archdiocese of san francisco

Tuesday, March 08, 2022
The lives you impact through your support of the Archdiocesan Annual Appeal (AAA)

You impact many lives through your support of the Archdiocesan Annual Appeal (AAA). I thank you for your generosity, your deeds, and your commitment to our Catholic faith. Because of… Read More

Monday, March 07, 2022
Flocknote works!

Flocknote helps the Archdiocese of San Francisco to create a more connected Archdiocese by enabling pastors, office staff and key volunteers to communicate with their “flocks” using email and text… Read More

Tuesday, March 01, 2022
California lifts school mask mandate

Today, the Newsom Administration announced the state’s requirement for masking in schools will expire on Friday, March 11, allowing students, regardless of vaccination status, to be without a face mask… Read More

Monday, February 21, 2022
Ashanti Branch: the metaphorical masks we wear

If you ask Ashanti Branch, a mask can be invisible yet desired to combat the fear of being vulnerable or misunderstood. This metaphorical mask cripples many from finding their true… Read More

Tuesday, February 08, 2022
Catholics, community members walk and rally against violence in San Francisco

Proclaiming “What do we want? Peace and justice!”, an intensely committed group of Catholics and community members walked two miles from mid-town to St. Agnes Church in the Haight-Ashbury, carrying… Read More

Thursday, January 27, 2022
Feb. 12th conference aims to support Catholic health care professionals

We are living in a world where there are tremendous advances in medicine. But with the advances come what feels like a tsunami of moral and ethical dilemmas for the… Read More

Thursday, January 27, 2022
We are made for communion with each other

If there is anything that the past year and a half has shown us, it’s that human beings desire to be present to one another.

Wednesday, January 26, 2022
Archdiocesan Respect Life essay contest theme focuses on Our Lady of Guadalupe

Deadline for entries is January 31 Our Lady of Guadalupe is the patroness of the Americas, while also holding the titles of patroness of the unborn and star of the… Read More

Monday, January 24, 2022
Prayer essential in battle for life

On a beautiful Friday evening in January, while the city of San Francisco was abuzz with weekends beginning, groups of young Catholics and Walk for Life pilgrims joyfully headed to… Read More

Wednesday, January 19, 2022
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.

Tuesday, January 18, 2022
AAA 2022 – Letter from Archbishop

Dear Friends in Christ: I hope you enjoyed a very happy and holy Christmas with your family, and I wish you many blessings in 2022. You impact many lives through… Read More

Wednesday, January 05, 2022
“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.”