San Francisco archdiocese plans Fatima centennial

Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone will culminate the year Oct. 7 by consecrating the archdiocese to the Immaculate Heart of Mary

Preparation for a year of archdiocesan celebrations commemorating the centennial of the apparitions of Our Lady at Fatima begins this Sunday, March 25, the Solemnity of the Annunciation. A Marian Day retreat will be held May 6 at St. Mary’s Cathedral, with Cardinal William J. Levada as main Mass celebrant. Archbishop Salvatore J. Cordileone will culminate the year Oct. 7 by … [Read more...]

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San Francisco’s radical parish prepares next step

Adoration chapel to open March 25

California Catholic Exclusive. On March 13, 14, and 15, San Francisco’s Star of the Sea parish will host its 2017 Lenten Mission. Church pastor Fr. Joseph Illo explained that the Lenten parish mission will be focused on adoration of the Blessed Sacrament in anticipation of a new adoration chapel opening. The mission will be given by Fr. Victor Warkulwiz of the … [Read more...]

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Lenten Speaker series in San Francisco

Cathedral of Saint Mary of the Assumption will host weekly talks during Lent

Lenten Speaker Series, Saint Mary Cathedral, San Francisco Saturdays in Lent, March 4-April 8, 2017 10:30 a.m.-12:00 Noon Saint Mary’s Cathedral, 1111 Gough Street, San Francisco Contact:  Father Driscoll, Parochial Vicar, Saint Mary’s Cathedral 415-567-2020 x 208    frdriscoll@stmarycathedralsf.org  www.stmarycathedralsf.org March 4, 2017 “At the Foot of the Cross—the … [Read more...]

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New schools superintendent named for San Francisco archdiocese

Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone has appointed Pamela Lyons to lead Catholic school system

The Archdiocese of San Francisco announced that Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone has appointed Pamela Lyons as Superintendent of Schools, effective July 1.  She replaces Dr. Nina Russo who served as interim superintendent for the past two years. Dr.  Russo is retiring after seven years in Archdiocesan leadership and a 36-year career in education. Last fall the Archbishop … [Read more...]

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Jesuit named new rector of St. Patrick’s Seminary and University

Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone appoints Rev. George F. Schultze, S.J., as president-rector

Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone, Chancellor of the Board of Trustees of St. Patrick’s Seminary & University, has appointed Rev. George F. Schultze, S.J. as President-Rector and Vice Chancellor effective July 1, 2017. Fr. Schultze has been at St. Patrick’s since 2005, serving on the Seminary faculty, holding various administrative positions and serving as spiritual … [Read more...]

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Catholic elementary school closing in San Francisco

Enrollment at 129-year-old St. Charles Borromeo School has declined by almost half over the past three years, school building faces construction issues

Fr. John Jimenez, pastor and director of St. Charles Borromeo School in San Francisco, and the Archdiocese of San Francisco have notified school parents and faculty that the K-8 elementary school will suspend operations at the end of the current school year in June. The Archdiocese said that enrollment at the 129-year-old school has declined by almost half over the past … [Read more...]

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Planned Parenthood opponents outnumbered but victorious in CA

"A battle waged in enemy territory"

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UudhVC5G6TQ&feature=youtu.be California Catholic Exclusive. Demonstrations were held in front of Planned Parenthood locations across the country on Saturday, February 11. In most places, those supporting a funding ban on the abortion chain (organized under the hashtag #defundPP) were in the majority, but in the one-party Democratic/Planned … [Read more...]

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