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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
Barbecue for the homeless brings joy of giving
On a beautiful, sunshine-filled Saturday, women and men religious representing 11 congregations gathered at Most Holy Redeemer Church on Nov. 13 to serve at the annual barbeque for persons living… Read More
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
Catholics become fieldworkers in St. Vincent de Paul Society following saint’s path
“No need is foreign to us,” said Marc Bruno hours after canvassing the streets of San Francisco’s North Beach neighborhood on a sweltering summer Sunday, handing out thick sandwiches from… Read More
Evangelization seen as heart and soul of parish role
Some perceive a parish as a provider of soul food for the spiritually hungry, offering the Eucharist at every Mass and a menu of ministries to carry out the works… Read More
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
Mission parishes pastor recognized by S.F. mayor for COVID-19 response
Father Moises Agudo was recognized by San Francisco Mayor London Breed as one of nine “unsung heroes” in the city’s successful COVID-19 response, all serving populations in underserved areas of… Read More
New healing ministry for adult children of divorce launches in Bay Area
When my husband Dan was 11, his parents separated. Like other children in this situation, he started shuttling between two ever-diverging homes. He dealt with feelings of anger, hurt and… Read More
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.
The Penitential Act
As we continue our series on the Mass, begun last month, we reflect on the reality of our human condition in relation to God. Of course, the key is our… Read More
America Magazine Interview: Archbishop Cordileone on Biden, Pelosi, abortion and Pope Francis
In this wide-ranging conversation on “The Gloria Purvis Podcast,” host Gloria Purvis speaks with Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone of San Francisco about some of the most contested issues in the Catholic… Read More

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