The Catholic Church in California — an annual report

September 1, 2017 to August 30, 2018

The following annual report, the first of its kind, is based on stories from California Catholic Daily from September 1, 2017 through August 30, 2018 and from staff research. CONTENTS Yearly statistics by diocese Priests, parishes, ordinations, seminarians — information from diocesan websites or staff California bishop statements of note Immigration, gun … [Read more...]

California Catholic’s quiet missionaries

Email us for your free calling cards 

  On Friday, January 26, we announced that we will send our readers 10 free calling cards just for the asking. Since then we have had requests for 10 cards each from two readers from San Francisco, one from Anza, one from Sherman Oaks who was going to a Feb. 4 baby shower, and one nun who is on “outreach ministries for our Congregation” in the L.A. … [Read more...]

Free — your own Cal Catholic calling cards

Make your impression

Ever in a family or church gathering where someone doesn’t know California Catholic Daily?   And you think they should.     Now we will send you 10 Cal Catholic business cards — just for the asking.   Email us your name and address and we’ll put in the mail to you today.   Send to … [Read more...]

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Give free subscription of Cal Catholic to friends, relatives, your friendly pastor

You may be one of two kinds of Cal Catholic readers: First kind. You happened on this site by accident. If so, please know that you can get daily, thrice-weekly, or weekly emails with article highlights, so you don’t miss out. Second kind. You already get daily or less frequent emails from us. If so, consider giving your relatives, friends, fellow parishioners FREE … [Read more...]

Pro-lifers need not apply

San Diego diocese personnel office does not want Cal Catholic readers

            The following came in a Nov. 10 email. From: Kristie Krische <> Subject: Job posting removal Date: November 10, 2014 3:30:39 PM PST To: "" <> Please do not post jobs from the Diocese of San Diego on your website. Thanks. A link … [Read more...]

Dear California Catholic Daily readers

  We are the small non-profit that runs the #1 Catholic website in California. We serve 10 thousand  users a day. We take no government funds and have no large donors. Now is the time we ask. If everyone reading this gave $3, we would raise our annual budget in one hour. Cal Catholic has been able with our small staff and the help of volunteers to post … [Read more...]