SF Archdiocese - Marriage and Family Life

News and information of interest to couples and families in the Archdiocese of San Francisco, and the greater Bay Area.

Mission: Promote happy, healthy and holy marriages and families.

Operating as usual


Virtual Date Night | Natural Womanhood

Natural Womanhood has a presentation on side effects of the Pill - *Women’s Health Pandemic and what you can do to stop it* Thursday, Nov 19, 5pm (PT).

naturalwomanhood.org Attend this FREE online event in: REGISTER FOR FREE Jason Evert and his wife Crystalina have spoken to teenagers about the Theology of the Body on six continents to more than one million people. They are the authors of more than fifteen books, including How to Find Your Soulmate without Losing Your....


Dutch government backs euthanasia for children under 12

California made Assisted Suicide legal in 2016. The Netherlands did so in 2001. This is where they are now. Should we worry....??

catholicnewsagency.com The government of the Netherlands has announced it will allow the euthanization of terminally ill children between the ages of one and 12.


San Francisco Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone Calls Out Government Discrimination against Christians

youtube.com San Francisco Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone Calls Out Government Discrimination against Christians


Opinion | Americans’ right to worship is being denied by governments. I won’t be silent anymore.

washingtonpost.com In six states with a combined population of 67 million Americans, government covid-19 policies single out religious worship for unfavorable treatment compared to similar secular activities.


INVITE: Theology of the Body Breakthrough- Ruah Woods VIRTUAL Event

This looks great! Especially for parents concerned about what their children are exposed to in our public schools, etc

webcastsuccess.com 9/28 FREE online event: Transform Catholic schools, bless family and friends, inspire saints, and change the world — with St. JP II's life-changing teachings





For Men Only: Healing After Abortion

Coming this weekend - Healing Retreat for men, following abortion

sfarch.org Healing Retreat for Men After Abortion


Fall 2020 Online Retreat — Life-Giving Wounds

Online retreat for adults with divorced parents - "Life-Giving Wounds" (we will do a "live" retreat in 2021).

lifegivingwounds.org The Life-Giving Wounds online retreat will follow as much as possible the format for our in-person retreats. The next online retreat will take place on Thursday evenings from October 1 to November 12, 2020, 8:00 to 9:30 p.m. (EST) for 10 HOURS of support and direction! Click here for our speaker li...

Feast of the Assumption celebrated with outdoor Masses at St. Mary at San Francisco Cathedral

Archbishop Salvatore J. Cordileone has begun celebrating public masses at the cathedral (outdoors), and invites the faithful to join him and multiple priest celebrants to offer special Masses in honor of Mary, Queen of Heaven and Earth, at 9 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 22 outdoors on the plaza of St. Mary’s Cathedral.

In this video the Archbishop explains the importance of celebrating the Eucharist together and notes that “Worship is a First Amendment right.” https://youtu.be/SOtR2-UFrN0

August 15, 2020 Archbishop Salvatore J. Cordileone and brother priests celebrated Masses within the city-permitted health and safety guidelines on the Plaza ...

New Beginnings retreat Sept 11, 12


New Beginnings Events

"Your road to abundant life begins here."

Online retreat for divorced/separated.

newbeginningsevents.org Join us for a weekend of healing and hope for people who have suffered the pain and isolation of divorce. Find love and joy again at New Beginnings’ online summit.


Celebrating Catholic Moms & Families | CatholicMom.com

Great website for - who else? - Catholic moms

catholicmom.com Celebrating Catholic motherhood with podcasts, articles & daily reflections by a team of contributors sharing faith & insight on all things Catholic.


Humanae Vitae Online Study

Online study group for Humanae Vitae

- by Endow and Couple-to-couple League.

Wednesdays, Jul 22 - Aug 26, 10am PT.

Recordings available if you miss a session.


endow-groups.myshopify.com Join us as we unpack the prophetic and inspiring encyclical, Humanae Vitae, with Couple to Couple League and other pro-life leaders! The key message of this document is understanding the inseparable dependency of authentic love and truth in human relationships. This is Pope Paul VI’s long-awaited ...

Support our heroes!

Are you caring for one of our Nation's heroes? Did you know that the American Red Cross provides an entire network of support and resources for caregivers of service members and veterans? Meet Melissa Comeau
and join us for this informative and inspiring evening and sign up for the free Caregiving Wisdom Virtual Event at https://bit.ly/CaregivingWisdomSeries You will learn about often unknown resources available to you and your family. The personal stories you will hear are incredible. Please let anyone you know about this event who is caring for an active military or veteran. We're honored to bring more support to the caregivers of our heroes. https://bit.ly/CaregivingWisdomSeries American Red Cross


Be Light: Year of Belonging - Witness to Love

Be Light: Year of Belonging by Witness to Love is the first year of a five year movement to draw married couples closer together in Christ while being transformed into family missionary disciples.

The Year of Belonging highlights twelve Witness Couples from around the country exploring various topics that unpack the Sacrament of Matrimony.

Registration is FREE and each series will be released via the Witness to Love App and via registered participants email.




#008: Making Your Family Holy - The Burrowshire Podcast

Nice podcast - tips for young families

burrowshirepodcast.com The Catechism describes the family as a “domestic church” (ecclesia domestica), the first school of Christian life and a school for human enrichment. How can we excel in this school? How do we help our family members become holy? Brandon and Fr. Blake share tips from their own lives and from Fr....


