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Father Aloysius Preston, SDB 1928-2022
Rev. Fr. Aloysius J. Pestun, SDB, Parochial Vicar at Corpus Christi Church then later in residence at the same parish, died after a brief illness at San Francisco General Hospital,… Read More
‘Faithful fans’ cheer Giants
“Are you guys Padres fans?” “We’re actual padres. We’re the real deal.”
Controversial bill’s hearing is Aug. 1
An amendment to a California abortion bill ensuring it would not protect cases of infanticide is just one of many possible amendments that would improve it, the California Catholic Conference… Read More
Clergy Assignments 2022-2023
At Archbishop Cordileone’s request, and with appreciation to the Priest Personnel Board, please see, below, the Clergy Announcement for fiscal year 2022-2023.
Feeding the birds with children
The first time I took my kids out to hand-feed wild birds, it didn’t go well.. I had hit upon the activity out of desperation at the beginning of spring… Read More
In praise of silence and solitude
What is a retreat? The dictionary defines the verb as “the act of going backward or of withdrawing.” The noun of retreat is “a quiet, private or secure place.” A… Read More
Archbishop Cordileone, U.S. bishops call for more action on gun violence
San Francisco Archbishop Salvatore J. Cordileone joined with three other Catholic bishops on behalf of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops to condemn the July 4 mass shooting at Highland… Read More
Family vacations
It’s a couple of hours after midnight at an airport in Munich, with workers vacuuming the concourse. Sixty-five pilgrims from St. Patrick’s Seminary & University are trying to sleep as… Read More
PRAY-ERS for priests
Seven lay women pray for one priest or bishop for one hour each week as part of the Seven Sisters Apostolate. At stake, they say, is the Church itself.
Leisure
7 Ways to practice rest and leisure this summer By Ryan Mayer In Book VIII of his “Politics,” Aristotle observes, “The first principle of all action is leisure. Both (action… Read More
First married couple to be beatified together are patrons of World Meeting of Families
Blessed Luigi and Maria Beltrame Quattrocchi are the official patrons of the 10th World Meeting of Families taking place in Rome on June 22-26. The Italian couple was married for… Read More

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