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Friday, July 19, 2024
National Eucharistic Congress day two: The Greatest Love Story

“Knowledge can make someone great, but only love can make a saint. And the road to love is repentance.”

Friday, July 19, 2024
Day one of the National Eucharistic Congress

The first day of the 10th National Eucharistic Congress included Eucharistic Adoration, Sacrament of Reconciliation, opportunities to browse exhibitions on Eucharistic Miracles and the Shroud of Turin, and veneration of… Read More

Tuesday, July 16, 2024
National Eucharistic Pilgrimage routes converge in Indianapolis completing historic journey

On an early muggy morning in Indianapolis, the streets were quiet as the first pilgrims of the National Eucharistic Pilgrimage routes made their way to St. John the Evangelist Catholic… Read More

Thursday, July 11, 2024
From Prescriptions to Prayer

Sister André Marie Vuong stepped away from a career as a pharmacist after a life-changing encounter with the Blessed Sacrament.

Thursday, July 11, 2024
Archdiocese celebrates opening of Saint Brigid Academy

“We are starting something very positive here, something that is very needed,” said Archbishop Cordileone after blessing the school. “I couldn’t be prouder of you and more grateful.”

Thursday, June 27, 2024
Photos from the Relic Tour of the Arm of St. Jude

In June, the arm of St. Jude Thaddeus visited four parishes in the Archdiocese of San Francisco. Thousands came to venerate the relic of the patron of impossible causes and participate… Read More

Thursday, June 27, 2024
Bella Primary Care: Life-affirming health care returns to San Francisco

What’s the secret behind this quality of care? Catholic values. Bella provides life-affirming, lifelong care for any patient, in any walk of life, whether insured, underinsured or self-pay.

Thursday, June 27, 2024
Beauty, goodness, & truth: Predecessors of the ‘new’ St. Peter’s Basilica

Visitors to the Vatican are often surprised to learn that several important structures have stood on the very spot where St. Peter’s Basilica currently stands. These structures tell the story… Read More

Monday, June 17, 2024
To save a thousand souls

Deacon David Mees ordained to the priesthood June 15: “The purpose of a priest is to bring Jesus to the people, and the people to Jesus. It’s as simple as… Read More

Saturday, June 15, 2024
“The Shepherd Doesn’t Run at the First Sign of Danger”

Homily for Mass of Ordination to the Priesthood, June 15, 2024; St. Mary’s Cathedral

Friday, June 07, 2024
Reclaiming June for the Sacred Heart of Jesus

“Behold the heart which has so loved men that it has spared nothing, even to exhausting and consuming itself, in order to testify its love. … I promise you that… Read More

Thursday, June 06, 2024
Relics of St. Jude to visit Archdiocese of San Francisco

The arm of Saint Jude Thaddeus, venerated in Rome from ancient times, is currently on pilgrimage in the United States, making stops in more than 100 cities. The relics will… Read More