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“Were not our hearts burning within us…?”
Thousands join in launch of National Eucharistic Pilgrimage in San Francisco.
Photos from the National Eucharistic Pilgrimage through the Archdiocese of San Francisco
View pictures from the National Eucharistic Pilgrimage in the Archdiocese of San Francisco!
Child sex trafficking bill survives key test
Legislation that would make it a felony to purchase a child for sex survived a key test in Sacramento on Thursday. SB 1414 passed the state Senate Appropriations Committee unanimously… Read More
California’s Eucharistic pilgrimage route aiming for ‘epic’ launch
Before the Sacramento portion, the pilgrimage will kick off in San Francisco with a May 19 bilingual Pentecost Sunday Mass at the Cathedral of St. Mary of the Assumption celebrated… Read More
Annual St. Pius X Dinner honors catechists from five to 55 years of service
The Office of Faith Formation honored catechists from parishes across the Archdiocese on Thursday, May 2 at the Cathedral of St. Mary of the Assumption. The annual St. Pius X… Read More
Archbishop leads prayer for persecuted Christians in Hong Kong
Catholics gathered on May 7 and 8 to pray for the persecuted Church in Hong Kong and China.
What bills does the California Catholic Conference support this year?
The California Catholic Conference is asking Catholics to lobby for a bill that would make child sex trafficking a felony, as well as other bills aimed at nurturing and preserving… Read More

Latest from Archbishop Salvatore J. Cordileone

Letters, statements, articles, and memos

“The Universal Language of the Fruit of the Holy Spirit”
Homily for Eucharistic Revival to Begin Procession with the Blessed Sacrament to the National Eucharistic Congress in Indianapolis.
“Living the Double Commandment to be Formed More Perfectly into the Image of Christ”
Homily for the Respect Life Essay Contest Mass, St. Mary’s Cathedral
A sign of contradiction
Archbishop Cordileone’s column for the 2024 Lent/Easter issue of Catholic San Francisco magazine.
“The Only Way Up Is Down”
Homily for Palm Sunday, St. Mary’s Cathedral
“Free to Be Light, Strength, Healing and Consecration for the World”
Homily for the 2020 Chrism Mass, St. Mary’s Cathedral
“Lent and the Lesson of True Equal Human Dignity”
Sermon for First Passion Sunday, Epiphany Parish, Tampa, FL

Latest events from around the Archdiocese

Jun 08
Excell Network Monthly Breakfast, San Francisco
SUPPORT THE EXCELL NETWORK REENTRY SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM It’s not just the money! The Excell Network Reentry Scholarship Program offers a community of support for those trying to reenter society after incarceration. We… Read More
Jun 14
Women’s Retreat for Healing After Abortion
You are not alone! The Archdiocese of San Francisco sponsors Project Rachel which helps women and men heal the pain of abortion and to find the path to peace and… Read More
Jun 15
Excell Network Monthly Breakfast in St. Mark, Belmont
SUPPORT THE EXCELL NETWORK REENTRY SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM It’s not just the money! The Excell Network Reentry Scholarship Program offers a community of support for those trying to reenter society after incarceration. We… Read More
Jun 15
Presbyteral Ordination of Deacon David Mees
Deacon David Mees will be ordained to the priesthood by Archbishop Cordileone at the Cathedral of St. Mary of the Assumption on June 15 at 10:00 a.m.  
Jun 17
Stella Maris Academy Summer Camp
Join our Hellenistic Classical Catholic Summer Camp! Is it all Greek to you? Yes, it is! And Roman too! Students in grades 1st to 8th grade are invited to join… Read More
Jun 29
Healing and Empowerment Retreat: Discovering Your Strengths
Formerly Incarcerated Life Sponsored By Mercy Center and The Archdiocese Of San Francisco Restorative Justice Ministry Free Retreat Breakfast and Lunch Saturday, June 29, 2024, from 8:00 am to- 3:30pm… Read More
Aug 05
Silent Ignatian Retreat
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… Read More
Nov 01
Life-Giving Wounds Retreat
November 1-3, 2024 Registration open soon. Please contact Ed Hopfner for updates.     A Retreat For Adult Children of Divorced/Separated Parents Dealing with our parents’ divorce is not easy… Read More

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Online School Of Pastoral Ministry

The Harmony of Modern Science and the Catholic Faith

With Stephen Barr, Ph.D.

CLASSES START: May 28, 2024, 07:00 PM to 8:30 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada)

A considerable amount of public debate and media print has been devoted to the “war between science and religion”. In this online course, Professor Stephen M. Barr will try demonstrates that what is really at war with religion is not science itself, but a philosophy called scientific materialism.

Written in clear language, Professor Barr’s will try to explain modern physics without oversimplification. Using the insights of modern physics, he will try to reveals that modern scientific discoveries and religious faith are deeply consonant. Anyone with an interest in science and religion will find Modern Physics and Ancient Faith invaluable relationship.