Exclusives

CalCatholic Exclusives

Original stories by California Catholic Daily reporters.

Worth driving to: St. Columba, Chowchilla
Expect good homilies at this small town church: pastor is orthodox and knowledgeable in both philosophy and theology

Name of Church St. Columba

Address 213 Orange Avenue, Chowchilla, CA 93610

Phone number 559-665-3376

Mass times Saturday vigil, 6 p.m.  Sunday, 8 a.m., 10 a.m.,

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Worth driving to: St. Columba, Chowchilla
Expect good homilies at this small town church: pastor is orthodox and knowledgeable in both philosophy and theology
2020-01-24T04:35:20-08:00

Only black-led pro-life march in America this Friday
Oakland’s Stand Up 4 Life rally & march January 24

On Friday, January, 24 at Frank Ogawa Plaza, in front of Oakland City Hall, Walter Hoye will lead the 13th Stand Up 4 Life rally and march. Despite the fact that the

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Only black-led pro-life march in America this Friday
Oakland’s Stand Up 4 Life rally & march January 24
2020-01-21T00:34:46-08:00

Pope Benedict XVI “the deepest thinker”
So says filmmaker Werner Herzog

Werner Herzog, the well-known film director and film legend [Aguirre, the Wrath of God (1972), Nosferatu the Vampyre (1978), Fitzcarraldo (1982)], praised Benedict XVI in a December 7 interview with German newspaper Die Welt. Asked if

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Pope Benedict XVI “the deepest thinker”
So says filmmaker Werner Herzog
2019-12-11T10:28:15-08:00

Christian student doesn’t think actions on Earth determine afterlife
Laythen has faith but believes that the Bible and concept of deadly sins exist in order to control people

California Catholic Daily reporter, Mary Rose, visits a California college each week and asks students about God, good, and evil. Interview with Laythen, who is studying psychology, near the Drama building at San Jose City College

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Christian student doesn’t think actions on Earth determine afterlife
Laythen has faith but believes that the Bible and concept of deadly sins exist in order to control people
2019-12-09T10:02:37-08:00

Father Illo asks prayers of exorcism Dec. 6
"All of us worship idols to some degree, but..."

In his sermon on Christ the King, yesterday, Sunday, Nov. 24, Father Joseph Illo, pastor of Star of the Sea parish in San Francisco, used stronger words than ever: “It is hard for me to say

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Father Illo asks prayers of exorcism Dec. 6
"All of us worship idols to some degree, but..."
2019-11-25T12:13:06-08:00

California Mission Mass celebrated Friday at Santa Clara University
Written down for converted Native Americans

On Friday, November 22, at 6:30 p.m. the traditional Latin Mass and California Mission Mass music will return to Mission Santa Clara, which serves as the Santa Clara University Chapel. Two choirs will chant the Propers for the Feast of

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California Mission Mass celebrated Friday at Santa Clara University
Written down for converted Native Americans
2019-11-20T11:03:13-08:00

SF’s ‘vocations parish’ celebrates 125 years
Priests, nuns join Patrick Coffin at Star of the Sea

On Saturday, November 9, the feast of the Dedication of the Lateran Basilica, San Francisco’s Star of the Sea Parish celebrated its 125th anniversary. The day was marked by a Mass celebrated by the pastor, Father Joseph Illo, concelebrated by

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SF’s ‘vocations parish’ celebrates 125 years
Priests, nuns join Patrick Coffin at Star of the Sea
2019-11-15T07:10:13-08:00

Cañada College student: “I’m not saying go eat babies, but…”
Brian and Devontay are friends; one Christian and one agnostic, and both pro-abortion

California Catholic Daily reporter, Mary Rose, visits a California college each week and asks students about God, good, and evil. Interview with Brian, who is studying psychology, and Divontay, who is studying to be a medical assistant,

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Cañada College student: “I’m not saying go eat babies, but…”
Brian and Devontay are friends; one Christian and one agnostic, and both pro-abortion
2019-11-04T09:42:07-08:00

Lesbian rabbi latest member of USF Ministry
Joins open homosexual Donal Godfrey, SJ on Catholic university's staff

On August 6, the (Jesuit) University of San Francisco introduced the newest member of the school’s University Ministry, “Rabbi-in-Residence” Camille Angel. From the press release:

“For the first time in its 164-year

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Lesbian rabbi latest member of USF Ministry
Joins open homosexual Donal Godfrey, SJ on Catholic university's staff
2019-09-12T13:52:11-07:00

Fr. Fessio, Ignatius Press at St Patrick’s Seminary
Catholic publishers honored

 

Special from Gibbons Cooney. On Saturday, September 14, St. Patrick’s Seminary will host its annual gala fundraiser. St. Patrick’s serves the archdiocese of San Francisco, plus surrounding dioceses including Oakland, Santa Rosa,

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Fr. Fessio, Ignatius Press at St Patrick’s Seminary
Catholic publishers honored
2019-09-12T13:53:47-07:00