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

Father Illo: "It is hard for me to say what I'm about to say." 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

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2019-11-25T12:13:06-08:00November 25th, 2019|Categories: Exclusives|Tags: , , |9 Comments

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

Father Goode: "People used to say there was a Jesuit from every block of the parish." On Saturday, November 9, the feast of the Dedication of the Lateran Basilica, San Francisco’s Star of the Sea Parish celebrated its 125th

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2019-11-15T07:10:13-08:00November 14th, 2019|Categories: Church life, Exclusives|Tags: , , , |2 Comments

Father Illo speaks on Humanae Vitae and clerical abuse

Editor's note: California Catholic Daily publishes Homilies of Note as a regular feature, but these two by Father Joseph Illo of Star of the Sea in San Francisco stood out. Transcribed versions are below the videos: Father Illo on Humanae

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2018-08-27T15:44:04-08:00August 27th, 2018|Categories: Church life|Tags: , , |10 Comments

Solomonic Appointment by Archbishop Cordileone

On April 28, the Archdiocese of San Francisco announced new clergy appointments. The announcement included the news that Fr. Vito Perrone, of the Contemplatives of St. Joseph, will serve as the new Chaplain of Star of the Sea School, starting

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Packed church for Fathers Illo and Driscoll

On Saturday, April 25, the 4:30 p.m. Mass at San Francisco’s Star of the Sea Church resembled Easter or Christmas. The packed Church was a show of support for Star's faithful Catholic Priests, Father Joseph Illo and Father Patrick Driscoll.

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Star of the Sea Church, San Francisco

Name of Church Star of the Sea Address 4420 Geary Blvd., San Francisco CA 94118 Phone number (415) 751-0450 Website www.staroftheseachurchsf.com Mass times Saturday vigil, 4:30 p.m. Sundays, 8 a.m., 9:30 a.m., 11 a.m. (Latin Tridentine) and 1 p.m. Weekdays,

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2018-12-27T16:50:41-08:00April 17th, 2015|Categories: Catholic Churches|Tags: , , , |34 Comments

Faithful archbishop and pastor frustrate fellow priests

The following comes from a March 26 story in the National Catholic Reporter. During what one participant described as an "explosive" meeting, the San Francisco archdiocese's Council of Priests in mid-February addressed Star of the Sea pastor Fr. Joseph Illo's

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Noted mariologist to preach Lenten mission in San Francisco

From Sunday March 1 through Tuesday March 3, Star of the Sea will host a Lenten parish mission with the theme “Mary, the Eucharist and Reconciliation.” The mission will be preached by noted Mariologist Monsignor Arthur Calkins. In a 2002

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2015-02-27T10:23:29-08:00February 27th, 2015|Categories: Other News|Tags: , , |38 Comments