21 outdoor Masses and a new deacon at Star of the Sea
The feel of the catacombs

The lockdowns accompanying the Covid-19 epidemic have crippled the ability of churches throughout California to provide the sacraments to their parishioners. Different counties have different restrictions, none more stringent than the city and county of San

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21 outdoor Masses and a new deacon at Star of the Sea
The feel of the catacombs
2020-08-10T09:26:19-07:00

Sts. Peter and Paul gets visit from city official
Moving wedding to basketball court doesn't stop virus

The doors were locked. Rows of pews were taped off. The guests were arriving, as instructed, from an underground parking garage through a back door that led to the church

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Sts. Peter and Paul gets visit from city official
Moving wedding to basketball court doesn't stop virus
2020-07-28T08:04:03-07:00

Father Illo pushes back on San Francisco virus regs
Let churches join the parks and restaurants

Father Joseph Illo, pastor of star of the Sea parish in San Francisco, gave an 11-minute homily on Sunday, July 19. Father described a bicycle ride he took down to the Marina

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Father Illo pushes back on San Francisco virus regs
Let churches join the parks and restaurants
2020-07-20T12:32:43-07:00

A pessimistic look at church re-openings after Covid-19
Father Illo: I think we'll be down to 5-10 percent

Father Joesph Illo, pastor of Star of the Sea in San Francisco,  gave a 14-minute homily of Sunday, July 12. A 15-second excerpt: Our

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A pessimistic look at church re-openings after Covid-19
Father Illo: I think we'll be down to 5-10 percent
2020-07-13T13:20:03-07:00

Father Illo counsels courage in face of chaos
Whether it's Yosemite Falls or Golden Gate Park

Father Joseph Illo, pastor of Star of the Sea church in San Francisco gave a 10-minute homily on Sunday, June 21. The homily began with reflections on the Sacred Heart of Jesus but ended up

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Father Illo counsels courage in face of chaos
Whether it's Yosemite Falls or Golden Gate Park
2020-06-23T13:51:33-07:00

San Francisco Catholic Charities pushes Pride month
Tweets on what to do without parade

UPDATE as of June 12: According to Church Militant, who contacted  Catholic Charities San Francisco, Catholic Charities made the following statement:Catholic Charities is committed to the social teachings of the Catholic Church. The posts shared on our social channels

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San Francisco Catholic Charities pushes Pride month
Tweets on what to do without parade
2020-06-12T11:09:02-07:00

How does our Catholic God differ from other gods?
A little light shed on the Trinity by Father Fallon

Father Cameron Faller, in charge of vocations for the San Francisco archdiocese, gave an eight-minute homily on Trinity Sunday, June 7 at Star of the Sea church in San Francisco. He began by asking if

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How does our Catholic God differ from other gods?
A little light shed on the Trinity by Father Fallon
2020-06-08T16:48:25-07:00

Most Holy Redeemer hosts LGBT stations of the cross
Stop at Harvey Milk home

During the height of the COVID-19 pandemic and the resulting lock-down, which caused the nationwide closing of churches and the cancellation of the Holy Mass, two separate Roman Catholic parishes, on different sides of the country,

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Most Holy Redeemer hosts LGBT stations of the cross
Stop at Harvey Milk home
2020-05-14T17:42:05-07:00
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