Monday, December 06, 2021
Pope Francis: hope for meet with Russian Orthodox leader

On the return flight from Greece, Pope Francis said that a second meeting with Patriarch Kirill of Moscow, the head of the Russian Orthodox Church, is being organized. “A meeting… Read More

Tuesday, November 30, 2021
What would a post-Roe California look like?

The U.S. Supreme Court will hear oral arguments Dec. 1 on a major abortion case that could lead to the overturning of Roe v. Wade by next summer. If the… Read More

Tuesday, November 23, 2021
Grace and healing after miscarriage or infant loss

Miscarriage is a loss that until recently was ignored, often happening before anyone knew the mother was pregnant. But as those who have lost children in pregnancy can recount, it… Read More

Saturday, November 20, 2021
Confirmed to Put into Action the Truth of Christ the King

Homily for the Saturday Vigil Mass for the Solemnity of Jesus Christ, King of the Universe and Adult Confirmations, Cathedral of St. Mary of the Assumption

Tuesday, November 16, 2021
Christ in Glory window illuminates hope of our eternal destiny

As the liturgical calendar nears its end, three feasts coincide in November to remind us of our own final end: All Saints’ Day, All Souls’ Day and the solemnity of… Read More

Monday, November 15, 2021
Christmas Card Drive

Each year at Christmastime we collect Christmas cards to be distributed in the San Francisco jails. This gives our incarcerated brothers and sisters an opportunity to send holiday greetings to… Read More

Friday, November 12, 2021
St. Emydius parishioner’s annual turkey drive attracts supporters nationwide

Pierre Smit is unofficially San Francisco’s ‘Turkey Guy.’ After almost a decade of collecting frozen turkeys from neighbors to donate to St. Anthony’s Dining Room, he deserves the title.

Friday, November 05, 2021
Archbishop Gomez warns against rise of ‘new political religions’

In a wide-ranging talk on racial inequality and new social justice movements in America, Archbishop José H. Gomez of Los Angeles cautioned against the rise of what he described as… Read More

Tuesday, November 02, 2021
The Legion of Mary’s legacy of love

Ando Perlas was on his knees after Mass at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish one Sunday in 1984 when he felt a tap on the shoulder. A stranger asked… Read More

Thursday, October 28, 2021
The Communion of Saints

The communion of saints is a teaching of the Catholic faith that we profess in every recitation of the Creed at Mass. Pope St. Paul VI describes the dogma well… Read More

Thursday, October 28, 2021
The next bishop of Hong Kong has a giraffe in his coat of arms

Hong Kong is famous for having long been one of the most densely populated urban areas in the world. It is one of the last places on earth one would… Read More

Thursday, October 21, 2021
Are You Called to Be an Angel?

You can be an angel and your parish can be a host of angels. The participation of many parishes is critical to the success of our Archdiocesan outreach to pregnant mothers in need. The… Read More