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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
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.
Leisure
7 Ways to practice rest and leisure this summer By Ryan Mayer In Book VIII of his “Politics,” Aristotle observes, “The first principle of all action is leisure. Both (action… Read More
First married couple to be beatified together are patrons of World Meeting of Families
Blessed Luigi and Maria Beltrame Quattrocchi are the official patrons of the 10th World Meeting of Families taking place in Rome on June 22-26. The Italian couple was married for… Read More
Pope: Catholic marriage is a gift not a formality
Pope Francis said Wednesday that Catholic marriage is a gift, not just a formality or rule. “Marriage is not a formality to be fulfilled. You don’t get married to be… Read More
SF Archdiocese synod survey, listening session results are in!
Responding to the invitation of Pope Francis, the Archdiocese of San Francisco reached out to the people of God for their thoughts in advance of the upcoming 2023 Synod of… Read More
Six movies to see this summer
Aside from the hot sun beating down and a cold glass of lemonade, few images evoke the sweet season of summer better than the dim lights of a movie theater… Read More
Beloved teacher retires after 48 years at St. Peter School
Generations of St. Peter School students gathered at St. Peter Church June 5 for a Mass of Appreciation for longtime teacher Cyndi Gonzalez who is retiring after 48 years with… Read More
St. Thomas More Church honors religious freedom martyr
Catholic statesman, lawyer and friend and adviser to the king St. Thomas More was a fierce defender of the faith against the Protestant Reformation in Europe.
National Eucharistic Revival launches June 19
As members of the Body of Christ we belong to a universal Church, a worldwide Catholic family; this gives us the chance to reevaluate ourselves as a nation, as a… Read More
SF Archbishop one of four bishop chairmen calling for Congressional action to address gun violence
WASHINGTON — After multiple mass shootings in recent weeks, four bishop chairmen joined in a letter to Congress expressing their grief over these incomprehensible tragedies. Their letter calls on members… Read More

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