San Francisco church to hold funeral for beloved homeless man

California Catholic Daily exclusive by Anna Rose: Thomas Myron Hooker was a beloved fixture at Star of the Sea Church in the Richmond District of San Francisco. When Mass was being celebrated or when the church was empty, Thomas was

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2016-11-05T06:05:49-07:00November 4th, 2016|Categories: Church life|Tags: , , |11 Comments

Jesuit ministries seek to make impact to help the homeless in Southern California

The following comes from an October 19 Angelus article by Ellie Hidalgo: Homelessness has many faces in the City of Angels. It’s a harsh reality faced by many veterans, seniors, foster youths, the unemployed, working poor families, immigrants, formerly incarcerated, battered

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2016-10-24T17:32:12-07:00October 25th, 2016|Categories: California Diocese News|Tags: , , |2 Comments

Orange County Catholics lobby Board of Supervisors

The following comes from a Diocese of Orange post: OC’s homeless had an advocate [on November 17] as dozens of Catholics gathered in front of the Orange County Hall of Administration in Santa Ana, a show of support for the proposed

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2015-11-28T10:19:31-07:00November 28th, 2015|Categories: California Diocese News|Tags: , , |1 Comment

If you think your parish is boring, it might be because you’re sleeping in

The following comes from an Apr. 22 posting by P.G. Cuschieri on Aleteia. Fr. Dennis can be seen waiting at the side entrance of St. Monica‘s on California Street at 6am every morning. If he didn’t wear his priest’s collar

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2014-04-23T09:37:13-07:00April 25th, 2014|Categories: Church life|Tags: , |9 Comments