Thursday, July 27, 6:00 – 10:00 pm
Star of the Sea Auditorium, 4420 Geary Blvd., San Francisco
Claire Herrick 415-751-0450 x22

Star of the Sea Church welcomes George Weigel, Distinguished Senior Fellow of the Ethics and Public Policy Center, a Catholic theologian, and one of America's leading public intellectuals. Weigel is the author of Witness to Hope: The Biography of Pope John Paul II and twenty other books. He is Senior Vatican Analyst for NBC News, and is a frequent guest on television and radio. His syndicated column, "The Catholic Difference," appears in 85 newspapers and magazines in seven countries, including our archdiocesan newspaper Catholic San Francisco. Parking is free. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased online at

Catholic Marriage Conference

Saturday, August 5, 9:00 am - 3:45 pm
Church of the Immaculate Heart of Mary
1040 Alameda de Las Pulgas, Belmont
Susie Lopez 469-237-1029,

The Archdiocese of San Francisco and the St. John Paul II Foundation present the 2nd annual "Together in Holiness" conference. This one-day event includes dynamic presentations, Mass celebrated by Archbishop Cordileone, Eucharistic Adoration, and Reconciliation. Speakers include Dr. Ray Guarendi, national TV & radio host; Mary Caprio, Fellow of the St. John Paul II Foundation; and local speaker John Hamlon. Complimentary childcare (2-12 years) is available, space limited. Cost is $59 a couple or $35 individual; early bird discounts are available until June 30. Learn more and register at the website, above.

Helping Formerly Incarcerated Re-enter Society

Friday, September 8, 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
St. Mary's Cathedral, San Francisco

SPONSORED BY The San Francisco Archdiocese Restorative Justice Ministry.
• Address: 1111 Gough Street
• Contact: Julio Escobar
• Email:
• Website:
• Phone: 415-861-9579

The Archdiocese of San Francisco Restorative Justice Ministry is sponsoring a "Conference on Re-entry: Best Practices, Resources, and a Call to Action."

This free event is for formerly incarcerated adults and teens, advocates and service providers, victims services workers, law enforcement, correctional, and probation professionals, educational, religious, social justice, and health institutions, and all who are interested in understanding and responding to post-release needs and re-integration challenges.

Come learn, network, and build positive relationships with Bay Area colleagues. The Conference will be held in the Cathedral Event Center, with free parking. Continental breakfast is provided. Registration is required: space is limited.