San Francisco parish will host Papal Ninja

Sean Bryan to speak at Star of the Sea

California Catholic Daily exclusive: On Sunday, November 12, San Francisco’s Star of the Sea parish will host a talk by Sean Bryan, better known to millions of viewers of NBC’s hit show “American Ninja Warrior” as the “Papal Ninja.” "American Ninja Warrior" follows contestants as they attempt to complete obstacle courses of ever-increasing difficulty. Should a … [Read more...]

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San Francisco church to hold funeral for beloved homeless man

Thomas Myron Hooker was a fixture at Star of the Sea Parish in the Richmond district

California Catholic Daily exclusive by Anna Rose: Thomas Myron Hooker was a beloved fixture at Star of the Sea Church in the Richmond District of San Francisco. When Mass was being celebrated or when the church was empty, Thomas was often found in the back in prayer and keeping a watchful eye on the church. Always cheerful and smiling, Hooker, a member of the San Francisco … [Read more...]

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Three out of 150 families at the school attend the church

100-130 fill 1,000 seats at Sunday Mass

The following comes from a Jan. 29 story by Jim Graves on Catholic World Report. See California Catholic Daily Jan. 27 story on Father Illo and altar boys. ….CWR: The CBS news story interviewed several people besides yourself, all of whom were opposed to the altar boy-only policy. It has a clip of you saying parish income is up, and then cuts to a parishioner saying that … [Read more...]

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