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Live Passion Play, audio slideshow

Members of St. Francis of Assisi Parish in East Palo Alto performed a live, bilingual Passion Play on Good Friday, 2010.  (Photos by Jose Luis ...

Romero mural at USF

University of San Francisco students painted a mural of Archbishop Oscar Romero to commemorate the 30th anniversary of the Salvadoran prelate's ...

Evangelization and education

St. Anthony-Immaculate Conception School in the Mission District of San Francisco is seeing a rise in Catholic parents ...

Jesus walks in this street

Father Kirk Ullery talks about the historic role of St. Boniface Parish in serving the poor of San Francisco.  The parish is marking its 150th ...

Catholics under siege in Vietnam

Catholics in rural Dong Chiem Parish were attacked in January as they defended their freedom to worship on long-held Church land.

Why I chose a consecrated Christian life

Mercy Sister Ellen FitzGerald, a native San Franciscan, recalls the moment she chose her profession.  It was in 1959, after the junior prom at ...

From combat to nursing
Archdiocese of San Francisco
Richard Hackett served two combat tours in Iraq.  The experiences led him to find his calling: nursing.  In this interview ...

How an urban K-8 school stays competitive

How does a Catholic elementary school that serves the poorest immigrant families stay financially afloat?  One key is the support of generous ...

What makes a successful volunteer?
Archdiocese of San Francisco
St. Joseph of Carondelet Sister Katie O'Shea, chaplain for the St. Vincent de Paul Society's Ozanam Center detox outreach in San Francisco, reflects ...

Mercy Sister on her 60th jubilee: "The thirst for God is palpable"

Mercy Sister Mary Ann Scofield reflects on her profession on the occasion of her 60th jubilee.  Catholic San Francisco interviewed her after she ...

San Francisco-India connection: mission in Miao

Most Holy Redeemer parishioner Rory Desmond narrates a slideshow on his mission trip to Miao, India. Desmond documented the impact the ...

Counseling the jobless

Joblessness is spreading across the economy, and even when no immediate help is available those affected benefit from the moral suport of friends and ...

A life in the palm of his hand: formation of a pro-life conscience

A father's powerful bond with his newborn struggling to live sparked a vocation for pro-life ministry.  The Rev. Walter B. Hoye II tells ...

A young priest's dream: Bishop Justice's story

Father William Justice relates a story of his spiritual growth on his selection to be ordained as Auxiliary Bishop of the Archdiocese of San ...

A father's prayer at Lourdes

An audio slideshow of Dan Morris-Young's pilgrimage on Lourdes' 150th anniversary. Morris-Young is a former editor of Catholic San Francisco.  








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