Thursday, April 11, 2024
“Do not be afraid”: Gabriel Project volunteers take pregnant women and families in crisis under their wing

Like its namesake angel who told Mary, “do not be afraid” after her pregnancy with Jesus was revealed, the Gabriel Project promised the couple it could help them and assured… Read More

Wednesday, April 10, 2024
Rev. John A. Balleza, COSJ

Father John A. Balleza passed into eternal life over Easter weekend at the Contemplatives of St. Joseph Monastery at Mater Dolorosa at the age of 70 years. 

Wednesday, April 03, 2024
Dominicans celebrate Father Bruno Gibson’s “priestly joy”

San Francisco-born Father Gibson was an active Dominican priest until three months before his death on March 11 at age 92. One month prior to his death, Father Gibson was… Read More

Wednesday, April 03, 2024
Evangelization Expertise

“Continuing education for priests is important to be able to understand the world and how to best minister in that world. We wouldn’t be able to engage in this continuing… Read More

Wednesday, April 03, 2024
Centennial Celebration of St. Mary’s Park

Archbishop Joseph Alemany, OP, the first Archbishop of San Francisco, desired to build a college in the city shortly after the Archdiocese was founded. Purchasing a piece of farmland property,… Read More

Tuesday, April 02, 2024
Rev. Joseph E. Richard

Rev. Joseph E. Richard passed into eternal life on Friday, March 29 at Redwood Acres Residential Home at the age of 94 years. 

Thursday, March 28, 2024
Jesus, I trust in You: The history and mystery of the Divine Mercy devotion

The history of the Divine Mercy image is as fascinating as the mystery of it, and the two are inextricably linked. Most of all, the image is reflective of a… Read More

Thursday, March 28, 2024
Stations of the Eucharist: Why do you attend Mass?

The Mass is the eternal sacrifice of the Lamb of God for your sins, for my sins, that saves the entire world. Here are 14 meditations on the Eucharist beginning… Read More

Wednesday, March 27, 2024
What Does the Church Teach About IVF?

By Ryan Mayer In-vitro fertilization (IVF) has been in the news recently after a court in Alabama ruled that human embryos created through the procedure deserve the same legal protections… Read More

Tuesday, March 26, 2024
The blood of Christ our source of salvation

As the Church celebrates the institution of the Eucharist and the priesthood on Holy Thursday each year, the stunning window at St. Anne’s is fit for meditation, giving us a… Read More

Friday, March 22, 2024
Chrism Mass unites Archdiocese in blessing of oils and renewing of priestly promises

On Thursday, March 21, Archbishop Cordileone gathered with priests and lay faithful of the Archdiocese at the Cathedral of St. Mary of the Assumption for the annual Chrism Mass. 

Friday, March 22, 2024
Catholic Youth Choral Festival engages young singers in their faith

On Saturday, March 16, more than 200 Catholic youth singers in grades 4-12 from different Catholic schools and parishes across Northern California united as one combined choir for the 2024… Read More