Cathedral of St. Mary of the Assumption

Saturday, May 14, 2022
Boundless Faith:

Father Arturo Albano’s responsibilities as rector of St. Mary’s Cathedral seem as towering as the holy dwelling for which he was chosen caretaker.

Friday, May 13, 2022
Mary of Nazareth

Luke the Evangelist tells us that young Mary of Nazareth gave her fiat without reserve when she learned from an angelic messenger that God intended to favor her as the… Read More

Thursday, May 12, 2022
ART & ARCHITECTURE

Cathedral architect Pietro Belluschi visualized his San Farncisco project as an all-encompassing work of faith, integrating the fine arts and architectural elements to achieve a unifying and uplifting structure of… Read More

Tuesday, May 10, 2022
History: From the ruins

Standing in the charred ruins of the church in which he had recently been installed as the fifth archbishop of San Francisco on the morning of Sept. 8, 1962, Joseph… Read More

Monday, May 09, 2022
History: Council Creation

Looking up into the modern “rafters” of St. Mary’s Cathedral 50 years after it was dedicated, San Francisco Archbishop Salvatore J. Cordileone marveled at the structure designed and constructed by… Read More

Thursday, May 05, 2022
MARIAN SHRINES

Like many great cathedrals throughout the world, San Francisco’s was built to honor Mary’s unique role in God’s plan for human salvation. Her model of discipleship as expressed in Scripture… Read More