Thursday, May 26, 2022
Forum’s message to Catholics: Mobilize for life and faith

A proposed constitutional amendment enshrining abortion into California’s constitution in the event Roe v. Wade is overturned and threats to parental rights were the focus of a forum sponsored by… Read More

Tuesday, April 05, 2022
Everyone Should Oppose These California Vaccine Mandate Bills

This is not a piece about the ethics of aborted-fetal-cell-derived vaccines. You’ve no doubt read enough of those. It’s not a piece about COVID-19 vaccines or vaccines in general. Again,… Read More

Monday, March 28, 2022
News for kids: Masks no longer required for religious ed, parish activities

Students who attend religious education classes or participate in any parish youth activities will not be required to wear masks, according to an FAQ sent out by the archdiocesan Department… Read More

Tuesday, March 01, 2022
California lifts school mask mandate

Today, the Newsom Administration announced the state’s requirement for masking in schools will expire on Friday, March 11, allowing students, regardless of vaccination status, to be without a face mask… Read More

Thursday, February 17, 2022
Masks no longer mandated for Mass

Archbishop Salvatore J. Cordileone in a memo to priests dated Feb. 15 said that masks are no longer mandated for church although signs recommending masks should be posted at the… Read More

Tuesday, February 15, 2022
Memo from the Archbishop regarding reopening for public Masses, Ash Wednesday Protection of the Blessed Sacrament

With the state of California loosening its COVID restriction policies, it seems timely that we do the same for the Archdiocese, especially with regard to mask mandates. After discussing this… Read More

Thursday, January 27, 2022
Feb. 12th conference aims to support Catholic health care professionals

We are living in a world where there are tremendous advances in medicine. But with the advances come what feels like a tsunami of moral and ethical dilemmas for the… Read More

Thursday, October 14, 2021
Catholic Schools Superintendent: No COVID-19 vaccine mandates this school year

There will be no COVID-19 vaccine mandate for Catholic school students this school year, Archdiocesan Catholic Schools Superintendent Pamela Lyons announced in a letter to parents this week. The letter… Read More

Thursday, October 07, 2021
Vaccine Mandates FAQ

Read clear answers to your questions about the morality of the COVID-19 vaccines

Thursday, June 11, 2020
Mass Re-opening Guide Video

Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone’s letter to the priests of the Archdiocese on February 8, 2020, regarding the reopening of public Masses: As you all know by now, last Friday the Supreme Court… Read More