As the U.S. Catholic bishops meet this week in an effort to turn the tide on the clergy abuse crisis, a new study reveals that a majority of Americans believe abuse at the hands of priests and bishops to be
Dominican Sisters of Mission San Jose Barbara Hagel and Jeanette De Young became accidental beekeepers after a friend offered the community a single beehive two years ago. Both said they have been “swept away” by what they have learned since
Growing up in a “lukewarm Catholic family,” Fr. Quan Tran dutifully carried out his parents’ wishes that he pursue financial success. He studied law at Pepperdine University and then served for 10 years as an Orange County deputy
At the heart of Sandra Zicke’s mission as a catechist has been the radical inclusion at the heart of the church. “Everyone has a right to the sacraments,” she told Catholic San Francisco. Zicke, a retired special education teacher, has
Name of Church St. Kieran Church Address 1510 Greenfield Drive, El Cajon, CA 92021 Phone number (619) 588-6881 Website www.stkieran.com Mass times Saturday vigil, 5 p.m. Sundays, 8 & 10 a.m. Monday, Tuesday, Friday, 7:30 a.m. Wednesday, 9 a.m. (no
Two years ago I was on a panel at the University of Notre Dame where a fellow presenter lamented the almost total absence of women in leadership in the church. Perhaps she did not read my bio or listen to
A long-standing tradition will end this summer as the Knights of Columbus discard the ceremonial capes and plumed chapeaus of its fourth-degree members. July 1 will mark the end of a 79-year era when the Knights change the ceremonial Color
The Diocese of Sacramento has received multiple reports from parishioners receiving scam emails from an imposter who creates an email address using the pastor's name and then sends a phony email asking for money in the form of gift cards.
The typical member of the priestly ordination class of 2019 is a 33-year-old cradle Catholic, according to a recently released survey of 379 of the 481 men slated to be ordained to the priesthood in the United States this year.
Governor Gavin Newsom announced last week plans to transfer $521,000 from the state Rapid Response Reserve Fund to Catholic Charities of San Bernardino and Riverside Counties to assist asylum seekers from Central America. “California is a state of refuge,” said