archdiocese of san francisco

Friday, May 17, 2024
Child sex trafficking bill survives key test

Legislation that would make it a felony to purchase a child for sex survived a key test in Sacramento on Thursday. SB 1414 passed the state Senate Appropriations Committee unanimously… Read More

Tuesday, May 07, 2024
What bills does the California Catholic Conference support this year?

The California Catholic Conference is asking Catholics to lobby for a bill that would make child sex trafficking a felony, as well as other bills aimed at nurturing and preserving… Read More

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

Thursday, April 25, 2024
Project Rachel retreat offers peace to women wounded by abortion

Jesus is waiting to meet the women who come on the June 14-16 Women’s Retreat for Healing After Abortion, says Father Vito Perrone, leader of Project Rachel Ministry.

Tuesday, March 19, 2024
CA Conference: School choice is social justice

Educators, political advocates, and national experts gathered this month in Oakland to brainstorm how to bring educational choice to all California families.

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
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

Tuesday, January 09, 2024
Former Pussycat Doll to speak at Walk for Life

Being chosen out of 2,000 other girls to be a member of the popular girl band the Pussycat Dolls seemed like a dream come true to teen-aged Kaya Jones. But… 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, November 27, 2023
Faith in Action: Catholic ministry brings hot Thanksgiving meals to SF jails

Archdiocese of San Francisco Restorative Justice Ministry coordinator Julio Escobar and his team delivered Thanksgiving meals, blessing and fellowship to all the 1,100 men and women incarcerated in the City… Read More

Wednesday, November 01, 2023
SF Pro-life pioneer leaves a legacy of accomplishment and love

Women, babies and families lost an advocate on earth on Oct. 18, but those who loved and respected Mary Ann Schwab believe they have gained an advocate in the hereafter.… Read More

Monday, October 23, 2023
Archbishop: Catholic medical workers follow ‘a sacred calling’

Calling their work “a sacred calling,” San Francisco Archbishop Salvatore J. Cordileone addressed Catholic medical professionals gathered for the traditional White Mass for Medical Professionals at Mater Dolorosa Church in… Read More