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Being Catholic in San Francisco means being on mission—but not alone. In our beautiful and historic coastal city, we hear echoes of our missionary past in the modern women and men who bear the same hope as those who founded our hometown. Catholic SF shares their stories and helps to bring our community of faith together.

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.”
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
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
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.
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.”
Archbishop leads prayers for slain teen
Standing on a hilltop in Dolores Park, the skyline of San Francisco’s downtown in the distance, San Francisco’s archbishop prayed for the soul of 19-year-old Luis Arguello-Inglis, blessed his family… Read More
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
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.
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

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Upcoming Events

Aug 05 – 11

Mercy Center Burlingame
5:30pm – 12:00pm
What is an Ignatian Retreat? An Ignatian Retreat was conceived by Ignatius of Loyola., the founder of the Society of Jesus. Many people find this type of retreat very accessible because it is based on how God is active in our daily lives. Taking time to explore our lives using our imagination, we[…]

Aug 16 – 18

Retrovaille es un ministerio matrimonial que brinda ayuda a matrimonios con problemas o están pasando por una crisis. Es un salvavidas para los matrimonios. Con Retrouvaille hay esperanza de sanar, perdonar y restaurar su relación. Dense la oportunidad de vivir un fin de semana en pareja y[…]

Aug 17

St. Catherine of Siena Parish Center
6:00pm – 10:00pm
Filipino Ministry of Archdiocese of San Francisco invites you to its event: DINNER, DANCE & FELLOWSHIP 2024 An Archdiocesan-Wide Event Saturday, August 17, 2024 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM St. Catherine of Siena Parish Center 1310 Bayswater Ave. Burlingame, CA 94010 $35 per Person Dinner[…]

Aug 18

St. Francis of Assisi
10:45am – 12:00pm
TALLER GRATUITO Enriquezca la comprensión de sus derechos, ¡incluso si no tiene la ciudadanía!. Aprenda a protegerse y conozca recursos. El taller será presentado por Caridades Católicas en colaboración con la Arquidiócesis. Para más detalles o inscribirse, llame al (415) 614- 5567[…]

Sep 03 – Jun 24

St. Anthony of Padua (SF) and St. Timothy (San Mateo)
7:00pm – 9:00pm
Archdiocese of San Francisco invites you to formation classes for Study and Growth in your Faith. The registration fee is $75.00 quarterly. The program lasts five years and includes classes every Tuesday from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Upon completion of the program, all graduates will be[…]

“The Ten Ingredients for a Eucharistic Revival”

Homily for the Traditional Latin Mass at the 10th National Eucharistic Congress, Thursday, July 18, 2024, Holy Rosary Catholic Church, Indianapolis, IN

So, what was Vatican II all about?

A short course with Mark Brumley

The Second Vatican Council remains controversial in some Catholic circles.  Many people see it as involving a radical break from the Catholic past, for good or bad. Others, such as the popes since the Council, see it as a renewal and reform of the one-and-the same Catholic Church.

Tuesday nights at 7 PM PT (San Francisco) on October 5, 12, 19, 26, November 2, 9