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Archbishop's Schedule
  • Archbishop's Calendar

    by Catholic San Francisco | Jul 07, 2016

    Jan. 11: Presbyteral Council and chancery meetings

    Jan. 14: Parish visit, Nativity Parish, San Francisco

    Jan. 17: Chancery meetings

    Jan. 18: Priest Personnel Board and chancery meetings

    Jan. 19: Independent Review Board meeting

    Jan. 21: Parish visit, St. Charles Borromeo

    Jan. 24: Chancery meetings

    Jan. 25: Chancery meetings

    Jan. 26: Walk for Life reception, 6 p.m.

    Jan. 27: Walk for Life Mass, cathedral 9:30 a.m.; Walk for Life


  • National Migration Week: A reminder of our duty to welcome the stranger

    In 2003, the Catholic bishops of the United States and Mexico issued a historic binational pastoral letter on immigration, “Strangers No Longer: Together on the Journey of Hope.” The title takes its inspiration from St. Paul, who, in the second chapter of his letter to the Ephesians, states: “. . . you are strangers and aliens no longer. No, you are fellow citizens of the saints and members of the household of God.”
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  • Archbishop offers solidarity with undocumented detainees

    In a Thanksgiving week filled with public actions, Archbishop Salvatore J. Cordileone wrote an opinion piece in the San Francisco Chronicle and then joined activists to fill a U.S. immigration courtroom in solidarity with Hugo Mejia, who was seeking bond while fighting a deportation order.
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  • Fatima: A call to spiritual arms for the salvation and peace of the world

    At this significant moment in world history, as we mark the 100th anniversary of the apparitions at Fatima, understandably, much attention has been given to this supernatural phenomenon.
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  • Wildfires: ‘Survival mode’ north as archdiocese opens arms to displaced, distressed

    Marin Catholic High School students delivered bottled water, Catholic Charities fed first responders and Marin County parishes organized to provide shelter and spiritual care, as organizations and individuals throughout the Archdiocese of San Francisco responded with aid and comfort to those affected by the devastating Wine Country wildfires.
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  • Archbishop joins interfaith prayer circle for UPS victims

    Catholic, Episcopal, Buddhist, Jewish and Muslim faith leaders in San Francisco led a crowd of about 75 in a street corner prayer service outside the UPS facility in San Francisco’s Potrero Hill district on June 19, six days after three UPS employees were killed in a workplace shooting.
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  • Archbishop Cordileone’s Easter message

    Easter is the high point of the church year, the culmination of the saving mysteries that Jesus has embodied.
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  • Order of Malta, archbishop joining hands for Day of the Sick Mass

    In continuing commemoration of St. John Paul II’s establishment in 1982 of World Day of the Sick as well as their own ministry to those not well and their caregivers, the Western Association of the Order of Malta is facilitating a Mass Feb. 11 at 11 a.m. at St. Mary’s Cathedral, Gough Street at Geary Boulevard, San Francisco.
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  • Catholic education stresses virtues

    In the United States many boys and girls enjoy basketball. No parent is surprised that when a child gets home from school and has done his homework, he wants to go out and shoot baskets in the backyard or the playground with his friend.
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  • Archbishop: Holy doors ‘symbol of the open door to paradise’

    Archbishop Salvatore J. Cordileone ritually opened the main entrance to St. Mary’s Cathedral as a symbolic Holy Door, and 500 faithful who had gathered in the plaza for the ceremony filed into the church Dec. 13 for an Advent Sunday vespers service to inaugurate the Extraordinary Jubilee Year of Mercy in the archdiocese.
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  • Archbishop leads prayer for slain man at Mission street corner

    Archbishop Salvatore J. Cordileone joined in prayer with the family of 26-year-old Hector Salvador Dec. 9 at 16th and Hoff streets in the Mission District in San Francisco.
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  • ‘Our Lady, Untier of Knots’

    The recent visit of Pope Francis to our country was a moment of tremendous grace for all of us, and I think we all still feel deep gratitude to our Holy Father for his pastoral outreach to us here in the United States, and especially his understanding of the very many struggles that families are dealing with these days, and the challenges that people of faith face in living a life of wholehearted devotion to Jesus and of integrity with his teachings.
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  • World Mission Sunday 2015

    Every year we remember in a special way our Baptismal call to mission as we celebrate World Mission Sunday, this year on October 18.
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  • Archbishop links natural family planning, stewardship of environment

    San Francisco Archbishop Salvatore J. Cordileone linked protection and nurturing of marriage and the family with stewardship of the environment, drawing heavily on the words of Pope Francis and the two previous pontiffs in his keynote address to the California Association of Natural Family Planning.
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  • Archbishop, pro-lifers protest Planned Parenthood

    Hundreds of Bay Area residents protested Planned Parenthood and its sale of aborted baby parts for research, gathering to pray at clinics in Marin, San Mateo and San Francisco as part of a national day of protest Aug. 22 that drew tens of thousands to more than 320 Planned Parenthood locations nationwide.
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  • ‘It is now up to us, in great ways and small’

    It is gratifying to us in the City of St. Francis that the opening words of the long-anticipated encyclical of Pope Francis, “Laudato Si’,” are taken from the famous “Canticle of the Creatures” composed by our mutual patronal saint, the Little Poor Man of Assisi, who is such a model for all of us of care for all of God’s creation.
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  • Archbishop celebrates Mass with charismatics on Pentecost weekend

    Calling it a “stroke of God’s providence,” Archbishop Salvatore J. Cordileone celebrated the opening Mass of the 28th Annual Northern California Catholic Charismatic Convention on the weekend of Pentecost.
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  • Archbishop visits St. Denis in Menlo Park

    DUBLIN – The head of the Irish bishops’ conference distanced himself from comments made by U.S. Cardinal Raymond L. Burke concerning Irish voters who backed same-sex marriage.
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  • Archbishop receives relic before the World Meeting of Families

    Archbishop Salvatore J. Cordileone received an unexpected gift from Philadelphia – a first-class relic of St. John Neumann, bishop of Philadelphia and first American male saint. The archbishop will join Pope Francis and other American bishops in Philadelphia for the World Meeting of Families in September.
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  • Hundreds attend picnic to support Archbishop Cordileone

    Archbishop Salvatore J. Cordileone spent time with about 500 supporters who enjoyed a sunny day near San Francisco’s Embarcadero at the May 16 Archbishop Cordileone Support Day Family Picnic.
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  • Archbishop visits 40 Days for Life vigil in San Mateo

    Archbishop Salvatore J. Cordileone visited pro-life volunteers March 7 at the 40 Days for Life prayer vigil outside the Planned Parenthood Clinic in San Mateo.
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