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Tuesday, November 15, 2022
Walk for Life Mass to debut new sacred music highlighting children’s voices

This year’s Walk for Life West Coast Mass will feature something special:  a newly-composed choral setting of the Mass, written to showcase the clear voices of the St. Brigid School… Read More

Thursday, September 29, 2022
California bishops’ conference: Gov. Newsom prioritizes abortion over mothers and families

The executive director of the public policy arm of the California bishops today offered a blistering statement criticizing Gov. Gavin Newsom’s decision to sign a raft of bills prioritizing abortion… Read More

Monday, September 26, 2022
More abortion bills waiting for gov’s signature

There are at least four more bills awaiting the signature of Gov. Gavin Newsom that would further endanger women and kill babies through abortion, increasing access and funding toward the… Read More

Sunday, September 11, 2022
Archbishop to first responders: “We thank you.”

Uniformed police, firefighters and sheriff’s deputies stood saluting in silent tribute of their comrades who had died, as the haunting notes of ‘Taps’ filled the Cathedral of St. Mary of… Read More

Monday, August 15, 2022
Giving back and paying it forward: Why making a will is so important for Catholics

August is National Make a Will Month, and for Catholics it can also be a time to take stock of what is important — and to provide for those we… Read More

Monday, August 01, 2022
‘Faithful fans’ cheer Giants

“Are you guys Padres fans?” “We’re actual padres. We’re the real deal.”

Tuesday, July 19, 2022
Controversial bill’s hearing is Aug. 1

An amendment to a California abortion bill ensuring it would not protect cases of infanticide is just one of many possible amendments that would improve it, the California Catholic Conference… Read More

Wednesday, July 13, 2022
Feeding the birds with children

The first time I took my kids out to hand-feed wild birds, it didn’t go well.. I had hit upon the activity out of desperation at the beginning of spring… Read More

Thursday, July 07, 2022
In praise of silence and solitude

What is a retreat? The dictionary defines the verb as “the act of going backward or of withdrawing.” The noun of retreat is “a quiet, private or secure place.” A… Read More

Thursday, July 07, 2022
Archbishop Cordileone, U.S. bishops call for more action on gun violence

San Francisco Archbishop Salvatore J. Cordileone joined with three other Catholic bishops on behalf of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops to condemn the July 4 mass shooting at Highland… Read More

Friday, July 01, 2022
Family vacations

It’s a couple of hours after midnight at an airport in Munich, with workers vacuuming the concourse. Sixty-five pilgrims from St. Patrick’s Seminary & University are trying to sleep as… Read More

Tuesday, June 28, 2022
PRAY-ERS for priests

Seven lay women pray for one priest or bishop for one hour each week as part of the Seven Sisters Apostolate. At stake, they say, is the Church itself.