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From Prescriptions to Prayer
Sister André Marie Vuong stepped away from a career as a pharmacist after a life-changing encounter with the Blessed Sacrament.
Archdiocese celebrates opening of Saint Brigid Academy
“We are starting something very positive here, something that is very needed,” said Archbishop Cordileone after blessing the school. “I couldn’t be prouder of you and more grateful.”
Archbishop leads prayers for slain teen
Standing on a hilltop in Dolores Park, the skyline of San Francisco’s downtown in the distance, San Francisco’s archbishop prayed for the soul of 19-year-old Luis Arguello-Inglis, blessed his family… Read More
Photos from the Relic Tour of the Arm of St. Jude
In June, the arm of St. Jude Thaddeus visited four parishes in the Archdiocese of San Francisco. Thousands came to venerate the relic of the patron of impossible causes and participate… Read More
Bella Primary Care: Life-affirming health care returns to San Francisco
What’s the secret behind this quality of care? Catholic values. Bella provides life-affirming, lifelong care for any patient, in any walk of life, whether insured, underinsured or self-pay.
Beauty, goodness, & truth: Predecessors of the ‘new’ St. Peter’s Basilica
Visitors to the Vatican are often surprised to learn that several important structures have stood on the very spot where St. Peter’s Basilica currently stands. These structures tell the story… Read More
To save a thousand souls
Deacon David Mees ordained to the priesthood June 15: “The purpose of a priest is to bring Jesus to the people, and the people to Jesus. It’s as simple as… Read More
Reclaiming June for the Sacred Heart of Jesus
“Behold the heart which has so loved men that it has spared nothing, even to exhausting and consuming itself, in order to testify its love. … I promise you that… Read More

Latest from Archbishop Salvatore J. Cordileone

Letters, statements, articles, and memos

Objective Beauty of the Traditional Latin Mass Evangelizes
Commentary in National Catholic Register, July 8, 2024 – As this petition, and the 1971 petition demonstrates, the Latin Mass has a curiously inclusive appeal.
“The Shepherd Doesn’t Run at the First Sign of Danger”
Homily for Mass of Ordination to the Priesthood, June 15, 2024; St. Mary’s Cathedral
Fidelity to the Sacred Heart, Marriage, and Family
Column for the 2024 June issue of Catholic San Francisco magazine
“The Universal Language of the Fruit of the Holy Spirit”
Homily for Eucharistic Revival to Begin Procession with the Blessed Sacrament to the National Eucharistic Congress in Indianapolis.
California’s Eucharistic pilgrimage route aiming for ‘epic’ launch
Before the Sacramento portion, the pilgrimage will kick off in San Francisco with a May 19 bilingual Pentecost Sunday Mass at the Cathedral of St. Mary of the Assumption celebrated… Read More
“Living the Double Commandment to be Formed More Perfectly into the Image of Christ”
Homily for the Respect Life Essay Contest Mass, St. Mary’s Cathedral

Latest events from around the Archdiocese

Jul 18
117th annual St. Anne Novena
Join St. Anne of the Sunset Catholic Church for the 117th annual Novena to St. Anne. The novena will be Eucharistic centered and will be led by the Redemptorist Fathers.
Aug 05
Silent Ignatian Retreat
What is an Ignatian Retreat? An Ignatian Retreat was conceived by Ignatius of Loyola., the founder of the Society of Jesus. Many people find this type of retreat very accessible… Read More
Aug 16
¿Su Matrimonio Tiene Dificultades? – Retrouvaille San Francisco
Retrovaille es un ministerio matrimonial que brinda ayuda a matrimonios con problemas o están pasando por una crisis. Es un salvavidas para los matrimonios. Con Retrouvaille hay esperanza de sanar,… Read More
Sep 03
Hispanic Pastoral Leadership School
Archdiocese of San Francisco invites you to formation classes for Study and Growth in your Faith. The registration fee is $75.00 quarterly. The program lasts five years and includes classes… Read More
Sep 08
76th annual San Francisco Police-Fire-Sheriff Mass
You are invited to the 2024 Police-Fire-Sheriff Mass presided by Archbishop Salvatore J. Cordileone with Police and Fire Chaplains Reception to follow September 8, at 9:30 a.m. St. Cecilia Catholic… Read More
Oct 26
Together in Holiness in San Francisco
A Catholic Marriage Conference That Inspires Spouses And Empowers Parents Married and engaged couples are invited to the eighth annual Together in Holiness marriage conference on October 26, 2024 from… Read More
Nov 01
Life-Giving Wounds Retreat
November 1-3, 2024   A Retreat For Adult Children of Divorced/Separated Parents Dealing with our parents’ divorce is not easy but confronting this wound with faith can allow us to… Read More

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Online School Of Pastoral Ministry

Introduction to the Old Testament

With Rev. Sebastian A. Carnazzo, PhD

FIRST CLASS: Jul 16, 2024, 07:00 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada)

A survey of all the books of the Old Testament, classified as historical, wisdom and prophetical. This study will examine, with an emphasis in traditional Biblical typology, the revelatory stages of salvation history and the importance of fulfilled prophecy. Throughout the course, the students will be directed to the canon of traditional iconographic representation of significant events of the Old Covenant and thereby, have a unique understanding both of the truths being considered and the importance of visual imagery in the proclamation of the Faith and ongoing catechesis.