Tuesday, December 26, 2023
“Three Lessons to be Learned from Contemplating the Nativity Scene”

Homily to Celebrate 800th Anniversary of St. Francis Establishing the First Nativity Scene, National Shrine of St. Francis

Thursday, December 21, 2023
Tu luz debe brillar

Esta Navidad, los animo a reclamar a Cristo como el centro de su vida. Para que la paz exista en nuestro mundo, el Príncipe de Paz debe reinar primero en… Read More

Thursday, December 21, 2023
Your Light must shine

Archbishop Cordileone’s 2024 Christmas column for Catholic San Francisco magazine.

Tuesday, December 19, 2023
For those who can’t be here: Coping with grief during the Advent/Christmas season

Grieving during Advent can feel a lot like the part of the Christmas story where danger is lurking in the darkness. While most people are singing carols and decorating Christmas… Read More

Tuesday, December 19, 2023
O Jesse Tree, O Jesse Tree

“You can’t talk about the coming of Jesus, without talking about why he came,” said Father Michaels, who has crafted Jesse Tree ornaments for the parish Jesse tree with as… Read More

Tuesday, December 19, 2023
Seeing what is hidden

Yet if Catholic fiction is to do justice to the mystery of grace, then its own portrayal of the workings of grace must be as non-coercive as is grace itself.… Read More

Friday, December 15, 2023
Marian Exhibit brings joy to Our Lady of Loretto Parish

For the second year in a row, Our Lady of Loretto Catholic Church in Navato hosted a Marian Exhibit from Dec. 7 – 14, displaying statues and other Marian images… Read More

Thursday, December 14, 2023
Advent traditions with the O Antiphons

During the final days of Advent, the Church offers an ancient and timeless way of anticipating the celebration of Christmas: the O Antiphons. These are special prayers that recall the… Read More

Wednesday, December 13, 2023
Christmas Mass Schedule

To submit your parish’s Christmas Mass times, please email Mary Powers. Cathedral of St. Mary of the Assumption Sunday, December 24 5:00 p.m. Caroling by St. Brigid School Honor Choir… Read More

Saturday, December 09, 2023
“The Transformative Power of the Encounter with Jesus Christ”

Homily on the Occasion of the Annual Archdiocesan Cruzada Guadalupana, St. Mary’s Cathedral

Saturday, December 09, 2023
“El poder transformador del encuentro con Jesucristo”

Así como preparó al pueblo azteca para la venida de Su Hijo a través de su Madre con las profecías del Mundo de las Flores, y como preparó al mundo… Read More

Thursday, December 07, 2023
Parishioners Bring Bethlehem to San Francisco

Spectacular ‘life-size’ nativity scene attracts many faithful to Cathedral of St. Mary of the Assumption By Francisco Valdez Five Cathedral of St. Mary of the Assumption parishioners dedicated their time,… Read More