St. Mary's Cathedral Recitals
1111 Gough St. at Geary, San Francisco
415-567-2020, ext. 213
The following Sunday Recitals start at 4:00 pm and are free to the public, with ample free parking:
- 2/1 Zoltan Varga (Hungary), Organist, with Borbala Baboth, Soprano
- 2/8 Xiyan Wang, Piano
- 2/15 Hans Uwe Hielscher (Germany), Organist
- 2/22 NO RECITAL
World Day of the Sick Mass
On behalf of Archbishop Cordileone as principal celebrant and the Archdiocese of San Francisco, the Order of Malta is very pleased to invite you to the annual World Day of the Sick Mass. This year the Mass is being celebrated on Saturday February 7th at 11:00am in Saint Mary's Cathedral.
This special Mass, which is always held near the Feast day of Our Lady of Lourdes, will include anointing of the sick, blessing of the caregivers' hands, and a blessing with Lourdes water for all. Please help us spread the word and encourage all caregivers and those who are sick to come to this celebration. Contact Ken Ryan at 415 865-6718.
Free Naturalization Clinic with Catholic Charities
Do you speak Spanish, Cantonese, Mandarin, or Russian? Volunteer or Attend a Free Naturalization Clinic with Catholic Charities in support of the San Francisco Pathways to Citizenship Initiative on Saturday, February 7th in the City College of San Francisco's Chinatown/North Beach Campus at 808 Kearny Street.from 9:00am to 12:00pm.
In addition to helping interpret applications for those seeking access to these resources, volunteers will also be needed to assist with setup and cleanup. For more information call 415 972-1307, or sign-up at tinyurl.com/natzvolunteer.
Year of Consecrated Life Open House
Open House celebrating the Year of Consecrated Life: February 8, 2015
Dominican Sisters of San Rafael: Saint Rose Convent, 2515 Pine Street, San Francisco: 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Dominican Sisters of San Rafael: Dominican Convent, 1540 Grand Avenue, San Rafael: 3:00pm - 4:30p
Sisters of Mercy: 2300 Adeline Drive, Burlingame: 9:30am - 11:00am plus Sunday Liturgy at 11:15.
World Meeting of Families
The World Meeting of Families is an international event, which was begun by Pope Saint John Paul II in 1994. The last 3 editions (2006, 2009, 2012) were held in Valencia, Mexico City, and Milan but in 2015, the World Meeting of Families will be held in the United States for the very first time, and will take place from September 22nd to September 27th in Philadelphia, PA.
From noon on Tuesday to noon on Friday (September 22nd to 25th) there will be a Congress, with speakers and breakout sessions. Participants numbering from 10,000 to 15,000 are expected.
The highlight of the meeting will be a Papal visit from Friday to Sunday, culminating in a Papal Mass on Sunday, which is expected to draw over a million people. Registration for the Congress is $350.