Archbishop Cordileone

Monday, April 29, 2024
Respect Life Essay Contest highlights the power of adoption to change lives for good

“Adoption is many things, but above all, it is a gift to everyone involved.” This sentence from a winning essay crystalized the theme of the 35th annual Archdiocesan Respect Life… Read More

Tuesday, March 12, 2024
Fundamental health care: Be as Christ to the sick

What does it mean to be a Catholic doctor, nurse, or other health-care practitioner in today’s world?

Wednesday, February 28, 2024
Archbishop leads prayer for family who died in apparent murder-suicide

San Francisco Archbishop Salvatore J. Cordileone stood outside a neatly painted single story home in a quiet San Mateo neighborhood this morning and led a short prayer service for the… Read More

Wednesday, February 28, 2024
Catholics celebrate Chinese New Year in San Francisco

The Catholic Chinese Ministry celebrated Chinese New Year at St. Mary’s Cathedral with Mass and a banquet Archbishop Salvatore J. Cordileone offered the Mass and the party afterwards at the… Read More

Sunday, January 21, 2024
Tens of thousands rally at 20th annual Walk for Life West Coast

Undaunted by rain and the dismal political outlook in California, tens of thousands of prolife supporters turned out for the 20th annual Walk for Life West Coast on Jan. 20… Read More

Tuesday, January 02, 2024
Christmas Angels Party brings Christ’s joy

Archbishop Cordileone joined the Christmas Angels party, a beloved tradition of the Restorative Justice Ministry.

Monday, May 01, 2023
Archbishop praises parents, students at 34th annual Respect Life Essay Contest Award ceremony

Archbishop Cordileone singled out parents particularly for praise at the annual Respect Life Essay Contest awards. “You are the ones forming them in faith,” he said.

Sunday, January 22, 2023
Walk for Life Mass features soaring, expressive music in honor of life, martyred saint

Archbishop Salvatore J. Cordileone commissioned a special prolife Mass from composer Chris Mueller, believing it would bring notes of beauty and hope to the looming 50th anniversary of Roe v.… Read More

Sunday, January 22, 2023
Tens of thousands rally at 19th annual Walk for Life West Coast

The first Walk for Life West Coast since the June 24 U.S. Supreme Court ruling overturning Roe v. Wade drew tens of thousands of prolife supporters to San Francisco in… Read More

Tuesday, November 15, 2022
Walk for Life Mass to debut new sacred music highlighting children’s voices

This year’s Walk for Life West Coast Mass will feature something special:  a newly-composed choral setting of the Mass, written to showcase the clear voices of the St. Brigid School… Read More

Thursday, September 15, 2022
‘For freedom, Christ has set us free.’ (Galatians 5:1)

Archbishop Cordileone’s column for the 2022 September issue of Catholic San Francisco.

Sunday, September 11, 2022
Archbishop to first responders: “We thank you.”

Uniformed police, firefighters and sheriff’s deputies stood saluting in silent tribute of their comrades who had died, as the haunting notes of ‘Taps’ filled the Cathedral of St. Mary of… Read More