporter


Joseph Peña, Advertising Director
415-614-5642 | fax 415-614-5641

Mary Podesta, Account Representative

Chandra Kirtman Advertising and Circulation Coordinator
415-614-5640 or 800-563-0008


Karessa McCartney-Kavanaugh, Manager
Joel Carrico, Assistant

For CALENDAR:  Email your item at east 12 days in advance of the publication date. Please provide a phone number for verification. 

Catholic San Francisco Newspaper website

Catholic San Francisco Online Paper

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How to reach us:

Street and Postal Address:
Catholic San Francisco
One Peter Yorke Way 
San Francisco, CA 94109 

415-614-5639 | Fax 415-614-5641

Editor: 415-614-5647
Advertising: 415-614-5642
Circulation: 415-614-5639
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