Another women's conference - an amazing lineup of presenters!



My House Workshop | Center for Healing, LLC

It's a difficult topic, but needs to be addressed. Here is an online workshop for men struggling with pornography, July 9-11.

centerforhealingkc.com May 28-30 Virtual Workshop has been cancelled. Rescheduled for July 9-11


Sean la luz - Witness to Love

Nuevo! Una serie de renovación matrimonial- Sean la luz- disponible comenzando el 14 de junio! La inscripción abrirá el 7 de junio y es requerida para acceder la serie desde la app de Testimonio de Amor GRATUITAMENTE



The Catholic Marriage Summit 2020: Your marriage is worth it!

Fantastic online retreat for couples (I think I forgot the link last time)

joyfuleverafter.org Don't miss this amazing [FREE!] event featuring Scott & Kimberly Hahn, Chris & Natalie Stefanick, Damon & Melanie Owens, Dan & Danielle Bean and more!


Discover the Gift - Online Event for Catholic Women

Women's retreat online - looks great!

giveninstitute.com Join us for a small taste of GIVEN! We welcome you to our online event Discover the Gift, where we invite all women “to receive the gift they are; realize the gifts they’ve been given; and respond with the gift that only they can give.” Download Press Release Skip to:


Online Pentecost retreat

Pentecost retreat ! Begins Sunday

aleteia.org Visit the post for more.

[05/29/20]   Great online retreat for couples


Discover the Gift - Online Event for Catholic Women

Online Women's Day retreat --- June 11-14

giveninstitute.com Join us for a small taste of GIVEN! We welcome you to our online event Discover the Gift, where we invite all women “to receive the gift they are; realize the gifts they’ve been given; and respond with the gift that only they can give.” Download Press Release Skip to:


Advice from a marriage counselor for couples in quarantine

Thoughts for couples during lockdown

aleteia.org There’s a lot of talk about the effect of quarantine on couples. Some people are thinking of this time as a sort of honeymoon, while others worry that divorces will skyrocket after lockdown e…


Free Theology of the Body Virtual Conference

Fantastic - free! - Theology of the Body conference.

Conference content available for free all weekend - if you want to watch it later, you need to buy a Premium Pass

tobvirtualconference.com This conference will be available worldwide between Friday, May 8, 2020, at 12PM EDT to Sunday, May 10, 2020, at Midnight.


This is so Powerful - The Chosen

Blessed Triduum to all!

I just found out about this program last week (was i the last one?) – the Chosen. I recommend it. A Christian endeavor – the actor playing Jesus has a FB page and streams a daily holy hour (!).

studios.vidangel.com The first original TV series about the life of Jesus Christ. Join 16,000 backers who made this show the most crowd-funded media project by watching the first episode free, then unlocking all four episodes!

Annunciation Byzantine Catholic Parish

Beautiful Easter liturgies - in the Eastern Catholic Church, this is the "Week of the Bridegroom"

Bridegroom Matins- Holy Wednesday


45 Unique Love Language Ideas for Your Spouse, Your Kids…and Yourself

As we learn to 'love one another' in this time of enforced closeness...

engagedmarriage.com Learning your partner’s love language is a great way to foster a healthy, long relationship. It can be frustrating when your love language and your partner’s don’t naturally align, but knowing them allows you to express your love in a way your partner will understand. Not familiar with love la...


The Pray More Lenten Retreat!

Free retreat ! Many options for Lent...

praymoreretreat.org Inspiring talks to help you focus your eyes on the Lord and transform your prayer life this Lent.

The Christmas Story

Another oldie but goodie - my favorite version of the Christmas Story

The story of Christmas as told by the children of St Paul's Church, Auckland, New Zealand. Anyone is welcome to show this film publicly, but not change it in...

Bishop Barron on The Advent Revolution

Oldie but goodie from Bishop Barron. For the waning days of Advent.

Another part of a video series from Wordonfire.org. Father Barron will be commenting on subjects from modern day culture. For more visit http://www.wordonfir...


An Exorcist and Psychiatrist Share Suggestions for Marriages

Tips for couples

ncregister.com Here are 12 habits to help you, by the grace of God, “stay the course.”


The Pray More Advent Retreat!

Winter (Advent) is coming!

praymoreretreat.org Inspiring talks to help you prepare for the coming of our Lord, Jesus Christ at Christmas.


How to Bless a Child

churchlifejournal.nd.edu Anna Keating on how blessings realign our world with Heaven.

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New Beginnings retreat    Sept 11, 12




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1 Peter Yorke Way
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SF Archdiocese-Human Life & Dignity SF Archdiocese-Human Life & Dignity
1 Peter Yorke Way
San Francisco, 94109

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Holy Name of Jesus Youth Group of The City Holy Name of Jesus Youth Group of The City
1555 39th Ave
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Hello, We are the Youth Group of Holy Name of Jesus Church at San Francisco. We welcome all youths from 6th grade and up. Come join us!!

Corpus Christi Church - San Francisco Corpus Christi Church - San Francisco
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Mother Church of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of San Francisco and is the Metropolitan Cathedral for the Ecclesiastical province of San Francisco.

Church of the Visitacion Church of the Visitacion
655 Sunnydale Ave
San Francisco, 94134

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