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Hope and Healing: Pastoral Letter

COVID Vaccinations

California Bishops, Catholic health care ministries and Catholic Charities work together to promote Pfizer and Moderna vaccines as morally acceptable and medically safe and effective. 

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LATEST NEWS

 

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Newsom Releases Budget; Synod Listening Sessions
Governor Newsom releases record-setting budget proposal; synodal listening sessions begin in dioceses; Dioceses of Oakland and Santa Rosa celebrate 60th anniversaries; Pope Francis decries politicization of pandemic and the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity in this week's Insights.
Week of Prayer for Christian Unity
Week of Prayer for Christian Unity
The theme for the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity 2022 is “We saw the star in the East, and we came to worship Him” (cf. Mathew 2:2)
Synod on Synodal Church
Synodal Listening Sessions
Listening sessions for Pope Francis’ "For a synodal Church: communion, participation, and mission" have launched in dioceses throughout the state.
Poverty Awareness Month
La legislatura de CA ha vuelto; apoye los eventos de vida y justicia
El regreso de la Legislatura de California; el reconocimiento de las señales de la trata de personas; próximos acontecimientos relacionados con la vida; la Diócesis de Stockton celebra 60 años, y enero es el Mes de la Concientización sobre la Pobreza en las Perspectivas de esta semana.

LATEST NEWS

 

latest news icon
Newsom Releases Budget; Synod Listening Sessions
Governor Newsom releases record-setting budget proposal; synodal listening sessions begin in dioceses; Dioceses of Oakland and Santa Rosa celebrate 60th anniversaries; Pope Francis decries politicization of pandemic and the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity in this week's Insights.
Week of Prayer for Christian Unity
Week of Prayer for Christian Unity
The theme for the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity 2022 is “We saw the star in the East, and we came to worship Him” (cf. Mathew 2:2)
Synod on Synodal Church
Synodal Listening Sessions
Listening sessions for Pope Francis’ "For a synodal Church: communion, participation, and mission" have launched in dioceses throughout the state.
Poverty Awareness Month
La legislatura de CA ha vuelto; apoye los eventos de vida y justicia
El regreso de la Legislatura de California; el reconocimiento de las señales de la trata de personas; próximos acontecimientos relacionados con la vida; la Diócesis de Stockton celebra 60 años, y enero es el Mes de la Concientización sobre la Pobreza en las Perspectivas de esta semana.
St. Junipero Serra & California Missions

From 1769 to 1784, Franciscan missionary Father Junípero Serra traveled up and down California, founding the first nine of California’s 21 missions. Nearly 250 years after Fr. Junípero Serra planted the seeds of Christianity in Alta California, 19 of California’s 21 missions still serve as active Catholic communities and places of worship to serve the religious needs of thousands of Californians.

  • Compendium

    Concerned with the well being of all people and their common good, the Church’s social teachings lay out what is necessary to live a dignified human life in today's world and our joint responsibility to each other to make that happen.

    The social teachings provide principles for reflection, criteria for judgment and guidelines for action.

    Examine the common themes or read the social encyclicals of last 120 years.

  • Pope Francis

    A selection of the writings from His Holiness examine the challenges facing families, our role in promoting human development while caring for our common home and what it means to evangelize in today's world.

  • world in hands

    Cherishing the many natural blessings of the Golden State while expressing growing concern with escalating threats to our world, the Catholic Bishops of California have issued a pastoral statement calling on all people to “contribute to the ecological well-being of our state.”