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World Mission Sunday: Uniting in solidarity with the Missions of the Church
By Mary Powers On Sunday, Oct. 24, the Church will celebrate World Mission Sunday—the annual worldwide Eucharistic celebration for the Missions of the Church. World Mission Sunday is an opportunity… Read More
Rice Bowl grants awarded to groups throughout Archdiocese
This year a total of nine parishes and organizations have been awarded Rice Bowl grants to help with the work of hunger alleviation. The grants will be supporting food pantries,… Read More
Upcoming archdiocesan event to celebrate 500 years of Christianity in the Philippines
By Mary Powers The year 2021 marks the quincentennial celebration—or 500 year celebration—of Christianity in the lives of Filipinos across the world. To celebrate this milestone, the archdiocese is holding… Read More
White Mass honors medical professionals as Christ’s healing presence in midst of pandemic
Doctors, nurses and health care workers attended the White Mass on Oct. 18 at St. Dominic’s Church in San Francisco.
SF Catholic Charities CEO leaving to join Washington State governor’s cabinet
The leader of San Francisco Catholic Charities is leaving to accept a position in the cabinet of Washington State Gov. Jay Inlsee. She will lead the Washington State Department of… Read More
Catholic Schools Superintendent: No COVID-19 vaccine mandates this school year
By Valerie Schmalz There will be no COVID-19 vaccine mandate for Catholic school students this school year, Archdiocesan Catholic Schools Superintendent Pamela Lyons announced in a letter to parents this… Read More
Archbishop Cordileone invites youth to World Youth Day 2023
By Valerie Schmalz Excitement is building for World Youth Day now that the new dates are official. World Youth Day will be Aug. 1-6, 2023, in Lisbon, Portugal, the Vatican… Read More
Catholic lawyers’ guild honors SF lawyer
By Mary Powers The St. Thomas More Society honored San Francisco attorney Matthew F. Graham with its signature St. Thomas More Award, presented to someone who exemplifies the organization’s goal… Read More
Pope launches 2-year synodal path with call to ‘encounter, listen, and discern’
By Catholic News Agency Pope Francis formally launched the two-year global consultation process leading to the 2023 Synod on Synodality with a call to “look others in the eye and… Read More
Archbishop to celebrate Requiem Mass for homeless
Archbishop Salvatore J. Cordileone will celebrate a solemn new Requiem Mass for the Homeless at 10 a.m. Nov. 6 at the Cathedral of St. Mary of the Assumption. “We gather… Read More
President Biden picks Vatican envoy
By Kevin Jones, Catholic News Service Former U.S. Sen. Joe Donnelly of Indiana is President Joe Biden’s nominee for U.S. Ambassador to the Holy See, the White House announced Oct.… Read More

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