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To save a thousand souls
Deacon David Mees ordained to the priesthood June 15: “The purpose of a priest is to bring Jesus to the people, and the people to Jesus. It’s as simple as… Read More
Reclaiming June for the Sacred Heart of Jesus
“Behold the heart which has so loved men that it has spared nothing, even to exhausting and consuming itself, in order to testify its love. … I promise you that… Read More
Relics of St. Jude to visit Archdiocese of San Francisco
The arm of Saint Jude Thaddeus, venerated in Rome from ancient times, is currently on pilgrimage in the United States, making stops in more than 100 cities. The relics will… Read More
Young Catholic Abolitionist
Epiphany School student recognized for poignant poem on the “silent struggle” of human trafficking victims
New chapel rededicated at Vallombrosa Retreat Center
On May 10, Archbishop Cordileone rededicated a chapel in the mansion on the property of Vallombrosa Retreat Center in Menlo Park. The new chapel brings together history from different parts… Read More
St. Raymond Parish celebrates three parish “Golden Girls” at age 100
Rini Stefani, Mary Ann Robbiano, and Marion Moreno seem to back up research that suggests faith, family, and friendship are keys to longevity. All three longtime St. Raymond parishioners —… Read More
“Were not our hearts burning within us…?”
Thousands join in launch of National Eucharistic Pilgrimage in San Francisco.
Photos from the National Eucharistic Pilgrimage through the Archdiocese of San Francisco
View pictures from the National Eucharistic Pilgrimage in the Archdiocese of San Francisco!

Latest from Archbishop Salvatore J. Cordileone

Letters, statements, articles, and memos

“The Shepherd Doesn’t Run at the First Sign of Danger”
Homily for Mass of Ordination to the Priesthood, June 15, 2024; St. Mary’s Cathedral
Fidelity to the Sacred Heart, Marriage, and Family
Column for the 2024 June issue of Catholic San Francisco magazine
“The Universal Language of the Fruit of the Holy Spirit”
Homily for Eucharistic Revival to Begin Procession with the Blessed Sacrament to the National Eucharistic Congress in Indianapolis.
California’s Eucharistic pilgrimage route aiming for ‘epic’ launch
Before the Sacramento portion, the pilgrimage will kick off in San Francisco with a May 19 bilingual Pentecost Sunday Mass at the Cathedral of St. Mary of the Assumption celebrated… Read More
“Living the Double Commandment to be Formed More Perfectly into the Image of Christ”
Homily for the Respect Life Essay Contest Mass, St. Mary’s Cathedral
A sign of contradiction
Archbishop Cordileone’s column for the 2024 Lent/Easter issue of Catholic San Francisco magazine.

Latest events from around the Archdiocese

Jun 21
Retreat with Immaculée Ilibagiza
We are overjoyed to host Immaculée Ilibagiza to lead a retreat at St. Dominic’s for an evening and one full day. Immaculée grew up in a small, rural village in… Read More
Jun 22
The arm of St. Jude the Apostle at St. Pius X Catholic Church in Redwood City
One of the Church’s most beloved saints, Saint Jude is the one to whom people turn when they are desperate and have tried everything else. When things seem lost or… Read More
Jun 29
Healing and Empowerment Retreat: Discovering Your Strengths
Formerly Incarcerated Life Sponsored By Mercy Center and The Archdiocese Of San Francisco Restorative Justice Ministry Free Retreat Breakfast and Lunch Saturday, June 29, 2024, from 8:00 am to- 3:30pm… Read More
Aug 05
Silent Ignatian Retreat
What is an Ignatian Retreat? An Ignatian Retreat was conceived by Ignatius of Loyola., the founder of the Society of Jesus. Many people find this type of retreat very accessible… Read More
Nov 01
Life-Giving Wounds Retreat
November 1-3, 2024   A Retreat For Adult Children of Divorced/Separated Parents Dealing with our parents’ divorce is not easy but confronting this wound with faith can allow us to… Read More

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Online School Of Pastoral Ministry

The Harmony of Modern Science and the Catholic Faith

With Stephen Barr, Ph.D.

CLASSES START: May 28, 2024, 07:00 PM to 8:30 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada)

A considerable amount of public debate and media print has been devoted to the “war between science and religion”. In this online course, Professor Stephen M. Barr will try demonstrates that what is really at war with religion is not science itself, but a philosophy called scientific materialism.

Written in clear language, Professor Barr’s will try to explain modern physics without oversimplification. Using the insights of modern physics, he will try to reveals that modern scientific discoveries and religious faith are deeply consonant. Anyone with an interest in science and religion will find Modern Physics and Ancient Faith invaluable relationship.