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Father Illo on Baptism of Our Lord – a 15-second excerpt

Joseph Ratzinger – baptized the same day he was born (Photo from On Sunday, Jan. 12, feast of the Baptism of Our Lord, Father Joseph Illo, gave an 8-minute sermon at San Francisco's Star of the Sea

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2020-01-13T12:03:20-08:00January 13th, 2020|Categories: 15-second homilies|Tags: , , |0 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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2018-08-27T15:44:04-07:00August 27th, 2018|Categories: Church life|Tags: , , |10 Comments

San Francisco parish will host Papal Ninja

California Catholic Daily exclusive: On Sunday, November 12, San Francisco’s Star of the Sea parish will host a talk by Sean Bryan, better known to millions of viewers of NBC’s hit show “American Ninja Warrior” as the “Papal Ninja.” "American Ninja

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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

Three out of 150 families at the school attend the church

The following comes from a Jan. 29 story by Jim Graves on Catholic World Report. See California Catholic Daily Jan. 27 story on Father Illo and altar boys. ….CWR: The CBS news story interviewed several people besides yourself, all of whom

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