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Mary of Nazareth
Luke the Evangelist tells us that young Mary of Nazareth gave her fiat without reserve when she learned from an angelic messenger that God intended to favor her as the… Read More
ART & ARCHITECTURE
Cathedral architect Pietro Belluschi visualized his San Farncisco project as an all-encompassing work of faith, integrating the fine arts and architectural elements to achieve a unifying and uplifting structure of… Read More
History: From the ruins
Standing in the charred ruins of the church in which he had recently been installed as the fifth archbishop of San Francisco on the morning of Sept. 8, 1962, Joseph… Read More
History: Council Creation
Looking up into the modern “rafters” of St. Mary’s Cathedral 50 years after it was dedicated, San Francisco Archbishop Salvatore J. Cordileone marveled at the structure designed and constructed by… Read More
MARIAN SHRINES
Like many great cathedrals throughout the world, San Francisco’s was built to honor Mary’s unique role in God’s plan for human salvation. Her model of discipleship as expressed in Scripture… Read More
St. Mary’s turns 50
In the lifespan of an average person, 50 years would be well along life’s journey, but still well within what we call “middle age.” At this age, those who live… Read More
Hispanic Catholic leaders gather for ‘Roots and Wings’ Congress in nation’s capital
The state of California had by far the largest delegation as 400 enthusiastic leaders of Hispanic ministry met to illuminate the needs of the community and discern a path forward… Read More
The Archdiocese of San Francisco is accepting cryptocurrency!
The Archdiocese of San Francisco is accepting cryptocurrency – joining a growing but still relatively small group of nonprofits and church organizations who can process donations in the digital currency.
Will abortion become illegal in June?
What is the Dobbs case? The case of Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization is before the U.S Supreme Court in its current term. A ruling is expected by the… Read More
Called and gifted
Learning about different kinds of spiritual gifts and discerning which of them she might possess has been a complete revelation – and a relief – to Cecile Sabater.
Archbishop on Divine Mercy Sunday: Respect Life contestants “an inspiring witness” of love
Archbishop Cordileone praised young contestants in the Archdiocesan Respect Life Essay Contest as “an inspiring witness … of the compassionate love so needed in the world today.”

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