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Bayview parish hosts 37th Annual MLK Jr. Day Mass
St. Paul of the Shipwreck Parish celebrated the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with an annual Solidarity Gospel Mass on Jan. 17.
Third-grader wins Vincentian service award
Little Bennett Gong is being called a “mini-Vinnie” for turning the occasion of his 8th birthday into a successful St. Vincent de Paul food drive and fundraiser for the homeless… Read More
“Dune,” Dreams and the Messianic Parable
“Dreams are messages from the deep.” These words are bellowed (albeit not in the English tongue) and thus open Frank Herbert’s seminal science fiction novel, “Dune.”
The Mystery of the Star of Bethlehem
For more than two millennia, the star of Bethlehem, which guided the Magi to the city where Jesus was born, has been arousing the curiosity of researchers worldwide.
CatholicVote announces 2021 Top 10 Courage Awards: names Archbishops Cordileone, Gomez
Here’s how Catholic Vote begins its post: “Today more than ever we need courageous leaders; men and women who stand up in the face of the extraordinary pressures we all… Read More
The Gloria & Collect
Glory to God in the highest. Throughout our lives we sometimes need a reminder to get to the point or, in other words, to focus on what really matters. After… Read More
I Call You Friends…
Is it possible to see God as our friend? Jesus says, I call you friends. If God calls us friends, then we ought to call God our friend. Certainly, God… Read More
Rose window illustrates Nativity at Menlo Park church
Each year, parishioners at the Church of the Nativity in Menlo Park arrive to midnight Mass in the dark of night to see a great light. The church is unlit,… Read More
O Come Emmanuel
The celebration of Christmas is unique. For the Nativity of the Lord, the Church gives us four different Masses to celebrate: the vigil Mass and the three traditional Masses of… Read More
Coats for Kids in San Francisco
The Knights of Columbus teamed up with the Missionaries of Charity to bring warmth during this Advent season, distributing coats and hot meals at Immaculate Conception Chapel in the Mission… Read More
Archbishop: Jesus comes to us in simplicity and humility – at the first Christmas and today
A glance back at Christmas one year ago, and a careful scrutiny of where we are now in dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic – this is the atmosphere in which… Read More

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