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Being Catholic in San Francisco means being on mission—but not alone. In our beautiful and historic coastal city, we hear echoes of our missionary past in the modern women and men who bear the same hope as those who founded our hometown. Catholic SF shares their stories and helps to bring our community of faith together.
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Easter tradition aims to bring hope to those in jail
Archdiocesan Schools participate in Choral Festival
What is the Chrism Mass?
Rev. Phillip F. D’Auby SM
Bishops find Catholic disciples, evangelizers with ‘deep spiritual thirst’ on San Quentin death row
St. Patrick Catholic Church continues mission of its namesake
Cathedral hosts Northern California Regional Choir Festival
St. Mary’s Chinese Mission School celebrates 100th anniversary
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“The Enduring Value of the Priesthood”
Let us thank God for this precious gift, for the gift of the Priesthood, and for these brothers of ours who have responded to that call and those who are… Read More
So, what was Vatican II all about?
A short course with Mark Brumley
The Second Vatican Council remains controversial in some Catholic circles. Many people see it as involving a radical break from the Catholic past, for good or bad. Others, such as the popes since the Council, see it as a renewal and reform of the one-and-the same Catholic Church.
Tuesday nights at 7 PM PT (San Francisco) on October 5, 12, 19, 26, November 2, 9