A look back at how he rose to pastoral challenges.
St. Patrick's Seminary moves forward
New professors hired and recruitment active.
Two parishes join hands in act of mercy
Afghan refugee family of four resettled in Bay Area. READ
Marin Knights, Marin Catholic make a difference
Raise money to build Catholic school in Uganda. READ
Local parishioner commissioned to paint Christ
Painting to hang in Steubenville, Ohio cathedral. READ
50 Catholic Scouts recognized
Earned badges in religious emblems program.
Gov. Brown signs new state budget.
No veto on abortion and assisted suicide funding. READ
USF names dean of School of Education
First woman dean in School of Education history.
Catholic Charities CEO takes seat
Jilma Meneses has replaced outgoing Jeff Bialik.
ON THE STREET WHERE YOU LIVE:
by Tom Burke
AROUND THE ARCHDIOCESE:
Holocaust survivor and Marin County resident Herbert Heller shared his story of incarceration at Auschwitz with St. Mary Star of the Sea parishioners in Sausalito on June 21. Heller was a guest of the parish Men's Club. READ
Father Ron Rolheiser
"Inchoate desire." READ
"History and humility: an old man's plea to young adults." READ
Father John Piederit, ADSF vicar for administration
"Mary, consecration and Christian life." READ
Father Charles Puthota
"The word of God"
LETTERS FROM READERS:
Michael Burke, San Marcos
James Phelan's complex history.
Charles Leyes, San Francisco
Respect for the gift of faith.
Peter Mandell, San Francisco
Trump wrong on climate pact.