S.F. archdiocese offers course on St. Junipero Serra
A wonderful source of grace, inspiration, and solace

Saint Junipero Serra, O.F.M., S.T.D. (1713-84) has historically been revered as the Apostle of California. Since his canonization by Pope Francis in Washington, D.C. on September 23, 2015 and his beatification at Saint Peter’s

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S.F. archdiocese offers course on St. Junipero Serra
A wonderful source of grace, inspiration, and solace
2020-07-31T17:29:14-07:00

The Bishop of Disneyland
Bishop Kevin Vann reflects on his 15 years in the episcopate

Editor’s note: Bishop Vann was installed as the third bishop of the Diocese of Fort Worth, Texas on July 13, 2005. Pope Benedict XVI announced his appointment as the fourth Bishop of Orange on Sept. 21,

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The Bishop of Disneyland
Bishop Kevin Vann reflects on his 15 years in the episcopate
2020-07-31T14:18:50-07:00

Father Elewaut pushes back on Serra in Ventura County seal
Supervisors want to defer to Diversity and Inclusion Task Force

A proposal to remove St. Junípero Serra from Ventura County’s official seal is unwarranted, and elected officials need to know Serra’s true story, according to the priest who heads the final mission the sainted Spanish missionary

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Father Elewaut pushes back on Serra in Ventura County seal
Supervisors want to defer to Diversity and Inclusion Task Force
2020-07-22T10:59:51-07:00

Report from Christ Cathedral
Our first Thanksgiving Mass, our first Christmas, and our first Ash Wednesday

On Wednesday, July 17, 2019, the great festal doors of our beautiful new cathedral were opened for the first time, and so began the solemn Mass of the Dedication of Christ Cathedral.

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Report from Christ Cathedral
Our first Thanksgiving Mass, our first Christmas, and our first Ash Wednesday
2020-07-17T12:25:28-07:00

San Buenaventura Mission elevated, Junipero Serra statues out
Pope Francis designates LA mission a basilica, while Ventura city council votes to move statues off public property

Pope Francis has elevated a California mission church founded by St. Junipero Serra to the rank of minor basilica. The San Buenaventura Mission in Ventura was granted the title by the pope in an announcement from

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San Buenaventura Mission elevated, Junipero Serra statues out
Pope Francis designates LA mission a basilica, while Ventura city council votes to move statues off public property
2020-07-17T12:35:00-07:00

Church music composer investigated by L.A. archdiocese
Gives new meaning to “You are Mine,” “We are Called,” “Blest are They” 

The Archdiocese of Los Angeles says it will investigate allegations of sexual misconduct against noted liturgical musician and composer David Haas, who has performed over the years at the archdiocese’s Religious Education Congress.

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Church music composer investigated by L.A. archdiocese
Gives new meaning to “You are Mine,” “We are Called,” “Blest are They” 
2020-07-07T09:35:50-07:00

Call for Serra statue vigil first week of July in Hillsborough
San Juan Capistrano moves its replicas of the missionary

Call for Serra statue vigil first week of July in Hillsborough
San Juan Capistrano moves its replicas of the missionary
2020-06-29T18:35:27-07:00

San Bernardino diocese holds walk against racism
“We have to look at ourselves and be honest"

As he spoke of his decades long experience of racism, and the current national climate following the police killing of George Floyd, the voice of Deacon Don Norris, the only African American deacon in the diocese,

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San Bernardino diocese holds walk against racism
“We have to look at ourselves and be honest"
2020-06-29T14:12:06-07:00

Half of San Francisco’s parishes defy city’s 12-person rule
“They cannot force us not to open"

About half of San Francisco’s Catholic parishes celebrated public Mass Sunday, June 21, a sign of the revival of parish life and worship after nearly 100 days of shelter-in-place orders.

Father Francis Garbo, pastor of Mission

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Half of San Francisco’s parishes defy city’s 12-person rule
“They cannot force us not to open"
2020-06-22T11:09:11-07:00
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