Tuesday, November 15, 2022
Walk for Life Mass to debut new sacred music highlighting children’s voices

This year’s Walk for Life West Coast Mass will feature something special:  a newly-composed choral setting of the Mass, written to showcase the clear voices of the St. Brigid School… Read More

Thursday, September 15, 2022
Mater Dolorosa windows represent Mary as suffering mother

As the mother of the Redeemer, Mary shared in the suffering of her Son in a unique and unrepeatable way. Throughout her life she live

Tuesday, June 21, 2022
Six movies to see this summer

Aside from the hot sun beating down and a cold glass of lemonade, few images evoke the sweet season of summer better than the dim lights of a movie theater… Read More

Thursday, June 16, 2022
St. Thomas More Church honors religious freedom martyr

Catholic statesman, lawyer and friend and adviser to the king St. Thomas More was a fierce defender of the faith against the Protestant Reformation in Europe.

Friday, May 20, 2022
Cathedral’s multi-faceted choir program

Longtime director of music and cathedral choir director Christoph Tietze arranged a special Jubilee Concert April 3 to commemorate five decades of sacred music at St. Mary’s Cathedral.

Tuesday, May 17, 2022

In a letter to the local church community at Smyrna penned in the year before his death, the early second-century martyr St. Ignatius of Antioch writes, “Wherever the bishop shall… Read More

Saturday, May 14, 2022
Boundless Faith:

Father Arturo Albano’s responsibilities as rector of St. Mary’s Cathedral seem as towering as the holy dwelling for which he was chosen caretaker.

Friday, May 13, 2022
Mary of Nazareth

Luke the Evangelist tells us that young Mary of Nazareth gave her fiat without reserve when she learned from an angelic messenger that God intended to favor her as the… Read More

Thursday, May 12, 2022

Cathedral architect Pietro Belluschi visualized his San Farncisco project as an all-encompassing work of faith, integrating the fine arts and architectural elements to achieve a unifying and uplifting structure of… Read More

Tuesday, May 10, 2022
History: From the ruins

Standing in the charred ruins of the church in which he had recently been installed as the fifth archbishop of San Francisco on the morning of Sept. 8, 1962, Joseph… Read More

Monday, May 09, 2022
History: Council Creation

Looking up into the modern “rafters” of St. Mary’s Cathedral 50 years after it was dedicated, San Francisco Archbishop Salvatore J. Cordileone marveled at the structure designed and constructed by… Read More

Thursday, May 05, 2022

Like many great cathedrals throughout the world, San Francisco’s was built to honor Mary’s unique role in God’s plan for human salvation. Her model of discipleship as expressed in Scripture… Read More