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El desayuno de Justicia Restaurativa hace su debut a St. Mark’s
St. Mark parishioners filled the hall at the Belmont parish as the parish hosted the first of monthly breakfasts to support the Restorative Justice Ministry scholarship program for students who… Read More
Católicos, miembros de la comunidad caminan y se juntan contra la violencia en San Francisco
Proclaiming “What do we want? Peace and justice!”, an intensely committed group of Catholics and community members walked two miles from mid-town to St. Agnes Church in the Haight-Ashbury, carrying… Read More
Preguntas frecuentes sobre los mandatos de vacunación
Read clear answers to your questions about the morality of the COVID-19 vaccines

Latest from Archbishop Salvatore J. Cordileone

Letters, statements, articles, and memos

“The Gift of the Real Presence of Christ in Its Fullness”
Imagínense si quieren cómo debe haber sido para esas primeras generaciones de cristianos que vivían en el Imperio Romano pagano.
“The Priest’s Service of Obedience for the Sake of Peace and Unity in Christ”
Escuchamos mucho hablar en estos días sobre nuestra sociedad polarizada y la necesidad de unidad, con muchos funcionarios públicos que prometen ser fuerzas de unidad o critican a aquellos que… Read More
“The Easter Journey from Darkness to Light”
La liturgia de la Vigilia Pascual que celebramos esta noche se caracteriza por un camino de la oscuridad a la luz, y con razón, porque esta es la esencia del… Read More
“Our Lord’s Synonymous Last Commandment and the Pathway to Heaven”
The world seems plagued by crises these days, and the Church, too: the devastating war in Ukraine causing horrendous and senseless suffering; the ongoing effects of the waning pandemic, which… Read More
“ Ungido para la misión de tres partes de Cristo»
It has been said that oil is the lifeblood of our economy.  We certainly are feeling that quite acutely now, with the sharp increase in oil prices that is bringing… Read More
“Resumen de la Homilía para el Rito de la Elección”
It was announced recently that the state of California will soon lift the mask mandate for public gatherings.  We look around us and see that the masks are beginning to… Read More
“La verdadera sabiduría y el secreto para construir una cultura de la vida”
There is an old saying, a question really, that is a sort of a self-assessment of faith, a way of gauging where one is at in terms of walking with… Read More
“La profecía de una Iglesia mestiza”
Homilía para la Cruzada Guadalupana 4 de diciembre de 2021; Catedral de Santa María Introducción “Muchas naciones se unirán al Señor en aquel día; ellas también serán mi pueblo y… Read More

Latest events from around the Archdiocese

Jul 10
Exploring Your Visual Voice With Abstract Art
Exploring Your Visual Voice With Abstract Art 6:00pm (07/10) – 1:00pm (07/15) Cost: 1000 In this workshop we will explore the elements of design: lines, shapes, colors and composition as… Read More
Jul 17
The Art of Sacred Words: Writing As Spiritual Practice
The Art of Sacred Words: Writing As Spiritual Practice 6:00pm (07/17) – 1:00pm (07/22) Cost: 1000 Just like prayer, meditation, yoga, or chant, writing offers a powerful way to deepen… Read More
Aug 05
Retrouvaille Weekend
Retrouvaille Weekend (08/05) – (08/07) Give yourself a 3-day weekend with your spouse and learn more about Retrouvaille (pronounced retro-vi with a long I).  It helps couples through difficult times… Read More
Sep 16
Retrouvaille San Francisco
Retrouvaille San Francisco (09/16) – (09/18) ¿Estas sufriendo en tu Matrimonio?  ¿Estas pensando en el Divorcio? ¿Quiere sanar y renovar su matrimonio?  Retrouvaille es un ministerio matrimonial de parejas que… Read More
Nov 18
Life-Giving Wounds Healing Retreat
Life-Giving Wounds Healing Retreat 7:00pm (11/18) – 3:30pm (11/20) Cost: $350-$375 A Retreat For Adult Children of Divorced/Separated Parents Dealing with our parents’ divorce is not easy but confronting this… Read More
Nov 18
Life-Giving Wounds Healing Retreat – For Adult Children of Divorced/Separated Parents
Life-Giving Wounds Healing Retreat – For Adult Children of Divorced/Separated Parents 7:00pm (11/18) – 3:30pm (11/20) Dealing with our parents’ divorce is not easy but confronting this wound with faith… Read More

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Next Upcoming Online Course: The Eucharist

u003cmeta charset=u0022utf-8u0022u003eA short course on the Source and Summit of our Faith

u003cmeta charset=u0022utf-8u0022u003eThe Eucharist is, like so many aspects of our faith, a great mystery.  But to call something a mystery in the theological sense is not to say that we cannot understand anything about it. Instead, it is to say that we can never learn u003cemu003eeverything u003c/emu003eabout it.  A theological mystery is not unintelligible; it is infinitely intelligible.  In other words, even though we can never fully comprehend it, can never just put it in a box and move on, we can always learn more about a theological mystery.  u003cbru003eu003cbru003e In our course together we will look at the multifaceted mystery of the Eucharist through several lenses.  We’ll use Bishop Barron’s wonderful little book, titled simply u003cemu003eEucharistu003c/emu003e, as well as some of my own writings to look at themes like meal, sacrifice, real presence, transubstantiation, Christian Unity, and liturgy.  u003cbru003eu003cbru003eTuesday Nights at 7 PM PT (January 11, 18, 25, February 1, 8, 15)