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Archbishop, namesake parish honor the spirit of St. Finn Barr
By Christina Gray Archbishop Salvatore J. Cordileone joined St. Finn Barr Parish in honoring its patron saint on the weekend of Sept. 25, his feast day. Over two days, the… Read More
California bishops’ conference: Gov. Newsom prioritizes abortion over mothers and families
The executive director of the public policy arm of the California bishops today offered a blistering statement criticizing Gov. Gavin Newsom’s decision to sign a raft of bills prioritizing abortion… Read More
Catholic schools offer students a ‘coherent view of human rights’
In his essay “Why I Am a Catholic,” the British writer and convert G.K. Chesterton explained that one of the things that drew him to the Catholic faith was that… Read More
Cardinal Zen’s second day in court: Magistrate rules there is sufficient evidence
On Tuesday, Cardinal Joseph Zen’s second day in court in Hong Kong, five witnesses were cross-examined and the magistrate ruled that there was sufficient evidence to justify a trial.
More abortion bills waiting for gov’s signature
There are at least four more bills awaiting the signature of Gov. Gavin Newsom that would further endanger women and kill babies through abortion, increasing access and funding toward the… Read More
Celebrating the adventure of religious life at Mass for Consecrated Life
“You need to have a sense of adventure.” That was what one sister told Sister of Saint Joseph of Carondelet Theresa Kvale when she asked her in high school about… Read More
Catholic high schools offer community in faith
Earlier this year, the Vatican’s Congregation for Catholic Education released a new instruction reiterating the essential characteristics of Catholic schools. Citing many key Church documents on Catholic education from the… Read More
Former St. Gregory pastor Cardinal McElroy celebrates parish’s anniversary
Less than a month after receiving the Cardinal’s biretta from Pope Francis in Rome, Cardinal Robert W. McElroy celebrated a Mass of Thanksgiving for the 80th anniversary of St. Gregory… Read More
American Profiles: Immigrant journeys
Catholic immigrants from around the world call the Archdiocese of San Francisco home. Many have raised a generation of Catholics, and their children and grandchildren are raising future generations of… Read More
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
Archbishop to first responders: “We thank you.”
Uniformed police, firefighters and sheriff’s deputies stood saluting in silent tribute of their comrades who had died, as the haunting notes of ‘Taps’ filled the Cathedral of St. Mary of… Read More

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